CLIM-HEALTH AFRICA AUGUST 2017 NEWSLETTER

The Clim-Health Africa Newsletter highlights the latest achievements, events, resources, and opportunities within the Climate and Health community in Africa.

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REPORTS AND PUBLICATIONS

WHO UNFCCC Climate and Health Country Profiles

The WHO UNFCCC Climate and Health Country Profiles provide country-specific estimates of current and future climate hazards and the expected burden of climate change on human health, identify opportunities for health co-benefits from climate mitigation actions, and track current policy responses at national level.

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Clim-Health Africa Roundtable Discussion

3 March 2017

Clim-Health Africa partners met on the 3rd of March, 2017, to discuss the progress of Clim-Health Africa, the emerging needs for national/regional emergency preparedness and management support, and to propose strategic next steps for the consortium.

 

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Effects of Climate Change on the Social & Environmental Determinants of Health in Africa

30 November – 11 December 2015

A document that presents evidence on how climate change impacts social and environmental determinants of health. It outlines proven community-based interventions that local populations in developing countries use in order to strengthen their resilience to climate-sensitive diseases and conditions.

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The Third Annual Meeting of Clim-HEALTH Africa

30 September – 02 October 2015

This document shares some of the highlights of the third meeting of the Clim-Health Africa network, including an outline of proceedings, list of participants, and workplans for future action.

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Second Synthesis Report on the Situation Analysis and Needs Assessments for the Implementation of the Libreville Declaration on Health and Environment in Africa

January 2015

A document that shares the findings of the Situational Analysis and Needs Assessments that were taken in countries around Africa. Information is shared with data visualisations and infographics, marking the World Health Organisation’s commitment to building awareness and involvement in the Libreville Declaraion on Health and Environment in Africa.

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Synthesis Report on the Evaluation and Implementation of the Libreville Declaration

2013

This synthesis report highlights achievements in executing the priority actions included in the Libreville Declaration and Luanda Commitment, and identifies implementation challenges, potential for enhancing what is already working well as well as opportunities for improvement.

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Adaptation to Climate Change in Africa: Plan of Action for the Health Sector 2012-2016

April 2012

This document shares the plan of action for the health sector for adaptation to climate change in Africa. The main objective of the Plan of Action is to minimize the adverse public health effects of climate change in Africa.

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African Ministers of Health and Environment Joint Statement on Climate Change and Health (Luanda Commitment)

26 November 2010

This is a joint statement from African Ministers of health and environment, emerging from the meeting in Luanda, Angola, from 25-26 June. This Statement was presented at the 16th Session of the Conference of the Parties to UNFCCC in Cancun, Mexico, in December 2010.

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First Synthesis Report On the Situation Analysis and Needs Assessments for the Implementation of the Libreville Declaration on Health and Environment in Africa

October 2010

Through the Libreville Declaration, countries committed themselves to establishing a strategic alliance between health and environment as a basis for plans of joint action.

This synthesis report draws this together to provide, for the first time, an opportunity to examine an African continent‐wide assessment of the state of health and environment linkages in order to reach evidence‐based agreements on regional priorities.

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Implementation of the Libreville Declaration on Health and Environment in Africa: Country Situation Analysis and Needs Assessment for Preparation of National Plans of Joint Action (SANA Guide)

September 2009

This guide has been developed in response to the need for tools to support the implementation of the Libreville Declaration in a harmonized manner. It outlines a global framework with a comprehensive and flexible approach, which permits individual countries to tailor the assessment to suit the existing stage of national situations and frameworks.

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Libreville Declaration on Health and Environment in Africa

29 August 2008

This is the signed declaration, committing African ministers for health and environment to a series of actions and principles. It follows the meeting, 28 to 29 August 2008 in Libreville, Gabon.

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First Interministerial Conference on Health and Environment in Africa

26-29 August 2008

This is the report on the first Interministerial Conference on Health and Environment in Africa. This landmark meeting aimed to secure political commitment for catalysing the policy and institutional and investment changes required to reduce environmental threats to health, in support of sustainable development.

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CLIM-HEALTH AFRICA COMMUNICATION MATERIALS

Clim-Health Africa August 2017 Newsletter

The Clim-Health Africa Newsletter highlights the latest achievements, events, resources, and opportunities within the Climate and Health community in Africa.

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Clim-Health Africa in Action: Example activities

February 2017

Clim-Health Africa partners have been working together to implement projects and programmes to strengthen the resilience of African health systems and communities to impacts of climate change and climate variability.

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Climate Services for Health: Improving public health decision-making in a new climate

February 2017

The WMO/WHO Joint Climate and Health office is showcasing experiences of developing and using climate services for health to highlight common needs, good practices and the potential for future of expansion.

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Effects of Climate Change on the Social & Environmental Determinants of Health in Africa Presentation

30 November – 11 December 2015

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UNFCCC Conference of the Parties 2014 (COP20) Presentation

December 2014

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Climate Change and Health in Africa

See how climate change will affect health in Africa over the next 100 years.

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Clim-HEALTH Africa

COP21, Lima, Peru

Learn more about Clim-HEALTH Africa.

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Implementation of the Libreville Declaration

COP21, Lima, Peru

Learn more about the aim of the declaration and how it will be implemented.

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Continental Challenges and Change 1

COP21, Lima, Peru

Learn about Africa’s health and environment-related challenges and what needs to be done.

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Continental Challenges and Change 2

COP21, Lima, Peru

Learn how Africa’s health and environment-related challenges can be overcome.

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Clim-HEALTH Africa Leaflet

COP20, Lima, Peru

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The Story of Climate Change and Health in Africa

COP20, Lima, Peru

Find out more about climate change and health in Africa.

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Clim-HEALTH Africa: An African Network of Organisations Working on Climate and Health

Third Annual Meeting of Clim-HEALTH Africa, 2015

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Clim-HEALTH Africa: The Objectives and Goals

Third Annual Meeting of Clim-HEALTH Africa

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