Ilona Kickbusch has contributed in a number of ways to the discussion on the interface between sustainable development and health promotion. She has written a classic in the field: Good Planets are hard to find. In this essay – written in the context of the WHO Healthy Cities Project – she outlines the shift from the sewerage principle to the ecological principle and proposes a new definition of public health that takes this into account.
You can find this essay here.
Ilona Kickbusch is contributing actively to the debate on the role of
health in the sustainable development goals. Her most recent
contribution is here.
Early on she argued strongly that there would need to be a stronger consideration of global health security in the SDGs, more. Other contributions include:
From the Earth Summit to Rio+20: integration of health and sustainable development with Andy Haines, George Alleyne and Carlos Dora.
For the 2010 Conference of the International Union on Health Promotion and Education she wrote – commissioned by the Swiss Health Promotion Foundation – a report (very much ahead of its time) which explored the relationship between health promotion and sustainable development focused on the food system. It deals with the food system as a prism of present and future challenges for health promotion and sustainable development. You can find this report here.
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