The Public Health Institute (PHI) is a non-profit organization with over four decades of experience in improvingthe health, nutrition, well-being and quality of life for people in California, across the United States and around the world.
PHI has a history of success in building local capacity, strengthening health systems, and training public health leaders and health advocates. PHI believes that health is a fundamental human right and that just societies ensureequitable health outcomes for everyone.
PHI’s Center for Public Health and Climate Change contributes to building healthy and climate-resilient communities that have the right tools to mitigate and adapt to climate change. The Center engages local leaders, scientists, policymakers, health care providers and civil society in mainstreaming the protection of health across a wide range of policies and sectors. It promotes strategies that effectively address the impacts of climate change on health and nutrition, while at the same time generating co-benefits from adaptation and mitigation in the health, agriculture, transport, housing and energy sectors.
By helping communities take simple steps to be prepared today and lower their risks tomorrow, the Center plays akey role in assuring that people live longer, healthier lives.
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