U.N. Agencies Agree To Purchase More Environmentally, Socially Sustainable Health Commodities

U.N. News Centre: U.N. agencies sign agreement on purchasing ‘greener’ health commodities
“The World Health Organization (WHO) has joined other United Nations and international agencies in a new agreement that will lead to more environmentally and socially sustainable procurement of health commodities. ‘We need to make sure that when international organizations procure health commodities, we promote responsible consumption and production patterns and support the Sustainable Development Goals,’ said Margaret Chan, director general of WHO as she signed the joint statement in Geneva on Wednesday…” (12/8).

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