Health Care Without Harm - Asia
June-July 2015 Newsletter
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Call for Case Studies! 2015 GGHH Asia Conference

Health Care Without Harm-Asia invites all hospitals, health systems, and health organizations across the region to submit their case studies on any of the Global Green and Healthy Hospitals’ (GGHH) 10 Agenda Goals for presentation at the 2015 GGHH Asia Conference. Read more...

"Tackling climate change could be the greatest health opportunity of the 21st century"
Leading medical journal The Lancet releases major report on health and climate change

HCWH-Asia asserts: Health must be considered in climate policy and energy choices
HCWH-Asia's Healthy Energy Initiative at the  roundtable forum hosted by the UK Embassy and Philippine Department of Health

Deaths of workers in Semirara show that coal mining is a health risk too
The death of at least six coal mine workers in Semirara Island in Antique last July 17 indicates that coal mining is another health risk that cannot be ignored... more

Sisters of St. Paul de Chartres: Stewards of health and the environment
GGHH member Catholic health care ministry reflects on Pope Francis's encyclical

Welcome to our new GGHH members!

HCWH - Asia's Upcoming Events

27 July - Waste Management Forum (Cebu, Philippines)
20 August - Forum on the 2015 Lancet Report (Manila, Philippines)
25 August - Global Forum on Research and Innovation for Health (Manila, Philippines)
25 August - GGHH Forum on Greening Hospitals' Food System (Manila, Philippines)

Are you a Filipino health professional who uses solar panels at home? Inspire others with your story through a short documentary being filmed by our Healthy Energy Initiative campaign! Send an e-mail to 

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