Sustainability and environmental impact: clinical and educational perspectives
Healthcare has a huge environmental footprint. The Australian health sector is responsible for seven percent of Australia's total GHG emissions. In 2017-18 Victorian public health services generated approximately 35,000 tonnes of solid waste. Around 7,551 tonnes were recycled, and 4,566 tonnes were clinical waste. Disposal costs were close to $17 million dollars.
Join a multidisciplinary panel of experts for a fascinating presentation that will dive into the sustainability and environmental impact of healthcare. Experts will look at current challenges, the positive actions that are occurring, and how you can contribute.