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There are innovative greenhouse gas reduction approaches available for the health and social services sector today that could already be applied to buildings, facilities, food services, work practices and vehicle fleets. The CTCN works with various stakeholders to find the right climate technologies to reduce the carbon footprint of operations while adapting to the effects of climate change on human health. Adaptation techniques such as education of health personnel, malaria protection and prevention and health risk monitoring can increase the resilience of communities to the potential impacts of climate change. Below you will find related publications, partners, CTCN technical assistance, technologies and other information for exploring this topic further.  

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Human health

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    This Technology Transfer Advances Kenya's

    • Nationally Determined Contribution to expand in clean energy options such as geothermal, and to abate its GHG emissions by 30% by 2030 relative to the BAU scenario of 143 MtCO2eq and in line with its sustainable development agenda.

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  • Knowledge partner
    Country of registration
    Germany
    Relation to CTCN
    Network Member
    Sector(s) of expertise
    Agriculture and forestry
    Human health
    Waste management
    Cross-sectoral

    ProVeg works on reducing the production and consumption of animal products by 50% until 2040, and helps accelerating the shift towards more sustainable and resilient food systems.

  • Knowledge partner
    Country of registration
    South Korea
    Relation to CTCN
    Network Member
    Sector(s) of expertise
    Early warning and Environmental assessment
    Infrastructure and Urban planning
    Water
    Human health
    Transport

    Dtonic was established in 2014 with a mission to enable a data-driven world. As experts in data processing and management technologies, Dtonic’s data solutions have been used by public and private entities in various fields.

  • Knowledge partner
    Country of registration
    South Korea
    Relation to CTCN
    Network Member
    Sector(s) of expertise
    Carbon fixation and abatement
    Water
    Human health

    Participate in government-run projects through public offerings or conduct research by winning research projects from the government or companies.

  • Knowledge partner
    Country of registration
    Nigeria
    Relation to CTCN
    Network Member
    Sector(s) of expertise
    Human health
    Infrastructure and Urban planning
    Water
    Energy efficiency

    Green Habitat Initiative (GHI) is a non-profit organization committed to advancing sustainability in cities and communities in Nigeria. GHI has worked across Nigeria towards the achievement of SDGs 6 (Clean Water & Sanitation), 11(sustainable cities and communities), and 13 (climate Action).

  • Knowledge partner
    Country of registration
    Philippines
    Relation to CTCN
    Network Member
    Sector(s) of expertise
    Marine and Fisheries
    Agriculture and forestry
    Early warning and Environmental assessment
    Water
    Human health

    Thinking Machines Data Science is an AI and technology consulting firm that builds custom data platforms and AI solutions to help clients solve high-impact problems.

  • Knowledge partner
    Country of registration
    Kenya
    Relation to CTCN
    Network Member
    Sector(s) of expertise
    Renewable energy
    Infrastructure and Urban planning
    Waste management
    Energy efficiency
    Human health

    NIKO GREEN is a sustainability ‘think-do-tank,’ and a green innovation and technology company. We enable Africa’s transition to a climate-smart, circular, and sustainable economy through design-driven, evidence-based and technology-enabled solutions.

  • Knowledge partner
    Country of registration
    India
    Relation to CTCN
    Network Member
    Sector(s) of expertise
    Human health
    Early warning and Environmental assessment
    Infrastructure and Urban planning
    Water

    We envision making the surrounding environment understandable and predictable by creating a wide network of IoT-based air quality monitoring systems and an early flood detection system.

  • Knowledge partner
    Country of registration
    South Korea
    Relation to CTCN
    Network Member
    Sector(s) of expertise
    Agriculture
    Human health
    Carbon fixation and abatement
    Cross-sectoral
    Infrastructure and Urban planning

    ‘Seoul National University R&DB Foundation’ shall perform the following duties: 1. Concluding and implementing industry-academic cooperation contracts 2. Managing accounting for industry-academic cooperation projects 3. Supporting the facilities and operation of the university 4.