Gary Cohen


President and Co-Founder, Health Care Without Harm and Practice Greenhealth

Gary Cohen has been a pioneer in the environmental health movement for thirty years. Cohen is Co-Founder and President of Health Care Without Harm, and Practice Greenhealth. He was also instrumental in bringing together the NGOs and hospital systems that formed the Healthier Hospitals Initiative. All three were created to transform the health care sector to be environmentally sustainable and serve as anchor institutions to support environmental health in their communities.

Cohen was Executive Director of the Environmental Health Fund for many years and has helped build global coalitions and networks to address the environmental health impacts related to toxic chemical exposure and climate change.

Sessions

Friday 21st October

Closing plenary: Visions for a low carbon world

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Health Care Without Harm (HCWH) Europe organised the first ever European Workshop on Sustainable and Healthy Food in healthcare as part of CleanMed Europe, Europe’s leading conference on sustainable healthcare.
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