Planetary health recognises the health of the planet as a system.
It incorporates human health as one portion of the whole, placing it within the larger framework that is Public Health, Global Health, One Health and Planetary. Therefore Planetary Health is essential for Human Health. Image credit: Eric Marty
What is good for the planets health is good for human health
But what humans may think of as being good for human health, is most probably not so good for planetary health. A presentation delivered by Dr Samuel Myers illustrates the issues involved in measuring planetary health.
MMM … Issue 39, August – September 2023