Education and Awareness Raising

EDUCATION

To raise awareness on the vital linkages between biodiversity and health in the context of global changes, on the International Day for Biodiversity, on 22 May 2018, the World Health Organization and the Convention on Biological Diversity, with a number of partners launched a new educational module on biodiversity and health jointly prepared for a Massive Open Online Course on “Global Health at the Human-Animal-Ecosystem Interface” which was produced in partnership with the University of Geneva, Institute Pasteur and its global network.

The online course is offered free of charge and is the first open and free online course that addresses One Health, Ecohealth and Planetary Health approaches.

See the MOOC teaser here.

Register for for the free course here.

AWARENESS RAISING TOOLS

Short Videos

FACT SHEETS

GLOBAL

WHO PREVENTING DISEASE THROUGH HEALTHY ENVIRONMENTS: a global assessment of the burden of disease from environmental risks

2015 Report of The Rockefeller Foundation–Lancet Commission on PLANETARY HEALTH
  • Fact Sheets on Planetary Health are available in English and Chinese

THEMATIC

Health Security

Equity and Urban Health

BIODIVERSITY & HEALTH

*CBD & WHO Fact Sheets on biodiversity and health

Note: This page is still under construction and will be updated soon.

Additional resources identified by partners of the UN Biodiversity Convention's joint work programme on biodiversity and health with the World Health Organization will be added to this page regularly.

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme