Documents about Medical Geography

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    Geography 19-20

    Tampa, STA 2023

    Excerpt: ... Program 19- Strength to Overcome Apartheid - homelands - land reform - GPA Global Positioning System April 1994- 1st democratic election South Africa- AParheid- blacks Minimal rainfall White minority controlled 85% of the land Land reform brought rabrantic times 1995, 396 Africans purchased this land Poverty, underdevelopment Kenya -hiv/aids Medical geography Disease diffusion Migration to urban areas 2 million in Kenya HIV 100,000 children HIV Mid 20's to mid 40's Malaria 300 million on continent Sahara,Africa (up) 1994, 40 million world hiv/aids/ 28 million sub-sarharen 75-80% Southern Africa highest rate Kenya 1987, Mombesa, Kismu, Naiobi 1990, rate rised, climbed in rural areas 1993 rate grew Passed to unborn children 15% 60-49 years lifespan in Kenya,2000 Ukweli Juu ya Ukmwi 1999 national disaster Uganda 13% worlds in africa 70% Program 20- Developing Countries Ivy coast Cote d'lvoire - climatic and ecological zones - agricultural commodities - ethnic and religious conflicts 100,000 people in Yamo ...

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    Sub-Saharan Africa

    , GEOG 200

    Excerpt: ... Sub-Saharan Africa 15/03/2007 12:41:00 Africa the Dark Continent mysterious and unknown U.S. into sub Saharan Africa 2.5 times 65% grassland, 25% desert, 10% rainforest Since 1900, 99% of animal population have been wiped out. Poaching, hunting Population explosion Farm land Over 700 different cultures in Africa that still exist, though many were decimated by colonialism 2 seasons dry season, wet season Wealthy land but wealth is in the elite whites The Nile river is the longest river in the world Population 714.3 M Pop Density 85.5/1273.6 o US 79.9/447 BR 41/1000 DR 16/1000 Nat. Increase 2.5 IMR 95 Life Expectancy M-47 F-50 % Urban 33 GNI $320-$15,960 Medical Geography Epidemic: a sudden outbreak leading to a high percentage of afflictions in the population. (possibly a large number of deaths) Pandemic: epidemic that starts locally, spreads regionally, and then worldwide. Influenza Aids Endemic: ...

  • 12 Pages

    study guide

    Michigan State University, GEO 204

    Excerpt: ... nomic region of Chile? Foreign revenues Why is Brazil called the "Giant of South America"? It is so large that it has common boundaries with all the realm's other countries except Ecuador and Chile. It occupies just under 50% of South America. The culture hearthy of Brazil is? Northeast The modern core of Brazil is? Southeast What is the leading crop of the Interior sub region (Central West) of Brazil? Soybeans What is the main city of North (Amazon) region of Brazil? Manuma Chapter 7- Sub Saharan Africa What is rift valley? Deep trenches which form when huge parallel cracks or faults appear in the Earth's crust and the strips of curst between them sink, or are pushed down, to form great, steep sided linear valleys. Why are the rivers of Africa considered unusual? Their upper courses often bear landward, seemingly unrelated to the coast toward which they eventually flow. Not very straight patterns What is an escarpment? The edge of a plateau or cliff. In medical geography what are the host, the vector and ...

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    Illinois Tech, MATH 149

    Excerpt: ... <STUDYGUIDES08C.TXT> {5-9-2008} Math 149 Spring 2008 Final Study Guide, Part III - Chapter 6 Concept Check, p. 378: 1,2,3,4,5 Exercises: 1-6, 7-11, 12-16 Chapter 9 Concept Check, p. 598: 1 Exercises: 1, 3a, 7 ...