inVIVO Planetary Health

Governmental Body

inVIVO Planetary Health is a progressive scientific movement providing evidence, advocacy, and inspiration to align the interests and vitality of people, place, and planet. Our mission is to transform personal and planetary health through awareness, attitudes and actions, and a deeper understanding of how all systems are interconnected and interdependent. By collaborating with the Planetary Health Alliance community, we hope to contribute to the global community for change-making and creativity, bring diverse perspectives and expertise, and help create opportunities to influence and transform diverse global conversations.


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Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz)

Research Institute 

The Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz) is a public health research institution that focuses on economic development, environmental change, and community health. Our studies aim to identify how economic development induces changes in social determinants and health outcomes and directly involve the local communities affected by industrial activities, climate change, and other environmental factors.


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Sankandi Youth Development Association

NGO

​The Sankandi Youth Development Association - SYDA is a registered charitable association in rural Gambia, it has grassroots project based in the Kiang West of The Gambia, in West Africa, and is focused on restoring the native mangrove forests and empower the rural communities. Our Mission is to help and enhance development of rural communities in Gambia while protecting the environment. Our Community Mangrove Conservation and Restoration Project involves planting mangrove propagules in degraded former mangrove forest in rural Gambia through community participations. We aim to collaborate with PHA to better make us in position to effectively contribute to protection of planet through planting and protecting trees through research.

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Sapienza University of Rome

Academic Institution

The Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases, Sapienza University of Rome, as a member of the Planetary Health Alliance, will contribute to planetary health in the fields of education and research on the following issues: 1) providing a comprehensive educational program for students of the Faculties of Medicine and Sciences; 2) introducing innovative research in these fields; 3) giving an annual report on climate change to the Decision Makers at the regional and National level.

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Savannah Chatham Sustainability Coalition

NGO

The Savannah Chatham Sustainability Coalition will incorporate planetary health into our communication and community engagements via our collaboration with local government, businesses, creative community and organizations with environmental, social, health, and economic projects.

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School of Earth, Society and Environment, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Academic Institution 

We at SESE strive to equip our students with the skills and knowledge necessary to realize their full potential as citizens, professionals and stewards of our planet. Join SESE and make a difference.


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School of Land Use and Environmental Change, University of the Fraser Valley

Academic Institution

SLUEC as a whole has a mission to inspire knowledges, connect communities, protect environments, and design a sustainable future. SLUEC offers degrees in geography, environmental studies, and GIS with an urban planning degree in preparation. We manage a Food and Agricultural Institute which predominantly is focused on the issue of food security and sustainability. Our SLUEC team would like to be involved in learning and listening to our global colleagues, collaborate on grant proposals and/or on publications, and to perhaps coordinate teach-ins and webinars to facilitate the dissemination of knowledge.

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School of Public Health, SRM Institute of Science & Technology, Chennai

Academic Institution

The School of Public Health (SPH) at SRM Institute of Science & Technology (SRMIST), Chennai, India launched a novel program called the University Wellness Program in 2019, to promote wellness of key university stakeholders and environmental sustainability of campus.  This program may be relevant to the PHA. Modules on environmental health, planetary health, wellness are a part of the UG and PG programs of SPH. SRMIST has 50000 students and 3500 faculty from >50 departments. SPH partners with the university departments and other organizations.  We are interested in the PHA network to collaborate and contribute to sustainable programs for planetary health. We look forward to student/ faculty  exchanges, research projects as well as thought leadership/ policy and governance actions.

SciTech DiploHub

NGO 

SciTech DiploHub, the Barcelona Science and Technology Diplomacy Hub, is a pioneering nonprofit public-private partnership backed by leading research centers, universities, non-profits, startups, corporations and public institutions that positions Barcelona as a global lab in science diplomacy for cities around the world. It has the mandate to elevate the role of science, technology and cities in foreign policy and make Barcelona a more influential player on the global stage by representing its knowledge and innovation ecosystem worldwide and its contribution to addressing the global challenges

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Scottish Managed Sustainable Health Network

Governmental Body

The Scottish Managed Sustainable Health Network (SMaSH) provides a mechanism though which partners can collaborate to lead and motivate change, at a pace and scale that improves sustainability, and  in a way which maximises health and equity. The network contributes to planetary health through highlighting  the role the wide public health system has to play in sustainable energy and resource use, reductions in environmental vulnerability, and realising the potential for co-benefits in human health.


