Carbon footprint of the Portuguese health sector and ways for mitigation

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Published: 03/04/2023

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Language: English

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This report produced by the Central Administration of the Health System of Portugal (ACSS) outlines the climate footprint analysis and decarbonisation roadmap for the Portuguese health sector. 

Produced during their participation in the Operation Zero project, the report is the outcome of the health system piloting HCWH Europe’s methodology Designing a net zero roadmap for healthcare: Technical methodology and guidance

It includes a baseline of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the healthcare sector in Portugal, the target trajectory for emissions from the healthcare sector, and a projection of future emissions. The publication also includes an analysis of the impact of existing sustainability measures on future emissions and identifies action pathways to promote mitigation.

Also available in Portuguese