Editorial

COP27 Climate Change Conference: Urgent action needed for Africa and the world

Lukoye Atwoli, Gregory E. Erhabor, Aiah A. Gbakima, Abraham Haileamlak, Jean-Marie Kayembe Ntumba, James Kigera, Laurie Laybourn-Langton, Robert Mash, Joy Muhia, Fhumulani M. Mulaudzi, David Ofori-Adjei, Friday Okonofua, Arash Rashidian, Maha El-Adawy, Siaka Sidibé, Abdelmadjid Snouber, James Tumwine, Sahar Yassien Mohammad, Paul Yonga, Lilia Zakhama, Chris Zielinski
Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine | Vol 23, No 1 | a1467 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/sajhivmed.v23i1.1467 | © 2022 Lukoye Atwoli, Gregory E. Erhabor, Aiah A. Gbakima, Abraham Haileamlak, Jean-Marie Kayembe Ntumba, James Kigera, Laurie Laybourn-Langton, Robert Mash, Joy Muhia, Fhumulani M. Mulaudzi, David Ofori-Adjei, Friday Okonofua, Arash Rashidian, Maha El-Adawy, Siaka Sidibé, Abdelmadjid Snouber, James Tumwine, Sahar Yassien Mohammad, Paul Yonga, Lilia Zakhama, Chris Zielinski | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 24 October 2022 | Published: 04 November 2022

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Lukoye Atwoli, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical College East Africa, The Aga Khan University, Nairobi; and, Brain and Mind Institute, The Aga Khan University, Nairobi, Kenya
Gregory E. Erhabor, Department of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife; and, Chest Unit, Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital, Ile-Ife, Nigeria
Aiah A. Gbakima, Department of Technical and Higher Education, Government of Sierra Leone, Freetown, Sierra Leone
Abraham Haileamlak, College of Public Health and Medical Sciences, Jimma University, Jimma, Ethiopia
Jean-Marie Kayembe Ntumba, Department of Pneumology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kinshasa, Kinshasa, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
James Kigera, Department of Human Anatomy, College of Health Sciences, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Laurie Laybourn-Langton, Department of Sustainability Accelerator, Chatham House, London, United Kingdom
Robert Mash, Division of Family Medicine and Primary Care, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa
Joy Muhia, Centre for Global Mental Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
Fhumulani M. Mulaudzi, Department of Nursing Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
David Ofori-Adjei, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana
Friday Okonofua, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Medical Sciences, Ondo, Nigeria
Arash Rashidian, Department of Science, Information and Dissemination, Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office, World Health Organization, Cairo, Egypt
Maha El-Adawy, Department of Health Protection and Promotion, Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office, World Health Organization, Cairo, Egypt
Siaka Sidibé, Faculty of Medicine and Odonto-Stomatology, University of Sciences, Techniques and Technology of Bamako, Bamako, Mali
Abdelmadjid Snouber, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oran 1, Es Sénia, Algeria
James Tumwine, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, School of Medicine, Kabale University, Kabale, Uganda
Sahar Yassien Mohammad, Faculty of Nursing, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
Paul Yonga, CA Medlynks Clinic and Laboratory, Nairobi; and, Nairobi Fountain Projects and Research Office (FOPRO), Fountain Health Care Hospital, Eldoret, Kenya
Lilia Zakhama, Faculty of Medicine of Tunis, University of Tunis El Manar, Tunis; and, Department of Cardiology, Security Forces Hospital, La Marsa, Tunisia
Chris Zielinski, Centre for Global Health, Faculty of Health and Wellbeing, University of Winchester, Winchester, United Kingdom


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climate change; global warming; burden of disease; adaptation; mitigation

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