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HCWH Releases Report on Clean Technology, Climate Change, and the Health Sector
Posted On: April 15, 2014
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  • Tags: climate change, Renewable Energy

As the health care sector works to lead their communities in improving their environmental footprint, Health Care Without Harm (HCWH) is proud to announce that our new report , “Health Care & Climate Change: An Opportunity for Transformative...

Health Professionals Worldwide Demand Urgent Climate Action Following IPCC Report
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Posted On: April 3, 2014
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  • US & Canada
  • Tags: climate and health

Health and medical organizations from around the world are calling on governments to respond to the major health risks described in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)’s recent Second Working Group reporting, ‘Impacts,...

HCWH Announces Top Winners in Climate and Health Contest for Nurses
Posted On: April 3, 2014
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  • US & Canada
  • Tags: climate and health, nurses

In late 2013, HCWH decided to conduct a contest for nurses about climate change solutions. The idea was simple. Ask nurses to tell us why they care about climate change and ask them to submit proposals about addressing the causes and/or impacts...

Seattle Public Health, Environment Groups and Medical Professionals Come Together to Address Growing Crisis of Antibiotic Resistance
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Posted On: April 1, 2014
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  • US & Canada
  • Tags: healthy food, antibiotic resistance

Hundreds of public health and environmental advocates and medical professionals in the greater Seattle area are speaking out to make the case for stronger regulation of non-therapeutic antibiotics in Washington’s food supply.

Hospitals take steps to set healthy examples for patients
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Posted On: March 31, 2014
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  • Tags: healthy food, HHI

In an effort to practice what they preach, Boston-area hospitals have begun to adopt widespread changes to encourage healthier eating among patients, visitors, and staff and to make their own facilities less damaging to the environment.

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