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HCWH-Asia 10th Anniversary Photos
Posted On: December 12, 2013
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HCWH-Asia turned 10 years old. The weeklong celebration includes visit to Philippine Senator and climate change champion Loren Legarda, a Medical Ecology Forum with HCWH President Gary Cohen where Philippine hospitals signed the Philippine...

Mandela: In Memoriam (Guest post by HCWH partner groundWork)
Posted On: December 9, 2013
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Guest blog entry from Bobby Peek, Director of groundWork, Friends of the Earth South Africa. Photo courtesy of www.sagoodnews.co.za.The environmental justice movement, and indeed my own environmental justice activism is grounded by the...

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH NEWS: Hospitals must be disaster-proof—expert
Posted On: November 16, 2013
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  • Tags: haiyan, yolanda, safer health care

Slideshow photo courtest of NASA Goddard Space Flight CenterArticle by Tessa R. Salazar, published by business.inquirer.net, November 16, 2013:On November 7 and 8, “Yolanda” (international name “Haiyan”), the strongest...

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH NEWS: Environment-friendly strategies for patients urged
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Posted On: November 15, 2013
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By Tessa R. Salazar, published by business.inquirer.net, November 15, 2013:HCWH has been calling for the elimination of meat products grown with antibiotics and sugary sweet beverages from hospitals’ catering and canteen services. It...

Philippine Typhoon | A Devastating Wake Up Call
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Posted On: November 15, 2013
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Philippines — Will climate change adversely impact human health? Ask the survivors of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.In a matter of hours last week, at least 2,500 people died in one small city alone. Six-hundred thousand others...

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