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Seacology

Governmental Body

We protect island habitats and assist local communities by offering villages a unique deal: if they agree to create a forest or marine reserve, we’ll provide funds for something the village needs, like a schoolhouse or health clinic. At Seacology, we believe that environmental issues are human issues, too. By providing a benefit – be it a health center, a school, or a water system – in exchange for the creation of a nature reserve, we ensure the reserve works in everyone’s interests.


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Seoul National University Asia Center

Academic Institution  

Seoul National University Asia Center (SNUAC) is the fastest growing global hub for Asian studies, which integrates 5 regional centers and 7 thematic researches. By crafting usable knowledge, sharing through the Korea Social Science Data Archive and the Asian Regional Information Center, and linking to actions, SNUAC contributes toward a healthy, equitable, and sustainable Asia.

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Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Governmental Body

The National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) is part of the Smithsonian Institution, the world’s preeminent museum and research complex. The Museum is dedicated to inspiring curiosity, discovery, and learning about the natural world through its unparalleled research, collections, exhibitions, and education outreach programs. Opened in 1910, the green-domed museum on the National Mall was among the first Smithsonian building constructed exclusively to house the national collections and research facilities.


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Sociedad Chilena de Salud Planetaria (Planetary Health Chilean Society)

NGO
We, the Sociedad Chilena de Salud Planetaria (Planetary Health Chilean Society), make this statement of collaboration with the Planetary Health Alliance, in order to express our commitment to actively participate and work together to further planetary health in Chile and worldwide. As a society, we advocate for the development of planetary health at a local and global level, promoting dialogue and reflection, as well as the development and use of science and evidence to empower people and guide policies in order to promote sustainable development. We are committed to share experiences, promote education, empower people, and actively participate in activities in order to foster planetary health 

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South African Academy of Family Physicians

Governmental Body

The SA Academy of Family Physicians is a professional body for family physicians in South Africa. We recognise the impact of climate change on our patients and communities in southern Africa. Joining the Planetary Health Alliance will motivate further commitment to the issue within the Academy leadership and members. We hope to inform our members more actively on the issues, both the impact of the environmental crises on public health as well as the contribution of the health services to the problems. We plan to learn from other members of the PHA on how to do this and to include our voice in advocacy through the PHA for the issues to be tackled with greater urgency on global and national levels.


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Spanish Society of Family and Community Medicine

Governmental Body

The Spanish Society of Family and Community Medicine (semFYC) is the Federation of 17 scientific societies of Spain. Being a very active member of the WONCA Europe, the WONCA Iberoamerican CIMF and the WONCA World organizations, the semFYC gathers 20.000 Family Doctors and promotes strong Primary Health Care systems in order to create healthier and better societes. semFYC is committed to Planetary Health and has joined the "Declaration calling for Family Doctors of the World to act on Planetary Health". Our 20.000 Family Doctors prescribe Planetary Health every day and have become environment ambassadors.


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St. Luke’s Medical Center College of Medicine-William H. Quasha Memorial

Academic Institution

The St. Luke’s Medical Center College of Medicine-William H. Quasha Memorial – one of the top medical schools in the Philippines – launched a new Planetary and Global Health Program, with the vision of becoming a leading center of planetary and global health education, research, and translation in the Philippines and in Southeast Asia. The College is committed to producing future health professionals who are devoted to planetary health values and principles, and to generate knowledge and practices that will contribute to improving the health of both people and the planet.

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Stanford Center for Innovation in Global Health

Academic Institution 

Stanford University is building cross-campus and global partnerships to explore the intersections of human health and environment. Global health, engineering, environmental sciences, policy and other disciplines will drive educational and research opportunities for students and faculty. We look forward to dialogue and collaborations with PHA members.


