April 2016

In this Issue

 GGHH Launches System to Track Sustainable Health Care Waste Management
 South Africa | GGHH Annual Community Planning Meeting
 GGHH Asia Conference to Be Held in Indonesia, August 2016
 Welcome New Members!
 Featured Case Studies: Waste, Energy, Pharmaceuticals

Welcome New Members

 Alabang Medical Clinic, Philiippines
 Centro de Medicina y Cirugía Ambulatoria, United States
 Centro de Salud Familiar Las Américas, Chile (2020 Challenge participan)
 Corporación Hospitalaria Juan Ciudad – Mederi, Colombia
 Durban University of Technology, South Africa
 Fraser Health, Canada (2020 Challenge participant)
 Gerencia de Atención Integrada de Hellín, Spain
 Hospital Civil de Guadalajara, Mexico (2020 Challenge participant)
 Hospital Peñaflor, Chile
 Hospital Provincial Talagante, Chile
 Instituto Argentino de Diagnóstico y Tratamiento S.A. (IADT), Argentina
 Kuwait Medical Association, Kuwait
 Nueva Clínica Sagrado Corazón S.A.S., Colombia
 Prince of Wales Private Hospital, Australia
 Providence Health Care, Canada (2020 Challenge participant)
 Provincial Health Services Authority, Canada (2020 Challenge participant)
 Red de Salud del Suroriente - E.S.E., Colombia
 Southern Western Sub-structure, South Africa
 Vancouver Coastal Health, Canada (2020 Challenge participant)
 See full list of members

As of April 2016, GGHH has more than 600 Members from 35 countries from all over the world representing the interest of more than 20.700 Hospitals and Health Centers.

Featured Case Studies

Brazil | Electronic Waste Disposal, Albert Einstein Hospital. Download case study.

Taiwan | Increasing Energy Effectiveness by Management Methods, E-DA Hospital. Download case study
Spain | Measures to Reduce Production of Hazardous Health Care Waste, Departament of Health from de Xàtiva – Ontinyent. Download case study
See full list of case studies

GGHH 2015 Annual Report: Rising to New Heights

Global Green and Healthy Hospitals (GGHH) is proud to announce the worldwide release of its 2015 Annual Progress Report.

From reaching new membership milestones, to the debut of a series of new tools and resources to educate and assist our members in their work at facilities around the globe, to the launch of our new initiative, the 2020 Health Care Climate Challenge, mobilizing the health sector to lead the way to a healthy future for the planet, 2015 was our most exciting year yet…and we are just getting started!

We find our members at the forefront of sustainable health care, creating innovative, high impact solutions to reduce the environmental footprint of health care facilities on every continent.  They continue to raise the bar in this field and we couldn’t be prouder of their accomplishments and to be working alongside them.

Learn all about all this past year of success and growth as well as our plans for GGHH in the year to come in our 2015 Annual Progress Report. Thank you for your continued support and collaboration as we work together to transform the health sector.

GGHH Launches System to Track Sustainable Health Care Waste Management

GGHH is proud to announce the launch of its brand new waste reduction measurement system (in English) as part of its online data center for members, available in GGHH Connect.

The Health Care Waste Management self-assessment is part of the first international effort to take collective measurable actions to reduce the health sector’s environmental footprint.

This new tool will assist GGHH members to achieve their waste goals and to meet the principles of: reduce, reuse and recycle. Read more

South Africa | GGHH Annual Community Planning Meeting

The 2016 GGHH South Africa community planning meeting took place from the 19th to the 21st of January 2016, in the city of Kwazulu-Natal.

The event brought together GGHH members from around the country to engage and collaborate with each other, celebrate achievements from 2015, and learn about the upcoming GGHH member offerings and programs for 2016 as they plan for the year ahead. Read more

GGHH Asia Conference to Be Held in Indonesia, August 2016

GGHH Asia Regional Conference, which will be held from 3 to 6 August 2016 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, will be hosted by GGHH member, the National Network of Health Promoting Hospitals and Health Services of Indonesia (HPH-Indonesia). Read more

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