A5 | How to monitor and improve the carbon footprint of healthcare

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Presentation: Tools to help monitor the cost and CO2e of inhalational anaesthesia 

Speaker JM Tom Pierce, Environmental Advisor - Royal College of Anaesthetists UK

Adult and Paediatric Cardiac Anaesthetist, University Hospital Southampton. UK Environmental Advisor to the President of the Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA), Primary Royal College of Anaesthetists FRCA Examiner Environmental Task Group Member, Association of Anaesthetists (AAGBI).

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Presentation: Promote, protect and prevent: Let's partner on climate action

Speaker Dr. Ming-Nan Lin, Vice Superintendent - Buddhist Dalin Tzu Chi General Hospital

Dr Lin has a Masters degree in Public Health and has devoted himself to community outreach and international disaster relief. He is an esteemed health educator, speaker, facilitator, TV host, scholar, and assistant professor who has inspired thousands in hospitals, government, schools, and communities to promote well-being with a holistic approach. As a renowned family medicine practitioner for more than 20 years, he is passionate about promoting plant-based diets as the best choice for both enhancing health and protecting the environment. As part the board of the Taiwan Vegetarian Nutrition Society and a member of Task Force on Health Promoting Hospital & Environment (WHO-CC), he aspires to see hospitals achieve the goals of health and environmental protection. He emphasises that doctors should cherish their ability to help others.

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Presentation: Good examples for reducing CO2 emissions from healthcare 

Speaker Kristina de Geer, Environmental strategist - Region Skåne

The Region Skåne is the self-governing authority of Skåne in the south of Sweden, it's responsibilities include health and medical services with 8 hospitals, regional development, public transport, culture and interregional cooperation. Region Skåne aims to meet the challenges of the future in the area of the environment with ambitious initiatives in issues concerning energy and transportation, medical devices, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and a sustainable use of resources. Kristina has a BSc degree which has been added to by subsequent university studies in environmental science and business administration. Kristina has worked strategically for over 20 years with environmental issues including the reduction of the organisation's carbon footprint. She works together with leaders and employees in order to focus on providing the best professional healthcare for the patients whilst respecting the environment.

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