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•Emissions emanating directly from health care facilities and health care owned vehicles make up 17% of the sector’s worldwide footprint. 

•Indirect emissions from purchased energy sources such as electricity, steam, cooling, and heating comprise another 12%. 

•The lion’s share of emissions — 71% are primarily derived from the health care supply chain through the production, transport, and disposal of goods and services, such as pharmaceuticals and other chemicals, food and agricultural products, medical devices, hospital equipment, and instruments. 

•Three-quarters of all health care emissions, including from its supply chain, are generated domestically. This means roughly one-quarter of all health care emissions are generated outside of the country where the health care product is ultimately consumed. 

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