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MEDIA ADVISORY | Rx PRESCRIPTION: Protect Patients Eliminate Plastic
Posted On: October 12, 2018
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As the global healthcare charges forward, it leaves behind a waste crisis waiting to explode and by 2050, the UN anticipates that there will be more plastic than fish in the world’s oceans unless we change our behaviour and stop using single-use...

ASIAN HEALTHCARE SECTOR STEPS UP IN THE GLOBAL CLIMATE ACTION -- JOINS CLIMATE SUMMIT IN CALIFORNIA
Posted On: September 12, 2018
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 Southeast Asian countries are highly vulnerable to climate-related hazards such as droughts, cyclones, sea level rise, floods and landslides, according to a published report1 by the International Development Research Center (IDRC)1. In...

HEALTHY ENERGY INITIATIVE | Health Department & Frontline Communities Gather to Discuss Revival of Health Impact Assessment
Posted On: September 10, 2018
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 September 7, 2018 --- Frontline communities from various mining, coal and waste districts in the Philippines gathered last Friday to meet with Department of Health (DOH) in an aim to revive the Health Impact Assessment (HIA) in light of the...

PRESS RELEASE | Pulmonologists and Chest Physicians from different Cities in India Urge Environment Ministry Not to Delay in Implementing the Emissions Standards from Coal Plants
Posted On: August 5, 2018
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New Delhi, 2 August 2018:  At least 13 lead Pulmonologists and Chest Physicians from 6 cities including New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad, Coimbatore and Bangalore have urged the Environment Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan to implement the...

PRESS RELEASE | Health Advocates Launch Air Pollution Watchdog
Posted On: July 25, 2018
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Healthy Air Advocates (from left to right): Khevin Yu of Greenpeace Southeast Asia, Dr. Roger Dazo of the Philippine Medical Association, Dr.

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