African Island Nations Express Need For More Assistance To Address Health Impacts Of Climate Change

Thomson Reuters Foundation: African islands call for help as climate change worsens health
“African island states this week said they need more help to cope with the health impacts of climate change, from worsening nutrition to a resurgence in mosquito-borne disease. At least 23 percent of deaths in Africa are linked to the environment, the highest of any region worldwide, according to the World Health Organization (WHO)…” (Peyton, 11/8).