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A Multidimensional Exploration of the Interplay between Human Health and Environmental Factors

Rani, Pooja

Assistant Professor, S.A. Jain (PG)College, Ambala City Haryana



This research article explores the relationship between human health and the environment, emphasizing the dire need for a holistic view to understand and addressing health challenges. Drawing upon interdisciplinary perspectives from environmental science, public health, epidemiology, and social sciences, the study investigates different environmental factors for example air and water quality, biodiversity loss, environment change, and pollution, and their impact on human health outcomes. Moreover, the paper discusses the relevance of ecosystem services in supporting human health and well-being and examines the potential of nature-based solutions for mitigating health risks associated with environmental degradation. human activities and health-related behaviors exert substantial pressure on the environment. Industrialization, urbanization, and unsustainable resource consumption degrade ecosystems, compromise biodiversity, and exacerbate climate change, thereby threatening environmental health. Deforestation, for instance, not only diminishes biodiversity but also amplifies the risk of zoonotic diseases transmission, as human encroachment brings humans closer to wildlife habitats. Promoting sustainable practices, such as renewable energy adoption and waste reduction, can mitigate environmental degradation while fostering public health. Additionally, enhancing access to healthcare services, particularly in underserved areas, and implementing policies to regulate pollution and safeguard natural resources are paramount. By elucidating the interconnectedness between health and the environment, this research contributes to a deeper understanding of the challenges facing global health and provides insights for developing effective policies and interventions to promote sustainable development and improve population health outcomes.

Keyword: human health, ecosystem, sustainable development, environment.

Impact Statement

The paper is based on the multidimensional relationships between human health and continuously deteriorating the quality of environment. Due to uncontrolled human activities quality of environment is deteriorating day by day. Which ultimately have bad impact on human health. Because nature always pay back to us. It is also recognized that ecosystem services are essential for supporting human health and well-being. Recognizing the value of these services is crucial for mitigating the deteriorating health of the environment and ensuring a sustainable future for both humans and the planet. It is also discussed in this paper that the access to healthcare services contributes to improving environmental quality by promoting healthier lifestyles, controlling disease transmission, fostering innovation in resource-efficient technologies, and creating awareness regarding the importance of environmental preservation. These efforts help create a more sustainable future for both human health and the environment.



About Author


Mrs. Pooja Rani is working as Assistant Professor in Economics in S.A. Jain (PG) College, Ambala City. She is pursuing Ph.D. in Economics from Chandigarh University, Mohali. She has a rich experience of 9 Years in teaching. She has attended and participated in more than 25 seminars conferences and workshops



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