This policy document provides the following key messages to decision makers in Africa:

-The impact of climate change on health occurs both directly and indirectly.
-Africa is particularly vulnerable to the health effects of climate change.
-African countries have begun to address climate and health issues.
-More research is needed to enable the design of effective responses and policies to address the health impacts of climate change.

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Organization: UNECA, African Union Commission, African Development Bank

Topics: Health, Science, Governance – Territorial and Local, COP22 List of UN Publications

Type of material: Policy Document

Publication date: 2013

Language: English