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Re-thinking Sustainable Health in Aotearoa

22-23 June 2021, Wellington, New Zealand with conference hubs in Auckland and Christchurch

The Sustainable Healthcare and Climate Health Aotearoa Conference 2021 (SHCH21) is open to anybody interested in ensuring the health sector in New Zealand creates an equitable pathway to carbon neutrality. Sustainable healthcare can bring wide co-benefits to health, health equity and well-being and the conference will address topics of mitigation, adaptation, risk, opportunity, and innovation.

The SHCH21 conference is convened by the University of Otago, OraTaiao, Sustainable Health Sector National Network, Global Green and Healthy Hospitals Pacific Region (coordinated by Climate and Health Alliance).


The theme of the 2021 conference is Re-thinking Sustainable Health in Aotearoa. Further details can be found on the programme page.

Who is this for?

Delegates will include researchers, clinicians, policymakers, designers, sustainability champions, operational managers, suppliers, procurement agencies, board members and students - all keen to create a healthy planet that supports healthy people.

Our sponsors

With very grateful thanks to the organisations that are supporting this conference:

SHCH21 sponsors