Advancing the Human and Planetary health
Health affects every aspect of our lives. Planetary health is at the centre of all global health activity – it is essential for the flourishing and wellbeing of people and planet. The Sustainable Development Goals provide a global blueprint for reducing suffering and enabling wellbeing.
- Global and Planetary Health
- What we're doing at the University
- The SDGs and why they matter to us
- Compassion and the SDGs
- The Future of Health (Edinburgh Futures Conversations)
Agents of Change: Our Programmes and Activity
The Global Health Academy links disciplines and works across all three Colleges at the University of Edinburgh. We lead, shape and support initiatives to improve health and advance the Sustainable Development Goals.
- Our Programmes and Activities
- Delivering Future Health
- Our Vision, Values and Working Principles
- Our People
- Our Partners
We have a range of cross-disciplinary programmes to support people working in global and planetary health. Our online courses are delivered part-time and tailored for working professionals.
Featured Resources, Events and News
Deepening our understanding of the science, embedding and measuring of compassion – so we organise in ways that meet the world’s greatest challenges.
Working to elevate and strengthen the influence and impact of nurses and nurse communities around the world. A collaboration between the Global Health Academy and Nursing Studies.
Working to ensure greater skills and attention is given to Palliative Care in humanitarian settings and emergencies. Read more
Developing a sustainable programme of cervical cancer screening in rural Malawi
We welcome members to the Global Health Academy from all spheres of life. Read more and join today.
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