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World Development book links: Health and Development

The links to articles from newspaper and magazine web sites that are given below are intended as a source of current information that will help research into development issues and they could also be used for the article analysis coursework that is part of the World Development A level course. No list is definitive and the intention is to develop this gradually as a resource for anybody interested in global development.

The articles are loosely categorized using the general headings in the text book but their content is often very broad.

http://www.whitehouse.gov/issues/health-care - The web site is a good place to find information about health reforms in the US.

http://www.unhcr.org/4be03d7a9.html - UNHCR web site. This story is about a water project for Somali refugees in Ethiopia but there are links to other items as well.

http://www.unwater.org/downloads/JMP_report_2010.pdf - A 2010 UNICEF report on progress towards providing global access to sanitation and drinking water.

http://www.who.int/pmnch/Countdownto2015FINALREPORT-apr7.pdf - A UNICEF report on maternal, newborn and child survival with reference to the 2015 MDGs.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/katine/2009/apr/01/healthcare-in-uganda - an article by Annie Kelly about healthcare in Uganda which is part of the series of articles about Katine – a Ugandan village which was ‘adopted’ by the Guardian to focus on development issues.

Telegraph article about the global prevalence of the tuberculosis bacterium – http://www.telegraph.co.uk/expat/expatnews/6941077/One-third-of-worlds-population-has-tuberculosis-bacterium.html

Telegraph about the fight against tuberculosis in China – http://www.telegraph.co.uk/expat/expatnews/6941330/China-fights-growing-problem-of-tuberculosis.html

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