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Designing a Renewable Food System
Posted On: January 17, 2017
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  • US & Canada
  • Tags: HCWH US and Canada, Healthy Food in Health Care, Resilient Communities

Borrowing from the renewable energy sector, we can create a better food system by organizing regional governments to create markets for smaller producers and establishing coordinated networks.

Hospital Food Services Moving from High-Fat, High-Calorie and Snacky to Healthy
Posted On: January 17, 2017
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  • US & Canada
  • Tags: HCWH US and Canada, Healthy Food in Health Care, Michigan

Crain's Detroit article details the evolution of healthy food in hospitals in Michigan--how far they've come and where there is room for improvement.

Dr. Peter Orris Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award
Posted On: January 3, 2017
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  • US & Canada
  • Tags: WFPHA, awards, public health

The World Federation of Public Health Associations has awarded Dr. Orris the prize in recognition of his continued work in campaigns to improve environmental health.

Better Health Leads To Less Carbon Emissions
Posted On: December 20, 2016
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  • US & Canada
  • Tags: climate change, health care, Gary Cohen, carbon emissions

Gary Cohen and Charlotta Brask discuss addressing the root causes of the health sector's contribution to carbon emissions in TBL magazine.

COP 22 Summit Sought to Map Implementation of Paris Agreement
Posted On: November 23, 2016
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  • US & Canada
  • Tags: climate and health, COP 22, climate change, paris agreement

Look back on key events and emerging initiatives from the 22nd Conference of the Parties in Marrakech, Morocco.

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