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The Green Nephrology Programme was established in 2009 in the UK to support a transition to sustainable kidney care. It represents a partnership between clinicians, National Health Service management and industry. The output from this program has been viewed as ground breaking in the field of sustainable healthcare.
The Green Nephrology website contains a broad range of publications and reports relating to Green Nephrology and sustainable healthcare in general. A link to some helpful case studies compiled by the UK Green Nephrology Network can be found here.
Kidney Health Australia has a page on their Home Dialysis website which identifies the importance of considering the environment and measures in which can be employed to minimise the impact of dialysis at home.
Formed in 2001, Doctors for the Environment Australia (DEA) is the only organisation of medical professionals in Australia solely focused on promoting good health through care of the environment. DEA includes volunteers from primary care, tertiary health services, academia and research who recognise that human health and wellbeing require an environment free of pollution, capable of providing nutritious food, rich in biodiversity, and able to provide for current and future generations sustainably. A large number of high quality, evidence based fact sheets, posters and presentations on the human health impacts of environmental degradation can be found on the DEA website.
The Climate and Health Alliance (CAHA) is a national coalition of organisations and individuals from a broad cross section of the sector, including health care professionals, health care service providers, institutions, academics, researchers, and health care consumers. CAHA aims to contribute to the development and implementation of evidence based public policy to protect the community from the adverse consequences of climate change, and promote recognition that policies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and protect the environment have the potential to bring important public health benefits. You can read more about CAHA’s work and find out how to get involved on the CAHA website.