Climate change increases risk of outbreaks in Africa

Climate change increases risk of outbreaks in Africa

Photo source: WHO Regional Office for Africa

In response to the increasing climate-related health threats, member states in African region in 2016 adopted the Regional Strategy for Health Security and Emergencies which, along with the International Health Regulations, aims at strengthening countries’ capacities to detect, prevent and response to public health emergencies. Meanwhile, in Pointe-Noire, Mr Mabikina professed himself to be very glad of the vaccination campaign.