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Stiftung Gesunde Erde Gesunde Menschen gGmbH

NGO

Founded in 2020, the foundation Healthy Planet – Healthy People was created to add the voices of medical professionals to the debate on climate change.
Our new foundation is building on a unique set of skills and networks. Eckart von Hirschhausen is probably the best known medical doctor in Germany. He specialized on health communication with public television shows, books and stand-up comedy shows emphasizing the educational edge. We draw on ten years of experience of von Hirschhausen’s other foundation Humor Hilft Heilen (Humour Helps Healing) in the field of health. We are also collaborating with the medical consultancy Die Brückenköpfe (The Bridgeheads). Accordingly, we should be able to quickly create a meaningful impact on the debate of climate change.  


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Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI)

Research Institute

SEI is an international non-profit research and policy organisation that tackles environment and development challenges critical for human health and wellbeing. Particular areas of focus include indoor and outdoor air pollution and energy alternatives; climate change implications for water and sanitation services; behaviour change and sustainable consumption patterns; and links between green space and wellbeing in urban areas.


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Stony Brook University’s Global Health Institute (GHI)

Academic Institution

In 2015, through a generous gift and endowment from Jim and Robin Herrnstein, Jim and Marilyn Simons, and the Della Pietra family, the Stony Brook University’s Global Health Institute (GHI) was established under the leadership of Dr. Peter Small.  The institute aims to bridge and harness the expertise and interdisciplinary power of all 15 Stony Brook University schools and colleges to drive innovative health solutions in Madagascar and other developing countries.


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Sumner M. Redstone Global Center for Prevention and Wellness at the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health

Research Institute

The Sumner M. Redstone Global Center for Prevention and Wellness at the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health focuses on research and solutions to make Washington, DC the healthiest capital in the world, characterized by optimal well-being for all residents, regardless of race, gender, class, ability or place of residence. The center’s home in the only school of public health in the nation’s capital provides a unique opportunity to influence local, national, and global policy, fostering innovation that can be replicated in other places.

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SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University, School of Public Health

Academic Institution

The mission of the SUNY Downstate School of Public Health is to advance public health knowledge, promote health and well-being, and prevent disease and disability within communities, particularly in urban and immigrant ones. Such actions are accomplished through excellence in the education of public health professionals, scientific investigation of public health issues, and service to communities through collaborative partnerships.

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Swedish Organization for Global Health (SOGH)

NGO

The Swedish Organization for Global Health (SOGH) is a student-led organization at Karolinska Institutet, primarily comprised of international students representing the Biomedical Science, Health Economics & Policy, Global Health and Public Health programmes. The international landscape of the organization means that there is a wide range of cultural backgrounds; the members of SOGH would be pleased to contribute to the translation of the planetary health materials in their native languages and perhaps mold them to the cultural contexts they’re familiar with. In addition, SOGH often organizes educational seminars and workshops, sometimes collaborating with other organizations in the public health and environmental sustainability sphere. We are hoping that being members of the network will help us connect with other organizations working at the nexus of health and the environment. We would love to get to know the other members of the PHA network and share ideas on how to more effectively apply the planetary health values to our current activities as well as potentially start new ones. Lastly, we are committed to promoting the PHA Next Generation Network to the members of our group. We are excited to join the network and see what opportunities await!

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SweetLab at Portland State University

Academic Institution

The SweetLab at Portland State University develops and implements "Internet of Things" sensor technologies designed to improve the collection of, and action on, data in global health programs. We deploy and study high efficiency cookstoves, water pumps, household water filters, sanitation systems, pedestrian footbridges and other appropriate technologies in fifteen countries. The SweetLab joined the Planetary Health Alliance to increase collaborations across engineering, public health, social enterprise and public policy domains to further the positive impact of health and environmental programs.


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SYNERGISTAS

Co-Creation Impact Agency

We are SYNERGISTAS and for us the future is about creating value for everyone and forming an economy which respects planetary boundaries. Businesses that solve today's problems and also social and economic challenges of the future are the ones that will survive and grow. Co-creating a better planet based on global sustainability and profitable innovation across teams, organisations, sectors and borders. For us, innovation is the profitable combination of existing knowledge, resources and technologies for progress and development for the benefit of all. We bring the right solutions for challenges in sustainable innovation, new business and markets to create impact. Using the power of synergies we make it happen.

