Explaining Planetary Health

By Steve Osofsky and the Planetary Health Alliance  “Planetary health is the health of human civilization and the state of the natural systems on which it depends” – Report of The Rockefeller Foundation-Lancet Commission on Planetary Health By most metrics, human health is better today than at any time in human history. Over…

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One Health

Taking a One Health Approach to Public Health A Brief History of One Health One Health is a term used to describe the collective health of people, animals, and the environment in which we live, and speaks specifically to the effect each element has on the health of the others.…

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Taking a Planetary Health and One Health Approach to Public Health

As the global population grows and human innovations abound, the world becomes a smaller yet more complex place. With sufficient resources, one can get to almost any point in the world in some 48 hours. With this mobility, ideas and commerce move rapidly. Along with them, infections and vectors of…

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