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“Towards a Sustainable Climate-Resilient Asian Healthcare” 5th Green Hospitals Asian Conference, Oct 8-10, 2019

NewGen Surgical is proud to be a Platinum Sponsor for the 5th Annual Green Hospitals Asian Conference in Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore. This annual three-day conference produced by HealthCare Without Harm, Global Green and Healthy Hospitals, Kboo Teck Puat Hospital National Healthcare Group, and HPA of the Ministry of Health and Welfare of Taiwan  and brings together people who share a common value — to build a sustainable and climate-resilient world, specifically in improving sustainable procurement in Healthcare.

Founder Rob Chase will speak the first day, “Using Smart Sustainable Design in Products to Eliminate Plastic Pollution and Environmental Burden; how Climate Smart Procurement and EPP Programs Can Have Measurable and Meaningful Impact.  ”

“We will join hundreds of medical professionals, hospitals, health systems, and environmental justice advocates from across the healthcare ecosystem. ‘, said Chase, who added, “ We are eager not only to exhibit our climate-smart products that align perfectly with procurement EPP initiatives but also to learn how together we can promote sustainability in healthcare. “

The conference theme, “Towards a Sustainable , Climate -resilient Asian Healthcare’, features deep dive sessions on procurement, toxicity reduction, plastics in healthcare, air pollution, and managing waste. The conference theme hopes to achieve working on solutions as “Healthcare contributes to carbon emissions through energy consumption, transport, and products manufactured, used and disposed of.”  Health Care Without Harm Asia publishes many tool kits for its member hospitals, and Mobilizing healthcare to Prevent Plastic Pollution.

Health Care Without Harm  Health Care Without Harm (HCWH) is an international NGO that seeks to transform the health sector worldwide so that it becomes ecologically sustainable and a leading advocate for environmental health and justice.  Health Care Without Harm has worked for 23 years with the health care sector to reduce its use of toxic chemicals and generation of waste, while transforming the supply chain and fostering climate action.  With offices in the United States, Europe, Asia; a regional team in Latin America; and country-level partnerships with national organizations in Australia, Brazil, China, India, South Africa, and Nepal; Health Care Without Harm is a leader in mobilizing the health care sector to realize this vision.