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Technical University of Catalonia, BarcelonaTech (UPC), Laboratory of Applied Bioacoustics (LAB)

Academic Institution

At the UPC-LAB, we believe in a global approach to address planetary health. Our technology, operational worldwide, both monitors ocean and rainforest biodiversity and thus provides a unique insight of the global dynamic balance of Nature. Integrating this data in how human health is managed worldwide within the Planetary Health Alliance objectives is a true scientific challenge that cannot be addressed without a strong commitment and a multi-disciplinary approach.

Thammasat University

Academic Institution

Planetary Health strives for a young generation of professionals able to work across boundaries. Through its multi- and inter-disciplinary teaching, as well as through its research activities, the Thammasat University's School of Global Studies contributes to Planetary Health approaches and objectives. It involves students and faculty alike in Planetary Health learning and research, and takes part in the Planetary Health Alliance in sharing ideas and materials and through participation in debates, conferences, and dissemination of PHA products.


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The Big Fix Ltd

NGO

The Big Fix Ltd is an umbrella organisation for The Big Fix Media, Blue Mountains Pluriversity, Blackheath Community Farm, and the social enterprise incubator Edgy Blue Mountains. The mission of The Big Fix is to change the story to grow a collaborative solutions-focused culture. The organisation uses a cross-sector and interdisciplinary approach to demonstrate how we can redesign our systems so that all species can thrive.

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The Community Check-Up

NGO

The Community Check-Up is a national organization focused on restructuring the climate crisis as a public health emergency through educational outreach and youth engagement. The Community Check-Up hopes to collaborate with the Planetary Health Alliance by encouraging youth we engage to join the Next Generation Network. In addition to this, the organization focuses on integration of planetary and environmental curricula in its community seminars, and it plans to collaborate with PHA by co-hosting workshops and events. The Community Check-Up will assist PHA in translating and adapting resources into various languages to be applied in different contexts.

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The Lancet

Research Institute

Since its first issue (October 5, 1823), the journal has strived to make science widely available so that medicine can serve, and transform society, and positively impact the lives of people. Over the past two centuries, The Lancet has sought to address urgent topics in our society, initiate debate, put science into context, and influence decision makers around the world.


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The Lancet Countdown

Research Institute 

The Lancet Countdown: Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change is an international research collaboration, dedicated to tracking the world's response to climate change, and the health benefits that emerge from this transition. Reporting annually in The Lancet, it will follow a series of indicators, demonstrating that this transition is possible, that it has already begun, but that more work is needed.


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The Sense of Silence Foundation

NGO

The Sense of Silence Foundation aims at providing environmentally responsible technical solutions to monitor biodiversity worldwide and help restoring damaged habitat. Created in the deep-ocean, this technology has expanded from the floated rainforest to extreme polar conditions, facing the challenge of giving back a balance to Nature through the analysis of its sounds. Sharing with the Planetary Health Alliance what probably represents the largest bioacoustics Big Data in the world contributes to create a scientific communication channel between human health experts and biodiversity conservation needs.



The United Nations Youth Association of Denmark

NGO

The United Nations Youth Association of Denmark is a youth-led organisation aiming to raise awareness about the most urging global challenges and promote youth participation. Recognising the importance of a healthy planet and the impact of the state of the environment on human health is fundamental. We, UNYA Denmark, promise to continuously empower young people to take action and contribute to creating a healthy, resilient, and sustainable society.



The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Academic Institution

The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is committed to planetary health. We are committed to educational initiatives that teach future physicians about this important topic.

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Time + Tide Foundation

Governmental Body

The Time + Tide Foundation initiates social and environmental projects in protected Southern African ecosystems. As a member of the Planetary Health Alliance, we hope to contribute to international research and policy discussions on the ways in which biodiversity conservation affects the perceived and actual human health challenges of protected area residents.


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