Climate change, migration, and zoonoses in the East and Horn of Africa region: A call for action

Author/s: Dorien Braam, Michela Martini, Chiara Scissa, Jemimah Abel
Language: English
Publication Type: Research brief(External)

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Migration Health Research Podcast No. 14 (Migration Health Research Bulletin #27) 
Dorien Braam, Assistant Professor of Social Science in One Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the Director of Praxis Labs research and consulting, speaks about the importance of the inclusion of migrants into policies and actions towards zoonotic disease prevention and control. Katy Barwise, IOM’s Senior Programme Manager for the United Nations Network on Migration Secretariat, discusses the publication centered on guiding the integration of migration into health interventions.



This technical brief presents an overview of the available evidence connecting climate change, migration, and zoonotic disease risk in East and Horn of Africa, highlighting the gaps in policy and programming for the human mobility and global health security nexus, and providing key recommendations to policymakers and implementing agencies.

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