Exploring the WFOT Position Statement on Environmental Sustainability

Whittaker, Ben and Shann, Samantha (2013) Exploring the WFOT Position Statement on Environmental Sustainability. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 76 (7_S). pp. 12-13. ISSN 0308-0226

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1177/03080226130767s101


Global climate change has been identified as the biggest health threat this century (UCL-Lancet Commission 2009). Poverty and related global social problems also call us to address sustainability issues within healthcare. The three principles of sustainable development are economic, social, and environmental and an ideal state will take all three into account. The World Federation of Occupational Therapists’ (WFOT) Position statement on environmental sustainability (2012) recognises the need for occupational therapy professionals to participate in the resolution of these major global issues.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: College of Occupational Therapists 37th Annual Conference and Exhibition — Book of Abstracts PLUS THREE Specialist Sections' Annual Conferences Mental Health, Older People and Work
Uncontrolled Keywords: international perspectives
Subjects: B900 Others in Subjects allied to Medicine
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > Social Work, Education and Community Wellbeing
Depositing User: Ay Okpokam
Date Deposited: 23 Jan 2014 16:50
Last Modified: 13 Mar 2023 15:00
URI: https://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/15252

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