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Human Geography

  1. 1. GLOBAL HEALTH TRENDS & THE WORLD<br />POWERPOINT BY NHU VU AND JENNIFER LE<br />
  2. 2. LIFE EXPECTANCY<br />- Life expectancy is how long a person is expected to live upon birth.<br /><ul><li>The average life expectancy in 1955 was 48 years. In 1995, it was 65years. It is expected to be 73 years in 2025.
  3. 3. 120 countries today have a life expectancy of more than 60 years. The overall population of these countries is five billion.
  4. 4. 16 countries have experienced a decrease in life expectancy during the years 1975-1995. The overall population of these countries is 300 million.
  5. 5. No country is expected to have a life expectancy of less than 50 years by 2025.</li></li></ul><li>LIFE EXPECTANCY AROUND THE WORLD<br />over 80<br />72.5-75<br />65-67.5<br />50-55<br />under 40<br />77.5-80<br />70-72.5<br />60-65<br />45-50<br />not available<br />75-77.5<br />67.5-70<br />55-60<br />40-45<br />
  6. 6. BOTH GENDERS: 76<br />MALE: 72<br />FEMALE: 80<br />Although the life expectancy in Europe is higher than most countries, it has been slowly decreasing since World War II. This is due to internal conflicts connected to the Soviet Union.<br />LIFE EXPECTANCY OF EUROPE<br />
  7. 7. HEALTH OF POPULATION<br />-Population is greatly affected by health. <br />-Imagine a country with a steady fertility rate. If the people are healthy, a population is more likely to flourish. On the other hand, if the people are not healthy, the population is likely to have a negative natural increase rate.<br />-Due to advanced technology and medicine, deaths regarding health has greatly decreased over the last two decades. <br />
  8. 8. -From 1975-2025, those in India are generally expected to live longer lives due to advances in medicine and technology.<br />-According to studies in 2002, the population in India was 1,045,845,226. By 2025, the population is expected to be about 1.5 billion. <br />-India will have the largest population in the world, surpassing today’s most heavily populated country, China.<br />HEALTH OF INDIA<br />
  9. 9. LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH<br />WORLD<br />DEATHS IN MILLIONS<br />% OF DEATHS<br />Coronary heart disease<br />7.20<br />12.2<br />Stroke and other cere-brovascular diseases<br />5.71<br />9.7<br />Lower respiratory infect-<br />tions<br />4.18<br />7.1<br />Chronic obstructive pul-<br />monary disease<br />3.02<br />5.1<br />Diarrhoeal diseases<br />2.16<br />3.7<br />(2004)<br />
  10. 10. LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH IN AFRICA<br />-The leading cause of death in Africa is HIV/AIDS.<br />-2/3 of Africa has the virus.<br />-With such a high rate of<br />HIV/AIDS, the overall life<br />Expectancy is 37-40 years old.<br />The bar graph on the left shows the number of HIV/AIDS victims in the world compared to those in Africa.<br />

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