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Presenting our new tool: Sustainable procurement checklist 
 

 

More than 70% of the climate footprint of the health care sector stems from its supply chain and purchasing. Sustainable procurement practices provide an opportunity to significantly reduce these emissions and impacts. Join us for the launch of the Checklist, a new tool, exclusive for GGHH members, designed to support the health care sector to embed sustainability into procurement programs around the world.

This is the perfect tool to use with our Sustainable Procurement Guide, a comprehensive resource for health care organizations to build a best-in-class sustainable procurement program. 

GGHH will be hosting two sessions to accommodate a variety of time zones. Both sessions will be recorded and require registration prior to the event.

During both sessions, you will learn about the new checklist and its benefits and hear from GGHH members showcasing their experience developing and implementing successful sustainable procurement programs.

Register now for the virtual launch:
 

Session 1 - July 13 - 10 AM ET | 11 AM ART | 4 PM CEST | 4 PM SAST

To access the time and date in your time zone, click here.

To register for session 1, click here.

Simultaneous translation will be available in English and Spanish.


Session 2 – July 15- 8 AM IST | 12.30 PM AEST | 10.30 AM PhST

To access the time and date in your time zone, click here.

To register for session 2, click here.

NEW RESOURCES

Quick guides: Gloves and disinfectants

Health Care Without Harm and GGHH recently launched five new quick guides: Procurement and sustainability criteria for gloves, surface and instrument disinfection, and routine hand hygiene. These resources were developed to help hospitals and health centers support and advance their sustainable procurement programs.

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Western Australian Department of Health

GGHH is delighted to welcome this organization as an official member of the network. WA Health manages the largest area in the world covered by a single health authority, serving a population of more than 2.7 million people in an area spanning over 2.5 million square kilometers. 

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CASE STUDY 

Eco WarriERs: a team focused on waste management

Fiona Stanley Hospital, a GGHH member in the South metropolitan area of Western Australia, revitalized an environmental sustainability group to develop and introduce waste management and recycling initiatives in their emergency department.

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More than 40 health care facilities in Peru join GGHH

In a joint effort with the General Directorate of Disaster Risk Management and National Defense in Health (DIGERD) of the Ministry of Health of Peru, a total of 41 health establishments in that country began the process to join the network.

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Welcome to our new GGHH members


We would like to welcome these new members to our Global Green and Healthy Hospitals network
  • Barwon Health - Australia

  • Doctors for the Environment Australia (DEA) - Australia

  • The Eye Surgery Hastings - New Zealand

  • Center for Health Environment Research and Development (CHERAD) - Vietnam

  • Kasturi Hospital - India

  • West Java Mental Hospital - Indonesia

  • BG Klinikum Unfallkrankenhaus Berlin (UKB) - Germany

  • CHIREC Hospital Group - Belgium

  • Psychiatric Clinic Tzeranis - Psychis Omma - Greece

  • CarePoint (Africa Health Holdings) - Kenya

  • General Authority of Healthcare (GAHC) - Egypt

  • Unidad Médica Orluz (UMO) - Colombia

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