Acta Scientific Orthopaedics (ISSN: 2581-8635)

Review Article Volume 7 Issue 2

An Advocacy towards ‘Green Podiatry’ – Call for Change to save our Planet!

Formosa Cynthia1,2*, Chockalingam Nachiappan1,2 and Gatt Alfred1,2

1Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Malta
2Centre for Biomechanics and Rehabilitation Technologies, Staffordshire University, Stoke-on-Trent, UK

*Corresponding Author: Formosa Cynthia, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Malta.

Received: December 18, 2023; Published: January 11, 2024

Abstract

Healthcare aims to promote good health and yet contributes to climate change. Striving for a healthier planet translates to keeping people heathier. Health care professionals including podiatrists should strive hard to help promote environmental awareness. We have a responsibility to act now to achieve a more resilient and sustainable healthcare industry for our future generations. We need new solutions and new social structures to help solve this global crisis. Changes in clinical practice adopted by all health care professions could bring about a sustainable future!

Keywords: Green Podiatry; Health; Climate Emergency; Climate Change; Healthcare; Greenhouse Gases; Sustainability

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Citation

Citation: Formosa Cynthia., et al. “An Advocacy towards ‘Green Podiatry’ – Call for Change to save our Planet!".Acta Scientific Orthopaedics 7.2 (2024): 21-24.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2024 Formosa Cynthia., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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