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Unformatted text preview: EXAM 4 19:41 Sub Saharan Africa HIV/AIDS 2006, 2/3 world’s HIV/AIDS cases Women Origins Mothers often transmit the disease to their children Antiviral medicines 11 million orphans Ground Zero for AIDS epidemic South Africa 1/5 aged 15-49 are infected Botswana 24% Down from 36% in 2001 Other regions are seeing increases RNI plummeted Mobile Workers Work far away from their permanent residence and are usually unable to return home at the end of a working day Carletonville, South Africa 85,000, 95% migrant workers Largest gold-mining complex in the world 1/40 chance of being crushed by a falling rock delayed risks of HIV seem minimal 1999, 65% of the adults HIV positive Men return home, they often carry the virus home to their rural communities Millennium Development Goals Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger Achieve universal primary education Promote gender equality and empower women Reduce child mortality Improve maternal health Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases Ensure environmental sustainability Develop a global partnership for development Case Study Nigeria Curse of the Black Gold 6 th richest oil state...
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This note was uploaded on 10/07/2011 for the course GEOG 1003 taught by Professor Patzewitsch during the Fall '08 term at LSU.

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