People-Planet Connection Champions

This website relies on the active engagement of the PED/PHE community. We work with People-Planet Connection Champions to ensure the resources are current and the site remains active. In this role, champions commit to sharing new resources, contributing to discussions, and ensuring website awareness among their networks. If you are interested in contributing as a champion, please contact us.

Nantenaina Andriamalala

Nantenaina Andriamalala

Madagascar PHE Network Coordinator, Madagascar PHENetwork

Working on integrated programs we can responds to the multifaceted challenges faced by isolated communities. Only by working in such a holistic way can we unlock real change for people, their health and the environment.

Tess E. McLoud

Tess E. McLoud

Policy Advisor - People, Health, Planet, Population Reference Bureau, United States

My career is driven by a passion for communicating the connection between women’s empowerment through access to reproductive rights and a sustainable relationship with the environment. My experience spans sectors, including community-based development, climate resilience, and sexual and reproductive health and rights, with a focus on Africa and Asia.

Dr Ellen B. Peprah

Dr Ellen B. Peprah

Youth Voices Coordinator, Youth Transforming Africa, Ghana

As an adolescent health advocate with special interests in Sexual and Reproductive Health( SRH), I find integrated programs wholly fulfilling. It has given me the opportunity to touch the lives of adolescents on various fronts while protecting the planet I dearly cherish!

Jostas Mwebembezi

Jostas Mwebembezi

Executive Director, Rwenzori Center for Research and Advocacy, Uganda

Mr.Jostas is a PHE Champion and public health leader with over 12 years of experience, he established a functional PHE learning site in Kasese, Uganda for the Albertine region, PHE seeks to address the complex connections between humans, their health and economic wellbeing, and the environment, integrated programs are cost-effective and key to achieving sustainable development goals.

Raymond Ruyoka

Raymond Ruyoka

Advocacy Lead, Reproductive Health Uganda

As a Public Health Specialist, I have more than 10 years of experience in Population, Health, and Environment. I have championed integrating PHE into national, regional, and global development processes and coordinate more than 200 NGOs/CSOs in East Africa to jointly implement youth programs on integrating environment, economic empowerment, and reproductive health in Uganda, in the Great Lakes region, and Africa at large.

Kathryn Lloyd

Kathryn Lloyd

Senior Manager: Programmes, Margaret Pyke Trust, United Kingdom

Everyone and everything on our planet is interconnected and I believe we must work together to address the issues that affect us all. As a sexual and reproductive health and rights advocate, I have particular expertise in developing programmes to address women’s unmet need for family planning. I am also passionate about the interconnections between human and ecosystem health and build diverse partnerships to work at this critical intersection.