Human Dimensions and Health

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Thematic Area Title and Description


Changes in Rainfall and Temperature associated with climate change are expected to increase incidences of the occurance of extreme weather events that have impacts on the health of human populations through:

-Poor air quality caused by the production of ground level ozone resulting in the increase in the occurance of chronic lung disease.

-Inhalation of fine particle matter resulting from chemical reactions in the atmosphere.

-Favourable conditions affecting disease-causing pathogens.

-Increase in food-borne disease.

-Affecting agricultural output thereby causing malnutrition and other related diseases



Course code

Course Name

ICCA 619

Gender and Climate Change

ICCA 620

Urban Areas, Climate Change and Adaptation

ICCA 621

Economics of Climate Change and Adaptation

ICCA 622

Livelihoods, Poverty, Human Security and Climate Change

ICCA 623

Infrastructure and Industry Adaptation for Climate Change

ICCA 624

Climate Change and Health

ICCA 625

Health Vulnerability to Impacts of Climate Change

ICCA 626

Climate Change and Climatotherapy




Area of Specialization

Dr. M. Opondo

Human Geography and Climate Change

Prof. W. Ogara

Climate Change and Adaption – Livestock and Livelihoods

Dr. W. Ouma

Climate Risk Assessment

Career Opportunities

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