Greening pharmacy - going green

Singleton, Judith (2013) Greening pharmacy - going green. The Australian Journal of Pharmacy, 94(1117), pp. 64-68.

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Abstract

In its report for World Health Day 2008 entitled ‘Protecting Health from Climate Change’, the World Health Organization urged health sectors to lead by example in undertaking sustainability initiatives to protect people from the effects of climate change. This report suggested actions which included ensuring the health sector was involved in key policy making around sustainable development, and also, that it should work towards reducing its carbon footprint through better management of energy use, transport and procurement. However, healthcare professionals need to understand the negative effects on health of unsustainable development in order to accept that they need to change the way they deliver healthcare services...

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ID Code: 81317
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: pharmacy sustainability, greening pharmacy, pharmacy environment, pharmaceuticals environment
ISSN: 0311-8002
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Clinical Sciences
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013 The Australian Journal of Pharmacy
Deposited On: 01 Feb 2015 22:47
Last Modified: 20 Feb 2015 03:04

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