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Climate, health, and conflict

Editorial

Dr. Tamaro Green, DS

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2021-03-16 13:39:05 viewed: 203

 

Bauer et al. (2021) compares the military conflicts to the COVID-19 pandemic for harnessing challenges to wildlife conservation in the Horn of Africa.  Idowu and Lasisi (2020) explain how changes in coastal areas of the Horn of Africa due to urbanization may have an effect on the availability of fresh water.  Kabiru, Izugbara, and Beguy (2013) explain rapid growth in urbanization rate in Africa to lead to health problems such as increased hypertension, obesity, and psychological issues among younger populations.

Boerma et al. (2019) describe the negative effects of armed conflicts on the children and reproductive health.  Lindvall et al. (2020) also advise food insecurity as a potential contributor to violence in the region.  Sasson (2012) explores food insecurity throughout the continent.

References:

Bauer, H., Chardonnet, B., Scholte, P., Kamgang, S. A., Tiomoko, D. A., Tehou, A. C., . . . Sillero-Zubiri, C. (2021). Consider divergent regional perspectives to enhance wildlife conservation across Africa. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 5(2), 149-152. doi:10.1038/s41559-020-01343-6

Boerma, T., Tappis, H., Saad-Haddad, G., Das, J., Melesse, D. Y., DeJong, J., . . . Barros, A. J. D. (2019). Armed conflicts and national trends in reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health in sub-Saharan Africa: what can national health surveys tell us? BMJ Global Health, 4(Suppl 4), e001300. doi:10.1136/bmjgh-2018-001300

Idowu, T. E., & Lasisi, K. H. (2020). Seawater intrusion in the coastal aquifers of East and Horn of Africa: A review from a regional perspective. Scientific African, 8, e00402. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sciaf.2020.e00402

Kabiru, C. W., Izugbara, C. O., & Beguy, D. (2013). The health and wellbeing of young people in sub-Saharan Africa: an under-researched area? BMC international health and human rights, 13(1), 11. doi:10.1186/1472-698X-13-11

Lindvall, K., Kinsman, J., Abraha, A., Dalmar, A., Abdullahi, M. F., Godefay, H., . . . Schumann, B. (2020). Health status and health care needs of drought-related migrants in the Horn of Africa—a qualitative investigation. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(16), 5917.

Sasson, A. (2012). Food security for Africa: An urgent global challenge. Agriculture & Food Security, 1(1), 2. doi:10.1186/2048-7010-1-2

 

 

 

Dr. Tamaro Green is a computer science researcher and the founder of TJG Web Services.  TJG Web Services, LLC is a consulting firm in the field of information technology.  Dr. Green writes on topics of privacy, security, and ethics in information technology and computer science.

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