Endoscopy is one of the largest polluters in healthcare, therefore healthcare providers and medical device manufacturers alike need to recognize the need for action to tackle climate change.
PENTAX Medical will be hosting their third Hygiene Event, “Hygiene and Sustainability in Endoscopy – finding the balance” on June 22, from 16:00 – 19:00 CET.
During this year’s event, eight experts will dive into the topic of sustainability, taking a closer look at how the field of endoscopy can balance environmental concerns with innovative solutions. Key topics and speakers you can expect:
Prof. Shaji Sebastian (Hull University Teaching Hospitals, UK), Prof. Heiko Pohl (Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine Veterans Affairs Medical Center, USA), Prof. Raf Bisschops (Leuven University Hospital, Belgium)
Prof. Marco Bruno (Erasmus UMC Rotterdam, the Netherlands), Ulrike Beilenhoff (ESGENA)
Dr. Stephane Koch (Besançon University Hospital, France), Dr. Guido van den Broek (Radboud UMC Nijmegen, the Netherlands), Paul J. Caesar (PENTAX Medical)
The event will be taking place digitally, so you can simply register online via this link: https://www.digitaleventplatform.com/pentaxmedical. Please note that the event will be held in English.
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