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Advancing the Growing Global Prioritisation of Health in Climate Negotiations for Climate Resilient Health Systems in Africa

von Erick Omollo

Climate Change in Africa: Impacts on Health and Food Security

Climate change poses significant health and food security risks in Africa due to its geographic location, reliance on climate-sensitive resources, and socio-economic vulnerabilities. Rising temperatures and rainfall patterns increase the prevalence of infectious diseases like malaria and diarrhoea, disproportionately affecting children and pregnant women. Without intervention, climate change could lead to an additional 250,000 deaths annually by 2030-2050, primarily in Africa."

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Erick Omollo


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