A2 | Sustainable food in healthcare

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Presentation: Tzu Chi's experience in sustainable food practices 

Speaker Joyce Chen, Dietitian - Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation

Joyce Chen, MPH, RD is a vegan dietitian working at Tzu Chi Medical Foundation. Her work encompasses vegetarian nutrition promotion at Tzu Chi hospitals, vegetarian nutrition research, and she is consultant for Taiwan vegetarian nutrition society.


Presentation: How to serve organic food for your patients and stay within budget 

Speaker Ninna Johanne Spaabæk, Development Consultant - Herlev & Gentofte Hospital

Ninna Johanne Spaabæk holds a master in agronomy (Cand. Agro) and is knowledgeable on the importance of organic food. Ninna is passionate about both nature and reducing food waste.


Presentation: Greening Healthcare in Ireland 

Speaker Dr Shane Colgan, Manager of Resource Efficiency - Ireland's Environmental Protection Agency

Dr Shane Colgan is Manager of Resource Efficiency at Ireland's Environmental Protection Agency. A major part of his role concerns running Ireland's National Waste Prevention Programme. Within the programme, he has been working for a number of years with hospitals and other care facilities (e.g. nursing homes) to assist them in becoming more 'resource efficient'. This means looking to reduce water use, energy use, food wastage, and healthcare risk waste generated.

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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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