SaferPharma campaign

Leading organisations:
Health Care Without Harm Europe


Geographic Area:


1) To protect the environment from pharmaceutical pollution at all stage of their life cycle, 2) To bring the voice of healthcare professionals to the European policy debate about the issue of pharmaceuticals in the environment.

Target audience:
General Public, Hospitals/health system stakeholders, National/Local decision and policy makers, and Water/waste service providers

Area of interest:
Collection schemes at national level, Emergence of anti-microbial resistance (AMR), Occurrence of pharmaceuticals in the environment, Pharmaceutical consumption by humans, Pharmaceutical manufacturing, Pharmaceutical waste & waste management, Prescription practices, Risks to ecosystems, Risks to human health, Unused/expired pharmaceutical disposal practices, Wastewater, and Water treatment technologies


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HCWH Europe gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the European Commission (EC)’s LIFE+ programme, the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, and Nuclear Safety (BMU) Germany, and the German Environment Agency (UBA). HCWH Europe is solely responsible for the content of this project and related materials. The views expressed do not reflect the official views of the EC, BMU, or UBA.