Now in the shop: Online learning modules Sustainable practice management


Sustainability in dermatology - where do we stand, where do we want to go?

The healthcare sector is particularly resource-intensive; a visit to a modern intensive care unit is enough to illustrate this. However, if we consider the entirety of medical practices, hospitals, treatments and the associated transport volume, it is estimated that around 5% of the CO2 equivalents generated worldwide are attributable to the healthcare sector. Consequently, sustainable thinking and action and the associated reduction in resource consumption should be urgent goals for the healthcare sector in order to take responsibility in the fight against global warming.

Read the full article by Dr Bernadett Kurz, MD, Dr Irina Ivanova, PhD and Dr Dennis Niebel, MD here.


Share this post

More contributions

Become a member now!

Become a member free of charge and support our work with your name!

GDPR Cookie Consent with Real Cookie Banner