Presentations | HCWH Europe AGM & GGHH members meeting 2017

On 4th and 5th May 2016, the 2017 HCWH Europe Annual General Meeting (AGM) took place at Vivantes Hospital Neukölln, Berlin.

Over 40 people representing HCWH Europe and GGHH members from 12 different countries came together to hear about HCWH Europe’s work over the past year and share experiences in sustainable healthcare from their own organisations and regions.

The event also saw the second meeting of European members of HCWH’s Global Green and Healthy Hospitals (GGHH) network, and members from France, Germany, the UK, and Spain strategised and learned more about the new tools and resources that GGHH offers. You can read HCWH Europe's round-up of the event here.


Day 1

Safer Pharma campaign video | Adela Maghear, Pharmaceuticals Policy Officer - Health Care Without Harm Europe

Pharmaceuticals in the environment | Natalia Blyshchyk, Chemical Safety and Waste Management Program Specialist - Center for Environmental Solutions (BY)

How to build capacity for decision making in environmental health | Polyxeni Nicolopoulou Stamati, Professor of Environmental Pathology - Medical School of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (GR)

Sustainability at Region Jämtland Härjedalen | Lena Stig, Project Manager - Region Jämtland Härjedalen (SE)

Introduction to Austria Doctors for a Healthy Environment (AeGU) | Kathrin Lemmerer, Scientific Staff Member (Biologist) - AeGU (AT)

Sustainability at Landspítali | Hulda Steingrímsdóttir, Environmental Manager - Landspítali (IS)

Day 2 

Sustainable and healthy food | Rachel Billod-MulalicInternational Relations - C2DS (FR)

Driving green product development and human rightsCharlotta BraskSustainability Director - Stockholm County Council (SE)

PVC-Free Bloodbag project | Lena Stig, Project Manager - PVC-Free Bloodbag project

Substitution of hazardous chemicals | Anders Bolmstedt, Chemist - Region Västra Götaland (SE)

Delivering low carbon, sustainable travel in the NHS | Will Clark, Director of Environment & Transformation - Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (UK)

Improving energy efficiency by taking care of the environment [in Spanish] | Raquel Moreno Blasco, Responsible for the Environmental Committee - Hospital Guadarrama (ES)

Healthcare waste in the EU: A short overview Pawel GluszynskiCampaigner - Polish Zero Waste Association (PL)

Guidelines and good examples for waste prevention | Kristina de GeerEnvironmental Manager - Region Skåne (SE)

Protecting children from hazardous chemicals | Chantal Van Den BosscheCommunications Coordiantor - WECF: Women Engagae for a Common Future (NL)