A call for urgent action to safeguard our planet and our health in line with the helsinki declaration

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dc.contributor.author Halonen, Jaana I.
dc.contributor.author Erhola, Marina
dc.contributor.author Furman, Eeva
dc.contributor.author Haahtela, Tari
dc.contributor.author Jousilahti, Pekka
dc.contributor.author Barouki, Robert
dc.contributor.author Bergman, Åke
dc.contributor.author Billo, Nils E.
dc.contributor.author Fuller, Richard
dc.contributor.author Haines, Andrew
dc.contributor.author Kogevinas, Manolis
dc.contributor.author Kolossa-Gehring, Marike
dc.contributor.author Krauze, Kinga
dc.contributor.author Lanki, Timo
dc.contributor.author Vicente, Joana Lobo
dc.contributor.author Messerli, Peter
dc.contributor.author Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark
dc.contributor.author Paloniemi, Riikka
dc.contributor.author Peters, Annette
dc.contributor.author Posch, Karl-Heinz
dc.contributor.author Timonen, Pekka
dc.contributor.author Vermeulen, Roel
dc.contributor.author Virtanen, Suvi M.
dc.contributor.author Bousquet, Jean
dc.contributor.author Antó, Josep M.
dc.date.accessioned 2021-04-16T14:53:01Z
dc.date.available 2021-04-16T14:53:01Z
dc.date.issued 2021-02
dc.identifier.citation Halonen , J I , Erhola , M , Furman , E , Haahtela , T , Jousilahti , P , Barouki , R , Bergman , Å , Billo , N E , Fuller , R , Haines , A , Kogevinas , M , Kolossa-Gehring , M , Krauze , K , Lanki , T , Vicente , J L , Messerli , P , Nieuwenhuijsen , M , Paloniemi , R , Peters , A , Posch , K-H , Timonen , P , Vermeulen , R , Virtanen , S M , Bousquet , J & Antó , J M 2021 , ' A call for urgent action to safeguard our planet and our health in line with the helsinki declaration ' , Environmental Research , vol. 193 , 110600 . https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2020.110600
dc.identifier.other PURE: 159588448
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dc.identifier.other RIS: urn:D286CB4BB20290E75BC477EDF3998A0F
dc.identifier.other WOS: 000613936600001
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10138/329134
dc.description.abstract In 2015, the Rockefeller Foundation-Lancet Commission launched a report introducing a novel approach called Planetary Health and proposed a concept, a strategy and a course of action. To discuss the concept of Planetary Health in the context of Europe, a conference entitled: “Europe That Protects: Safeguarding Our Planet, Safeguarding Our Health” was held in Helsinki in December 2019. The conference participants concluded with a need for action to support Planetary Health during the 2020s. The Helsinki Declaration emphasizes the urgency to act as scientific evidence shows that human activities are causing climate change, biodiversity loss, land degradation, overuse of natural resources and pollution. They threaten the health and safety of human kind. Global, regional, national, local and individual initiatives are called for and multidisciplinary and multisectorial actions and measures are needed. A framework for an action plan is suggested that can be modified for local needs. Accordingly, a shift from fragmented approaches to policy and practice towards systematic actions will promote human health and health of the planet. Systems thinking will feed into conserving nature and biodiversity, and into halting climate change. The Planetary Health paradigm ‒ the health of human civilization and the state of natural systems on which it depends ‒ must become the driver for all policies. en
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof Environmental Research
dc.rights cc_by_nc_nd
dc.rights.uri info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.subject Air pollution
dc.subject Chemical pollution
dc.subject Climate change
dc.subject Nature
dc.subject Planetary health
dc.subject Urbanization
dc.subject AIR-POLLUTION
dc.subject DISEASES
dc.subject ALLERGY
dc.subject EXPOSURE
dc.subject 3142 Public health care science, environmental and occupational health
dc.title A call for urgent action to safeguard our planet and our health in line with the helsinki declaration en
dc.type Article
dc.contributor.organization Päijät-Häme Welfare Consortium
dc.contributor.organization HYKS erva
dc.contributor.organization HUS Inflammation Center
dc.contributor.organization Department of Dermatology, Allergology and Venereology
dc.description.reviewstatus Peer reviewed
dc.relation.doi https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2020.110600
dc.relation.issn 0013-9351
dc.rights.accesslevel openAccess
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