DEA - Doctors for the environment
  • Making our health system more sustainable

    Making our health system more sustainable: An ideas paper for the Commissioner of Environmental Sustainability, Victoria written by DEA member Lisa Rasmussen for the Victorian Environmental Commissioner, Professor Kate Auty. DEA thanks Professor Auty for agreeing to it being published on the DEA website.…

    Read More | Posted in: Green Health Care | 06 March 2014 - Dr Lisa Rasmussen
  • Healthy hospitals, healthy planet, healthy people

    This 2009 draft discussion paper published by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and Health Care Without Harm (HCWH) is based on the WHO's mandate from member states to develop "programmes for health systems that will contribute to reducing their own greenhouse gas emissions".  The paper outlines…

    Read More | Posted in: Green Health Care | 05 February 2011 - Eugenie Kayak
  • Hospitals & Sustainability

    Co-authored by Brenton Burger and Peter Newman, the latter being Dean of the Curtin University Sustainability Policy Institute and a member of DEA's Scientific Committee. This comprehensive paper is divided into 5 themes: Energy, Waste, Water, Transport, Digital Management and Human Dimensions and…

    Read More | Posted in: Green Health Care | 05 February 2011 - Eugenie Kayak
  • Sustainable Hospitals - Response to Victorian Climate Change Green Paper

    Doctors for the Environment Australia has a "green hospitals group" and is taking an increasing interest in promoting action to reduce the carbon footprint of hospitals. Although the submission is to the Government of Victoria, it is nevertheless relevant to all hospitals in Australia.   For further…

    Read More | Posted in: Green Health Care | 31 January 2011 - Dr Eugenie Kayak
  • DEA Guide to Greening Your Hospital

    Download this pdf article using the link on your right. ...

    Read More | Posted in: Green Health Care | 31 January 2011 - Dr Eugenie Kayak & Dr Forbes McGain
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