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Africa as Tragedy Africa is left out of the world economy, and so… 5 million children die every year in Africa, that’s one child dying every six seconds. Many of these deaths could have been prevented with available cheap technologies (e.g. oral rehydration therapy to prevent death due to diarrheal diseases, measles vaccination) Today, 50 percent of Africa’s population (380 million) live on less than $1.25 a day, this proportion is about the same as it was in 1981 (by comparison, the U.S. poverty line is $28.50 a day, 12 percent of US below this line) The average consumption of this group was $0.73 a day
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Acute Respiratory Infection treatment (% of children under 5 taken to a health provider) 43 Children with fever receiving antimalarial drugs (% of children under age 5 with fever) 38 Diarrhea treatment (% of children under 5 with diarrhea receiving oral rehydration and continued feeding) 38 Immunization, Diptheria/Pertussis/Tetanus (% of children ages 12-23 months)
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This note was uploaded on 11/07/2011 for the course ECON GA.3001.1. taught by Professor Williameasterly during the Fall '11 term at NYU.

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