WHO World Health Day

7 Apr 2024

WHO World Health Day is celebrated on 7th April and each year draws attention to a specific health topic of concern to people all over the world.

Irish Doctors for the Environment has prepared the following guides for greener models of healthcare:

  • Sustainable healthcare introductory guide which covers  healthcare waste, anaesthetic gases, pharmaceutical waste & antimicrobial resistance, inhaler prescribing and recycling, sustainable diets, and active transport.
  • The green inhaler toolkit which includes a brief pocket guide to being a green prescriber: inhalers; a device choice and technique table; and an evidence-based guide to being a green prescriber: inhalers.
  • Climate conversations – a series of podcasts with various health professionals, covering topics related to healthcare and sustainability.

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