Perspectives

We are passionate about generating big ideas and engaging in bold dialogue to drive positive and lasting social change.

Climate Change & Survival in Sub-Saharan Africa

The Global South, particularly countries in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) face the highest risk of climate vulnerability and developmental issues exacerbated by climate change. For example, the African continent contributes only a small percentage of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, but its inhabitants are among the most vulnerable to the effects of climate change and have the least infrastructure for climate resilience. These issues brought about by climate change impact local environments and trigger several serious problems that threaten the livelihood of most residents. If progressively left unchecked, these issues will undoubtedly create a near-term catastrophic retrogression in the region's economy.
By: Chidiebere E.X. Ikejemba, Ph.D.

Shifting to a Patient-Centered Health Model in Sub-Saharan Africa

In most African countries, access to primary health has improved over the last 20 years. There are still, however, many barriers to quality health care access, such as high costs and crowded, understaffed, and under-resourced facilities. This paper explores some of the causes and solutions digital technology offers in Sub-Saharan Africa.
By: Abdel Agadazi

Camber Alum Interview: Tara Ghassemikia

A chance encounter, a spark of interest, an awakening of purpose, and a growing experience of mutual trust and growth set Tara Ghassemikia on a pathway she never even knew could exist. Let’s hear her describe how her years at Camber influenced the way she helps drive positive impact today at the nexus of community health and emergency responsiveness.  Our Director of Impact and Equity, Rozella Kennedy, sat down with Tara to learn about her path.
By: Rozella Kennedy