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Climate Change posses the greatest health risks
Africa Science News
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By Imali Ngusale The projected global warming of the earth’s surface will vary between 1.1 and 6.4 degrees Celsius by the end of the century. This means that the earth will be less tolerable for humans, and the health and well being of every person will be at risk. Additionally, a 2023 study by the World Health Organization  reveals that  there will be catastrophic health impacts that could lead to millions of climate change related death. It is for this reason why urgent action on climate change is necessary to safeguard the well being of everyone especially poorer people who remain ..read more
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Its Time for Somalia to be Included in the Loss and Damage Funds
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by 01andreas2003
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By Imali  Ngusale Somalia is one of the least contributors to the global  greenhouse gas emissions  yet the  country is most impacted. In an interview with the Africa News Science Hassan Mowlid Yasin, the  Chief Executive  Director of Somali Greenpeace Association reveals that Somalia only contributes less that 0.003% of  the global carbon emission yet it has endured  some of the most devastating impacts of climate change. “Climate change has wrecked us exponentially has displaced more 2, 900, 000 Somalians since 2021, ” said Yasin. Moreover the Som ..read more
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Africa CDC hails GAVI move to set up African Vaccine Manufacturing Accelerator
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by Editor
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The Global Vaccine Alliance (GAVI) Board has announced the establishment of the African Vaccine Manufacturing Accelerator (AVMA), a financing instrument that will make up to US$ 1 billion available to support sustainable vaccine manufacturing in Africa. This decision is historical and a concrete action to support the African Vaccine Manufacturing. AVMA is an innovative financing mechanism aimed at establishing a sustainable African vaccine manufacturing industry capable of improving the continent’s resilience in the face of pandemics, outbreaks, and other health emergencies as well as the heal ..read more
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The Youth Have a Say in COP 28
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by Editor
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By Imali Ngusale The youth have made it clear that their voices go beyond being tokens at climate debates. They have taken action by lauding their views, proposals and recommendations for climate action at COP28 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Speaking during a key session organized by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Tasnia Ahmed a youth development expert and human rights advocate from Bangladesh  said, “The youth are important allies in the fight against climate change. Their participation in COP 28 is therefore critical to ensure vulnerable groups are not forg ..read more
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A Meeting of Medical Minds: SA’s Oldest Medical Association Gears up for First In-person Conference Post-Covid
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6M ago
For the first time since the Covid-19 Pandemic the South African Medical Association (SAMA) will gather in person, for their annual conference in Johannesburg in February 2024. “The country’s oldest and most prestigious association of doctors and medical professionals returns, under the theme, “Towards Strengthening Health Systems”; an urgent society-wide rallying cry – especially in the context of SA’s beleaguered public healthcare system. The sobering reality we face is that our healthcare system is in a state of distress and it’s up to all of us in healthcare to ensure that it does not coll ..read more
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IZA Africa forges ahead to promote hot dip galvanizing in 2024
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The International Zinc Association (IZA) Africa is committed to continue to promote and educate the public about zinc applications in Africa next year, says Executive Director Simon Norton. “We will launch a new publication in early 2024 dedicated to providing technical support to engineers and designers around galvanizing steel. We will also focus on final-year students and educating them about hot dip galvanizing.” IZA Africa offers engineers and designers assistance to select the correct zinc coating for any civil or mechanical engineering application. It has a permanent materials expert on ..read more
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Kenya’s move towards a greener economy – why it makes financial sense
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By Carol Koech, Country President Schneider Electric, East Africa   A recent report published by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) states that the Kenyan economy is facing multiple near-term financial challenges, including limited fiscal and external buffers, an elevated cost of living, exchange rate pressures, and tight financial conditions. To address these challenges, the country is taking proactive steps to capitalise on its abundance of renewable energy resources. At the first Africa Climate Summit, recently held in Nairobi, Kenya outlined its ambition to achieve 100 percent rene ..read more
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COP 28: UAE commits US$30 Billion to the Global South
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By Imali Ngusale The UAE  announced a US$30 billion commitment to the newly launched catalytic climate vehicle, ALTÉRRA, that will drive forward international efforts to create a fairer climate finance system, with an emphasis on improving access to funding for the Global South. The US$30 billion commitment is undoubtedly the world’s largest private investment vehicle for climate change action. It is envisaged that this investment will steer private markets towards climate investments and focus on transforming emerging markets and developing economies. Whereas the UAE came under sharp cri ..read more
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