Health Care Without Harm Asia
January - February 2017 Newsletter
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Philippines | Green and safe health care pushed during DOH summit

Antipolo, Rizal -- Health Care Without Harm Asia recently joined the Department of Health (DOH) in the Summit on Green and Safe Health Care Facilities participated in by hospital representatives from all over the country. Read more...

Thailand | HCWH joins ADB forum on SMART health care

Bangkok, Thailand -- In partnership with the Asian Development Bank (ADB), Health Care Without Harm joined the session 21st Century SMART Health Service Delivery for Universal Health Coverage and Inclusive Growth last January 29. Read more...

India | Health sector leaders launch health and environment leadership platform

Representatives of more than 5,000 healthcare institutions and several thousand healthcare professionals around the country that form the Health and Environment Leadership Platform (HELP) released a joint statement today calling for concerted action to reduce air pollution in India. Read more...

Philippines | Bangladesh waste mgt NGO learns from Philippine hospitals

Quezon City, Philippines -- Health Care Without Harm Asia recently welcomed PRISM Bangladesh Foundation to the Philippines to showcase how hospitals here are implementing sustainable healthcare waste management practices. Read more...

Philippines | Groups say no to waste-to-energy on Zero Waste Month

Quezon City, Philippines -- In celebration of Zero Waste Month in the Philippines, Health Care Without Harm Asia joined the country’s environmental network in a series of activities and events that promoted sustainable waste practices and intensified the call to stop plans to use waste-to-energy (WtE) technologies in the country. Read more...


GGHH Asia Webinar Introducing Hippocrates

Watch the recording of GGHH Asia's webinar introducing the features of our innovative data center Hippocrates.

#KlimaTalks: A Session on Coal and Health

Healthy Energy Initiative Campaigner Paeng Lopez sat down with Climate Reality Philippines to discuss the health impacts of coal in communities. Watch the video here.


In partnership with the Department of Health, HCWH Asia's Global Green and Healthy Hospitals team and Director Ramon San Pascual recently visited the Cotabato Medical Center to assess how it can be built as a low carbon and climate resilient health facility.

HCWH Asia recently visited Bicol Medical Center in Naga City to conduct an initial health care waste assessment. Director Ramon San Pascual was joined by Medical Waste Campaigner Ayeth Enrile and Global Green and Healthy Hospitals' Sustainability Officer Moresa Reyes.


Health Impacts of Energy from Coal

March 10 | Cocoon Boutique Hotel, Quezon City

This invite-only forum organized by the Healthy Energy Initiative will enable participants to understand the energy mix in the Philippines, potential health impacts of proposed and operational plants, and how health professionals can support pollution-affected communities. E-mail us to know more about the event.
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