DECIPHERING THE LINKS BETWEEN
ACCELERATING GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE
AND HUMAN HEALTH
TO SUPPORT ROBUST POLICY MAKING
AND PUBLIC EDUCATION AROUND THE WORLD.

The Planetary Health Alliance (PHA) is a consortium of universities, NGOs and other partners with a shared mission—supporting the growth of a rigorous, policy-focused, transdisciplinary field of applied research aimed at understanding and addressing the human health implications of accelerating anthropogenic change in the structure and function of Earth’s natural systems.

Our Work

What is Planetary Health

what is planetary health?

Planetary health has been defined as “the health of human civilization and the state of the natural systems on which it depends” (Rockefeller Foundation – Lancet Planetary Health Commission Report)

Landscape

Why A Planetary Health Alliance?

The core proposition of planetary health is that human disruption of Earth’s natural systems represents an urgent threat to global human health.