Clean Environment and Planetary Health in Asia
About CEPHA Network
The Clean Environment and Planetary Health in Asia (CEPHA) network aims to enhance inter-sectoral interdisciplinary engagement to co-create lasting partnerships that will help instigate a clean environment transformation in Asia (India, China, Thailand, Malaysia, and neighbouring countries) through low-carbon development, focusing on innovative solutions that can provide multiple health, environmental and socioeconomic benefits.
The CEPHA network engages with researchers, citizens, policymakers, the health sector, industry, and other stakeholders through systems-based participatory methods to develop lasting partnerships to tackle environmental pollution & NCDs. Another objective of CEPHA network to identify “what works”, knowledge gaps, key challenges, and barriers/enablers in developing/prioritizing innovative solutions that can provide multiple benefits. The CEPHA network strengthens international co-operation and knowledge exchange on environmental pollution control and planetary health across Asia. The CEPHA network builds capacity and capability and widens participation across sectors and socioeconomic groups. The activities of CEPHA network focus on generating resources and research income through joint research grant applications.
The UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) through the Global Challenges Research Fund is our core source of fund, providing the bedrock of our work worldwide.
UK Research and Innovation work in partnership with universities, research organizations, businesses, charities, and government to create the best possible environment for research and innovation to flourish. They aim to maximize the contribution of each of their parts, working individually and collectively. They work with many partners to benefit everyone through knowledge, talent and ideas.