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I'm helping World Vision respond in emergencies

I'm helping World Vision respond in emergencies | 3.2 Analyse an International Health Issue | Scoop.it
Team up with WorldVisionNZ global emergency response
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Sustainable development goals - United Nations

Sustainable development goals - United Nations | 3.2 Analyse an International Health Issue | Scoop.it
Full list of the 17 proposed sustainable development goals and summaries of their targets
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Effects of Poverty on Society: Why We Should All Care

Effects of Poverty on Society: Why We Should All Care | 3.2 Analyse an International Health Issue | Scoop.it
Why should you care about the causes and effects of poverty on people, children and society? There are consequences that impact us all in the end (crime, health, violence)
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Provides some good suggestions to answer the question of WHY is disease of children in the pacific a matter of international concern.  There are some good ideas of what poverty does to a society and why the world should care !!!!! 

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VAD_rotavirus_asia_fs.pdf

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47 % of children in the Western Pacific Region in hospital of Diarroheal illness are infected with the rotavirus.  This is a good resource and an easy read.

 

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United Nations Millennium Development Goals

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Recommended resource from Rachel Dixon 

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Recommendations can come from this, students can quote which goal they are referring to.
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Malaria still a major health issue in some Pacific countries | Pacific Beat | ABC Radio Australia

Malaria is an ongoing health issue for many Pacific island nations, even though worldwide, the African continent has the highest number of cases.
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Poverty in the Pacific – a forgotten priority? | Devpolicy Blog from the Development Policy Centre

Poverty in the Pacific – a forgotten priority? | Devpolicy Blog from the Development Policy Centre | 3.2 Analyse an International Health Issue | Scoop.it
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El Niño in the Pacific | OCHA

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OCHA(Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs) is the part of the United Nations Secretariat responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to emergencies. OCHA also ensures there is a framework within which each actor can contribute to the overall response effort.
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Pacific Islands' drought driven by El Nino —

The United Nations estimates as many as 4.7 million people are at risk from water shortages, food insecurity and disease across the Pacific region due to El Niño.
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The%20State%20of%20Human%20Development%20in%20the%20Pacific(LORes)..pdf

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CLTS Foundation

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CLTS Foundation
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Community lead total sanitation Used in over 54 countries has already benefited 20mil people.  An action to help active the MDG targets.  Collective action and cost effective to have community building their own toilets

 

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Pacific.scoop.co.nz » UNICEF Responding to Diarrhoea Outbreaks in Solomon Islands

Pacific.scoop.co.nz » UNICEF Responding to Diarrhoea Outbreaks in Solomon Islands | 3.2 Analyse an International Health Issue | Scoop.it
Scoop Media Pacific Blog
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Papua New Guinea - Save the Children

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Child health in PNG 

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Improving the health of children in Africa and the Asia-Pacific

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Pneumonia in the pacific  

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WHO | Yaws in Vanuatu: On the way to eradication with a single pill

WHO | Yaws in Vanuatu: On the way to eradication with a single pill | 3.2 Analyse an International Health Issue | Scoop.it
Feature story on yaws in Vanuatu - The study showed that a single oral dose of the antibiotic azithromycin was at least as effective as penicillin injections at curing yaws.
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living conditions being a cause of the spreading of infectious diseases

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Killer facts: Pacific poverty

Killer facts: Pacific poverty | 3.2 Analyse an International Health Issue | Scoop.it
Four million Pacific people live in poverty – almost half the total population. Poor child and maternal health care, contaminated water, poor sanitation and a lack of education about nutrition are wasting opportunities, wasting lives and killing people.
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In our own backyard - National - NZ Herald News

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Poverty and the Pacific — two words you wouldn't think normally go together. - New Zealand Herald
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Poverty and the pacific - a very detailed article that paints a very good picture of the health issues in the Pacific. 

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