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The Global Burden of Disease - Webcast | World Bank Live

The Global Burden of Disease - Webcast | World Bank Live | Yr 12 Health & HD | Scoop.it
In #SouthAsia, diabetes is up by 104% over 20 yrs. Get more regional health #data on Sept 4: http://t.co/JmMnHSgD1w #GBD2010 @IHME_UW

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Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide Trailer

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, a multi-part documentary series based on the bestselling book by Nicholas Kristof and ...

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What's so great Nutrition?

Great short film for summarising the consequences of malnutrition and hunger on health and human development. This resource was developed by USA Worldvision for their 30 hour famine. Stop film at the award scene to skip the 30 hour famine advertising.


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Sonia Shah: 3 reasons we still haven’t gotten rid of malaria | Video on TED.com

We’ve known how to cure malaria since the 1600s, so why does the disease still kill hundreds of thousands every year? It’s more than just a problem of medicine, says journalist Sonia Shah.

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Global Obesity Costs Reach Two Trillion Dollars A Year | Health

Global Obesity Costs Reach Two Trillion Dollars A Year  | Health | Yr 12 Health & HD | Scoop.it
By 2030, 50 percent of the world’s adult population will be overweight or obese. According to a recent program that aired on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), the total global cost of obesity is to reach 2 trillion dollars a year.
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Infographic: AIDS, TB and Malaria in Africa

Infographic: AIDS, TB and Malaria in Africa | Yr 12 Health & HD | Scoop.it
Despite the gains, more Africans still die from Malaria even as the spotlight remains firmly fixed on HIV/AIDS.

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Geography Teachers' Association of Victoria Inc. (GTAV)'s curator insight, July 28, 2013 1:15 AM

CD - The different ways of measuring and mapping human wellbeing and development, and how these can be applied to measure differences between places.

CD - The issues affecting the development of places and their impact on human wellbeing, drawing on a study from a developing country or region in Africa, South America or the Pacific Islands.

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10x10 Presents Girl Rising (Official Trailer)

From Academy Award-nominated director Richard E. Robbins, award-winning Documentary Group, Vulcan Productions and Intel Corporation comes Girl Rising - an in...

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Home – Malaria Atlas Project

Home – Malaria Atlas Project | Yr 12 Health & HD | Scoop.it
The Malaria Atlas Project disseminates information on mosquitoes, blood disorders and the malaria risk from different parasites, organised on a geographical basis

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Compassion in Global Health

This 30 minute video is a collaborative effort highlighting the role of compassion in global health. Featuring global health leaders and educators from aroun...
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Why Ebola Isn't A 'Global Health Emergency'–At Least Not In The ...

In the wee hours of the morning, the World Health Organization officially declared that the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a “Public Health Emergency of International Concern." Sounds pretty scary, right?
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