June 8, 2021 - “One of the principles as doctors is to first cause no harm, and through our own emissions we are causing harm,” says Dr John Van Der Kallen. “We need to ...
“The worlds of sustainability and health have developed almost independently of one another …it is time to reunite them in the interests of our quality of life.”
Sir Gustav Nossal, Healthy Parks, Healthy People Congress, 2010.
REPORT ON SUSTAINABLE HEALTHCARE
Net Zero emissions DEA’s report on sustainable healthcare (Dec 2020)
March 17, 2021 - Climate change is a health emergency, which is already contributing to life-threatening illness and deaths and the Australian healthcare sector is part of the problem – contributing about 7 per cent to Australia’s national carbon emission footprint.
March 2, 2021 - Health professionals are increasingly treating climate-related illnesses, and healthcare services are vulnerable to a range of risks, including an increase in patient demand and threats to infrastructure, workforce and supply chains.
January 22, 2021 - Human health and the environment are facing massive challenges. DEA made recommendations that include the recognition of and funding for the impending health crises imposed by climate change and the ...
December 13, 2020 - Towards net zero emissions in healthcare The changing climate is exposing our patients and communities to more frequent and intense extreme weather. Health professionals are increasingly treating climate-related illnesses, and ...
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