A sustainability week for students and staff at the University of Gothenburg and Chalmers University of Technology, held November 4 – 9, 2019.
Program is launched in September, 2019: http://www.hallbarhet.se/
On initiative by the Network for Sustainable Development at Sahlgrenska Academy, the Center for Sustainable Health Care (SHeC) has been invited to host items during ACT! SUSTAINABLE, on November 4-5, 2019. A presentation will be available on three occasions in the program, and SHeC will also give a workshop and a university joint open lecture.
The presentation will provide an introduction to Sustainable Health Care work, including the interrelationship between health and climate change and the climate impact of the health care. It will also proved examples from the work at SHeC, such as 1) sustainable development in respitory care, dentistry, anaesthetics and mental health, 2) medical school assessemnt for sustainable healthecare education, and 3) green ward competition.
The workshop follows the introductory session, and focuses on pedagogics for the integration of sustainable development goals in medical and health higher education. The theme of workshop (depends on who signs up) could be 1) carbon foot printing and triple bottom line analysis, 2) lean care systems: sustainable clinical pathways, or 3) sustainable action planning in the health care sector.
ABOUT Centre for Sustainable Health Care (SHeC)
Centre for Sustainable Health Care (SHeC) is a british foundation, initiated 2008 by Prof. Muir Gray at Oxford, and Prof. Rachel Stancliffe at London School of Economics. They have assignments for the British NHS and have prepared sustainability solutions for various parts of the health and medical care system including pedagogy for medical, dental, nursing, occupational therapist and public health science education programs. Their various works have been published in The Lancet (Publication list here: https://sustainablehealthcare.org.uk/resources/publications ).
Here you can view a video where SHeC presents itself, with examples from Nephrology: https://youtu.be/KlT4kP8WSms