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Environmental Scientist Points Out PH Lack of Capability to Test for Dioxins from Waste Incinerators
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Posted On: September 25, 2016
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  • Tags: waste to energy, Incineration, solid waste management, philippines

Quezon City Philippines -- Amid noise triggered by a controversial government’s decision to allow “waste-to-energy” (WtE) technologies to burn garbage, a distinguished environmental scientist drew attention to the country’s lack of local...

Knowledge Exchange Between China and US to Foster Environmentally Sustainable Health Care
Posted On: September 20, 2016
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This week in San Francisco, Health Care Without Harm will be hosting a meeting including the members of a Chinese delegation headed by Mr. Yang Hongwei, Deputy Director General of the China National Health Development Research Center, and...

India | Sofia Ashraf Challenges Unilever CEO Paul Polman in Brand New Video
Posted On: September 16, 2016
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  • Tags: Kodaikanal, mercury contamination, Unilever India

Rapper/performer Sofia Ashraf is back with another video for the #UnileverPollutes campaign. Last year, Unilever’s mercury mess made international news with Sofia’s parody music video ‘Kodaikanal won’t. 591 ex-workers were compensated by...

A World Free from Plastic Pollution
Posted On: September 14, 2016
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  • Tags: Break Free from Plastic, plastic pollution

HCWH-Asia supports the Global Plastics Movement Alignment Project

Nepal | Strength from Disaster Conference Declaration
Posted On: August 31, 2016
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In April this year, exactly one year on from the devastating Gorkha earthquake in Nepal, a conference was held to discuss the lessons learned from the disaster and how the health care sector can become more resilient in the face of natural and...

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