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Greening the Health Sector: Pharmaceuticals and Climate Change (2013) Greening the Health Sector: Pharmaceuticals and Climate Change (2013) Presentation Transcript

  • Greening the Health Sector Dr. Christoph Hamelmann Regional Practice Leader HIV, Health and Development UNDP Europe and Central Asia CIS Pharmaceutical Forum Moscow, Russia, 5 January 2013 Pharmaceuticals and Climate Changec c c
  • Likely Temperature Increase by GHG Emission Pathways
  • Energy Intensity (Energy consumption per unit GDP 2011, ENERDATA) Countries Energy Intensity World Major Country Ranking (highest 4) Uzbekistan 0.633 1 Ukraine 0.436 2 Kazakhstan 0.399 3 Russia 0.346 4
  • Countries Unconditional Pledge Conditional Pledge Current GHG Emissions (MtCO2e 2010) Armenia - Submitted policy actions 11 Azerbaijan - - 50 Belarus Reduction 8 % below 1990 level by 2020 - 150 Kazakhstan Reduction 15 % below 1990 level by 2020 - 318 Kyrgyzstan - - ? Moldova Reduction 25 % below 1990 level by 2020 - 11 Russia Reduction 15 % below 1990 level by 2020 Reduction 25 % below 1990 level by 2020 2510 Tajikistan - Submitted policy actions 15 Uzbekistan - - 174 Turkmenistan - - 87 Ukraine Reduction 20 % below 1990 level by 2020 - 397 GHG Emission Reduction Pledges CIS Countries
  • Health Sector in the ECIS Region • Accounts for 7.5 % of GDP • Technology intensive with significant consumption of resources, associated with environmental pollution and degradation • Accounts for an estimated 4.2 % of greenhouse gases (GHG) in the ECIS region • Up to 25 % of these GHG can be reduced within short-term, more through long-term measures • Reductions have also direct positive impact on life-years saved Ministerial European Environment and Health Task Force Meeting, Bled / Slovenia 2011
  • NHS Carbon Footprint Breakdown 2010
  • + others European Ministerial Environment & Health Task Force Fifth Ministerial Conference on Environment and Health Parma 2010 53 member states, including all CIS countries
  • Sector Guidance on Carbon Foot-Printing • Cross-sectoral partnership • Standardized quantification of the GHG inventory of pharmaceutical products certified by international GHG protocol • Identification of hot spots throughout the product life cycle • Focus on minimizing carbon footprint for producers, buyers and users of pharmaceutical products http://www.sdu.nhs.uk/pharma-md
  • Marginal Abatement Costs
  • Gaining Efficiencies – Reducing GHG Emissions Lessons Learnt From Pharma-Industry
  • Stay competitive!
  • ESA
  • Economic Commission for Europe Report Regional Preparatory Meeting Public procurement 47. Sustainable public procurement was supported as a first critical step to further the green economy at the national as well as the sub-national level. Concrete progress was proposed in the form of sustainable public procurement targets that could be met by an increasing number of countries over the years.
  • Leadership and Innovations
  • Thank You! christoph.hamelmann@undp.org Twitter: @cahamelmann