The 6th Green Hospitals Asian Conference is coming to India on February 1 - 3, 2023! After navigating through the challenges of the pandemic the past 2 years, we can now finally be together to continue our efforts towards low-carbon, climate-resilient, sustainable health systems and healthier communities.
The 6th GHAC aims to build a stronger leadership and movement for healthcare climate action across Asia, focusing on resilience, mitigation, and pandemic recovery.
- To foster sharing of knowledge and experiences on climate adaptation and resilience in Asian healthcare while also tackling the issue of health inequity and universal access to healthcare.
- To establish a vision of low-carbon and sustainable healthcare in Asia, highlighting the experiences in procurement and waste management as a mitigation action
- To identify the lessons learned for achieving global health and environmental goals from COVID-19
- To broaden and highlight the leadership role of the healthcare sector in transforming and influencing climate and health actions, operations, policies and programs across Asia.
The theme for this year’s GHAC, “Health Equity and Climate Change: Healthcare Leadership for Decarbonization, Resilience, and Recovery,” reiterates the importance of leadership in the health sector to achieve health equity and social justice through promoting stronger environmental standards and policies, building back better from disasters and pandemics, and mobilizing health care institutions and professionals to be at the forefront of climate conversations.
GHAC 2023 will take place at the Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences in India on February 1 to 3, 2023 hosted by the Centre for Chronic Disease Control/Public Health Foundation of India, and co-hosted by Health Care Without Harm in Southeast Asia, Healthy Energy Initiative India, Doctors for Clean Air/Lung Care Foundation India, and Association of Healthcare Providers India, supported by Health Care Without Harm Global.
It will be a 3-day conference featuring plenary sessions on healthcare climate leadership, low-carbon and resilient healthcare, sustainable healthcare waste management, green procurement, and so much more!
Government representatives, ministries of health, key public health professionals, healthcare facilities and organizations and industry stakeholders from around Asia are invited!