April 23, 2024

Planetary health: challenging power and privilege is key to a fairer and healthier future

In this opinion piece in The BMJ, our research associate Sophie Gepp argues together with Melvine Otieno and Kent Buse that now – 15 years after the first publication of the framework „planetary boundaries“ – we need stronger commitment and action for justice and transformative change in the field of planetary health. Read more …Planetary health: challenging power and privilege is key to a fairer and healthier future

April 22, 2024 Quote EN

Maike Voss, Director CPHP

„With CPHP, we want to make a decisive contribution to anchoring health equity and climate resilience in the health sector, thus making it a role model for other sectors and establishing planetary health as a central field of policy.“ 

April 15, 2024 Quote EN

Dorothea Baltruks, Research Associate

„A societal debate on how health and wellbeing can be created within planetary boundaries and what the health system should do and should not do to achieve this, is urgently needed but so far lacking.“ 

April 11, 2024 Quote EN

Dr. Remco van de Pas, Senior Research Associate

„To address the urgent planetary crises and to ensure the planet’s habitability for future generations, planetary health needs to be anchored as a vision in all policies at national and international levels.“ 

January 1, 1970 Quote EN

Annkathrin von der Haar, Research Associate

„Protecting and improving health, reducing social inequalities and mitigating climate change – these goals have a shared agenda and require a policy that is systemically and pragmatically interlinked across sectors.“