Health Care Without Harm has developed a new webpage as a resource center for GGHH members, our partners and the broader community around the world engaged at the intersection of environment, climate change and health.

April 21, 2020

As the coronavirus outbreak expands globally, there is increasing concern about how to deal with waste arising from potentially infectious patients, the staff caring for them and medical laboratories.

March 30, 2020

World Water Day 2020, on 22 March, is about water and climate change – and how the two are inextricably linked. Much of health care delivery in developing countries takes place in settings where there are inadequate or non-existent municipal water or treatment facilities.

March 22, 2020

We recognize the burden our community is under. Many of you are on the front lines of this unfolding crisis caring for people with COVID-19. From all the staff at Health Care Without Harm and Global Green and Healthy Hospitals, thank you for your tireless work during this unprecedented time. We have heard countless stories of hope, community, and compassion from across the health care sector. We are all humbled and inspired by you.

March 19, 2020

The theme for the third Global Recycling Day is “Recycling Heroes”, to recognize people, places and activities that showcase the important role recycling plays in creating a healthy planet.

March 18, 2020

Health Care Without Harm is looking for a seasoned technical professional, with strong relationship and management skills, to lead the implementation of its projects in Latin America and play a leadership role in the development of HCWH´s regional strategy, in close partnership with the regional and the international team.

March 13, 2020

Edward Rubinstein is Director of Environmental Compliance, Energy & Sustainability at University Health Network (UHN) based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Started in 1999, this multi-award winning environmental sustainability program has implemented a variety of innovative initiatives that have led to energy savings, successful product substitutions and changes in user culture to foster a more sustainable health care.

March 10, 2020

The recording of our 2019 webinar, Health care’s climate footprint: Report findings and opportunities for action, as well as the presentations of our presenters are now available for GGHH members to access on GGHH Connect. Organized by Health Care Without Harm and its GGHH program, this webinar presented the findings and recommendations from the Health Care Without Harm report on Health care’s climate footprint and showcased the innovative solutions that members of the GGHH network are implementing around the world to take climate action and reduce the climate footprint of the health care sector.

February 12, 2020