Unit 4: Addressing global health issues

Reason For Learning

Millions of people die annually as a result of conditions that are preventable, with the vast majority of these deaths occurring in developing countries. Programs that focus on literacy, food security, HIV/AIDS, malaria, immunisation and the provision of safe water and sanitation aim to reduce the morbidity and mortality rates from preventable conditions.

Learning Intention

• The interrelationships between health, human development and sustainability to produce sustainable human development in a global context; • programs focusing on literacy, food security, HIV/AIDS and malaria, safe water and sanitation in terms of: reasons for the programs; types of aid involved in the programs; implementation of the programs; their contribution to the achievement of sustainable human development;

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