Health sector solutions to address climate change
Repository Posting Date2020-02-21T17:57:24Z
Author DetailsDebbie Wilson, DHSc (Candidate) ISSP; Kristine Qureshi, PhD, RN, CEN, PHNA-BC, FAAN; Jessica (Jessiquita) Madrid, RN, BScN, MSc Community Health
Original PublisherSigma Theta Tau International
Other Title(s)Sigma Education: Climate Change. Webinar 2
TypeEducational Material, Public Health
Level of EvidenceExpert Opinion (nationally/internationally recognized)
KeywordsNursing Leadership; Climate Change; Health Sector; Solutions; Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health; Nurse Role
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Webinar Details: Sigma’s Climate and Health Webinar Series with the ANHE (Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments)
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The health sector is a major contributor to climate change, with health care’s climate footprint equal to about 4.4% of global net greenhouse gas emissions. Hospitals, health care systems, health organizations, and public health departments can lead by example by implementing climate-smart health care solutions, reducing their carbon footprint, and building health sector and community resilience to the impacts of climate change. On this webinar speakers will provide an overview of how the health sector contributes to climate change and showcase initiatives being instituted by health systems and health organizations to reduce climate pollution. Speakers will additionally share how health infrastructure can be strengthened to build community resilience and improve preparedness and response to climate-related health risks.
DescriptionModerator: Anabell Castro Thompson, MSN, APRN, ANP-C, FAAN, FA
Date of Publication2020
Series/Report No.Sigma/ANHE A Global Movement for Health - Nursing Leadership on Climate Change;Webinar 2
Version of PublicationPublisher’s Version
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