Nigeria!By De a n n a C ou lter a n d R ach el B urt
Welcome to Nigeria!Nigeria is located in Western Africa bythe Gulf of Guinea.There are 36 states and the capital isAbuja.It is double the size of California
PopulationThere are approximately 150million citizens to date.The average life expectancyis close to 50 years of age.Growth rate for 2010: 2.5%HIV/AIDS is to blame for alow life expectancy.
Health Care SystemMain Diseases: malaria, guinea Their health careworm, pneumonia, measles, system isgonorrhea, typhoid, tuberculosis, structured alongchicken pox, and recently, AIDS. the universal three levels of thePeople die of minor illnesses that primary,could have been prevented with secondary, andsimple medications and a tertiary levels ofhealthy lifestyle. care.
EnvironmentProblems stemming from oiloperations in the Niger Riverdelta.Main reasons: urbanization,overpopulation, deforestation,desertification, and pollution.Ecological footprint: 1.44gha/pers.
Quality of Life Child mortality rate: Approximately 143 deaths per 1000 children under the age of 5. Has one of the highest literacy rates in Africa. Their low health and wealth rates effects how the country operates.
Status of Women Women have little to no access to education. Have attempted to use the Sharia Law. Are unneeded and taken for granted of by men, usually husbands.
ResourcesHave a broad varietyof natural resources.Agriculture, forestry,and fishingsignificantly providesfor their GDP.
The FutureGoing forward, Reduce the amount ofNigeria needs to: affected HIV/AIDS victimsBoost their economy Provide more womenStrive for a stronger rightsgovernment In order toImprove their poverty succeed in theirrates future.
Hope you’ve been listening! Time to answer a question...What river is being extremely pollutedby the amount of oil spilling in?