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    Workshop May 4th - Watch all sessions online!

    On May 4th, NCSH arranged a digital workshop on the topic: "Healthcare as a leverage for implementing sustainable infrastructure in developing countries".

    It was an interesting and valuable afternoon with competent speakers with knowledge in the field and over 80 registered participants. The workshop was recorded and divided in three parts that are now available to watch on the website as well as on NCSH's Youtube channel. We want to say a big thank you to all the speakers, and to everyone who listened iand contributed tthe discussion!


    Johannes Brundin, TEM / NCSH (Moderator)
    Introduction to the workshop

    Sten Stenbeck, RISE
    The project sWASH and Grow- Scaling of-grid wash innovations

    Daniel Eriksson, NCSH
    What is Sustainable Helathcare and how it can drive sustainable infrastructure implementation in developing countries

    Ian Milimo & Emmanuel Nnko, UNDP
    Creating Sustainable Health Care Infrastructure in developing countries

    Jan Furuvald, Kapitalguiden
    Finding the right financing for your export

    Dr. Shantanu Sharma, MAMTA Health Institute for Mother and Child
    Gaps and Scope of improving infrastructure in facilities for Sustainable Health Care in India

    Vera Siesjö, SIDA
    Supporting climate resilient and environmentally sustainable healthcare

    Dr. Josefine Sundqvist, Läkarmissionen
    A bottom-up approach to sustainable healthcare infrastructure and community transformation – lessons learnt from Sudan, Ethiopia and Tanzania and ways forward

    Per Olsson & Mikael Pontoppidan, LINK Arkitektur 
    Impact Architecture - holistic sustainability in healthcare projects

    Valentin Monterio, Schenider Electric
    Digital solutions for Sustainable & Efficient Hospitals

    Annika Johansson, Carex of Sweden & John Nyberg, Pure Bio Sunergy
    Circular Water and Disinfection Solutions for Health Care

    Anders Gripenberg, Xinix
    Disinfection for Health

    Background to the workshop

    If healthcare is to become a driver for community development and environment and climate change mitigation, there is a need to apply a system solution approach in health care infrastructure. Broad collaboration between stakeholders from the private sector, international organisations, civil society, and community and partnerships are as central.   

    This workshop provided an arena for dialogue on how Healthcare can become a front runner for implementing sustainable infrastructure in developing regions (in low- and mid-income countries.) around the world. The aim was to get the discussion started on how an integrated approach to health care investment can be implemented and to connect key stakeholders for future collaboration.

    During the workshop we discussed implementation, procurement, financing and technology solutions for a system solution approach.

    This event was part of the sWASH&grow project, coordinated by RISE and co-financed by Vinnova and the 28 project partners. The sWASH & grow project aims to improve the conditions for innovators to be able to meet relief organizations’ demands. This will enable sustainable and circular innovations in the WASH sector to reach vulnerable populations in humanitarian crises and areas without access to critical utilities and services. The project will, through test beds in cooperation with buyers and users, test innovative sustainable solutions and from this develop tools for development, scaling and export. 

    Read more about the project >>


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