Pats Oliva is the Communications Campaigner of Health Care Without Harm (HCWH) Asia.
She works on producing materials and expanding the platforms for their programs such as Global Green and Healthy Hospitals and the Healthy Energy Initiative to be recognised both in the regional and global health & climate discussion and achieve the objectives of a healthy planet with healthy people.
Global Green and Healthy Hospitals (GGHH) is a Program of Health Care Without Harm which is an international network of hospitals, health care facilities, health systems, and health organizations dedicated to reducing the sector’s environmental footprint and promoting public and environmental health.
And in particular to its waste work in Asia, the Network recommends that in order to fully accomplish an improved, safe and sustainable healthcare waste management mechanisms promoting best practices is a vital take off for hospitals and healthcare systems worldwide. Moreover, commitment and support from the government will also ensure a global, long-term and all-inclusive change.