It is widely acknowledged that the relationship between development, environment and health is multidirectional and dynamic, and that professionals and citizens need an understanding of these issues that goes beyond the confines of disciplinary-based learning. Yet, an interdisciplinary approach remains the exception rather than the norm.
Building on its network of experts, FORHEAD is promoting the introduction of an interdisciplinary perspective on health, environment, and development into higher education and training programs and strengthening capacity within institutions for ongoing collaboration and innovation.
FORHEAD seeks to
The Faculty and Curriculum Development for Environment, Health and Development in China Project is supported by the United Board.