News: SLMCCM hosts Asia-Europe workshop on capacity building for planetary health education
| March 27, 2023
Members of the CATA-Earth Consortium from the Philippines, Netherlands, Spain, Indonesia, and Bangladesh
On January 8-11, 2023, the Planetary and Global Health Program (PGHP) of the St. Luke’s Medical Center College of Medicine (SLMCCM)-William H. Quasha Memorial hosted an international workshop focused on building capacity for planetary health education.
The CATA-Earth Consortium is a new group of eight institutions of higher learning in Asia and Europe dedicated to advancing education in the new field of planetary health. The goal of the workshop was for the members of the consortium to develop a joint proposal for a three year-long project focused on building the capacity of six Asian and two European schools and universities in designing and delivering community-engaged, digitally-enabled, and solutions-oriented planetary health education.
The members of the consortium are: UMC Utrecht, The Netherlands (Lead); St. Luke’s Medical Center College of Medicine, Philippines; ISGlobal (Barcelona Institute for Global Health), Spain; University of the Philippines Los Banos, Philippines; Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia; Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia; Noakhali Science and Technology University, Bangladesh; and Asian University for Women, Bangladesh.
Members of the CATA-Earth consortium engage in deep discussions about the future of planetary health education
SLMCCM Dean Dr. Susan Pelea Nagtalon welcomes the members of the CATA-Earth Consortium as St. Luke’s PGHP Director Dr. Renzo Guinto and UMC Utrecht’s Dr. Alay Llamas listen on
UMC Utrecht’s Dr. Alay Llamas and St. Luke’s PGHP’s Dr. Aleigh Esmile brainstorm activities for the project proposal