Search Tag: climate change

Health Management

2021: Reset or Not?

2021 15 Feb

As we move into 2021, and as the second wave of COVID-19 continues to rage, HealthManagement.org asked healthcare experts what they anticipate as the most significant change this year and what they would like to see in the future. Read on for a snapshot on whether healthcare in 2021 needs a reset and what could be improved. Prof Christian... Read more

Executive Health Management

2020 21 Feb

Health Care Without Harm Europe is seeking a public hospital in the Mediterranean region to join their latest climate-smart healthcare project, Low-carbon healthcare in the Mediterranean region . The project will help to develop the Mediterranean as a best-practice region for low-carbon healthcare in Europe supported by... Read more

Executive Health Management

Rising Climates and the Impact of Healthcare

2019 16 Oct

Climate change concerns are becoming more and more difficult to ignore, with disruptions causing issues for health, businesses and people’s lives in general. To make a positive change businesses need to find ways of becoming sustainable, but how should healthcare management fit this into their ever-conflicting list of priorities?   Through the increased... Read more

Executive Health Management

Global Road Maps Required for Healthcare

2019 18 Sep

In recent years, scientists have highlighted the urgency for countries and industries to limit carbon emissions to help mitigate the dreadful effects of climate change. Interestingly, in what seems to be a paradox, a new report cites the healthcare sector as among the world's largest greenhouse gas (GHG) emitters.    The report,... Read more

Executive Health Management

Climate change and healthcare architecture

2018 07 Nov

IFHE Vice–President hopes for more sustainability in healthcare. HealthManagement  spoke to Daniela Pedrini, a leading light in the International Federation of Health Engineering (IFHE) on the changes she wants to see taking shape in healthcare architecture in the years ahead. What are your responsibilities holding top positions... Read more

Executive Health Management

New Global Programme For Urban Health and Wellbeing

2014 12 Dec

World health, environmental, behavioural and social science experts have launched a major new interdisciplinary scientific collaboration that aims to achieve better health for billions of people living in fast-growing urban areas. The new global Urban Health and Wellbeing Programme has these key objectives: Empower planners and policy-makers with... Read more