About Health Care Without Harm Europe

We are the European arm of a global organisation with three regional offices - HCWH US & Canada (United States), HCWH Europe (Belgium), and HCWH Asia (The Philippines) - as well as two teams covering the Latin America region and global projects.

HCWH Europe’s area of operations covers the 53 countries of the World Health Organization’s Europe region and was established in 2003 to focus on lobbying at an EU level and implementing sustainable practices in European healthcare.


As a commitment to our transparency, HCWH Europe's Articles of Association can be viewed online as well as our sustainability policy. The organisation is an international non-profit association (AISBL) registered in Belgium (BCE number: 0767.799.441) and is also listed on the EU Transparency Register.

We also make the most recent audit of our finances (2022) publicly available.

Building networks for sustainable healthcare

To maximise the scale and impact of our work, HCWH Europe is also a member of many different environmental and health networks, partners with international agencies, and participates in a number of international processes.

You can read more about these affiliations on the EU Transparency Register. 

HCWH Europe at 20 years

HCWH Europe celebrates two decades of sustainable healthcare with its new anniversary report. Sustainable healthcare: the past, the present, and the future looks back at progress across the sector in Europe since HCWH Europe’s founding in 2003, and ahead, to the next 20 years to come.

HCWH Europe annual reports

Read about our work in our 2021 Annual Report. Previous reports are available below.

2021 - 2020 - 2019 - 2018