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Protecting our ocean for all our health

12:00 – 13:30 8th June 2023

On World Ocean Day 2023, we brought together health professionals to highlight the importance of our oceans and nature for health. Opening with an introduction to World Ocean Day and an overview of healthcare’s relationship with ocean and nature. Presentations were followed by Q&A.

Our panel of experts presented:

Recommendations for ocean and nature from COP15 , and how other industries are now moving towards net-zero and nature /ocean positive

Dr Georgina Sowman, Co-Founder Healthcare Ocean

Eco-directed sustainable prescribing; reducing ocean pollution from pharmaceuticals

Dr Sharon Pfleger, Founder One Health Breakthrough Partnership (OHBP)

Human Healthcare and the Ocean

Dr Richard Hixson, Co-Founder Healthcare Ocean