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  • 11 Final Class 2008

    1. 1. Final Class Meeting <ul><li>Return final paper </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Health </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gender </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Children </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Human Rights </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Your unanswered discussion questions </li></ul><ul><li>Upload Take home final exam </li></ul><ul><li>Class Evaluations </li></ul>06/04/09
    2. 2. Health Challenges <ul><li>Health Priorities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Preventative vs. Curative </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>General vs. Targeted </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Elite Origins->Post-colonial growth->Post-SAP cutbacks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Who gets what where and why </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Culture and Health </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Healing from Indigenous knowledge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Harmful local myths </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Africa’s challenge of AIDS, TB, and Malaria </li></ul><ul><li>Environment and Health: Clean water </li></ul>
    3. 3. Africa’s challenge of AIDS, TB, and Malaria <ul><li>New Developments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Global fund, http://www.theglobalfund.org/en/about/how/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AIDS drugs more available </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Simple solutions to Malaria? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Diseases combined effect often lethal </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Drug resistant TB? </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. Africa’s challenge of AIDS, TB, and Malaria <ul><li>Hunger exacerbates AIDS, Malaria, and TB with medications with nutritional conditions </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural strengths and cultural weaknesses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Community networks vs. harmful cultural myths about AIDS and sex?. Natural resistance? </li></ul></ul>06/04/09
    5. 5. New HIV infections AIDS illness and deaths Family impoverishment Family stress/collapse Hunger School drop-out Child Vulnerability Abuse/ exploitation Trans-generational Transmission of Poverty
    6. 6. But what about Diaheria and Diabetes? <ul><li>Diaheria </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Old problem of sanitation and malnutrition </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Diabetes and heart disease </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Africa’s changing diet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>More starch (Ugali na chipsi) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Less fresh vegetables (mboga) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plaguing many African cities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Links to loss of Ik, but possibly genetic risks </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. A Nexus of Relationships or A vicious cycle <ul><li>Diseases of Underdevelopment P174 </li></ul><ul><li>A vicious cycle: Aids orphans </li></ul><ul><li>Nexus of relations within </li></ul><ul><li>Development->population change, movement, health, human rights, and environment </li></ul>
    8. 8. Discussion on Human Rights in Africa <ul><li>Civil and Political Rights </li></ul><ul><li>Social Economic and Cultural Rights </li></ul><ul><li>Geography and human rights: “Who gets what where?” </li></ul><ul><li>Gender and rights and development </li></ul><ul><li>Children, Development, duties and rights </li></ul>06/04/09
    9. 9. Gender <ul><li>Women’s Double-Double work day: Double Colonialism </li></ul><ul><li>Gender and Agriculture </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Changes in land tenure </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Property, law, and travel issues </li></ul><ul><li>Women’s burden in AIDS </li></ul><ul><li>Girls’ Education at the expense of boys education </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Watering another man’s garden” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Women’s burden concerning alcohol abuse, DV, and parallel families </li></ul><ul><li>Women in Development and women’s strengths </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Greenbelt movement and women’s empowerment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Liberia’s first female president Ellen Sirleaf </li></ul></ul>06/04/09
    10. 10. Children <ul><li>CRC </li></ul><ul><li>Duties and protection as important as freedoms </li></ul><ul><li>Protection from Abuse </li></ul><ul><li>Street Children’s rights </li></ul><ul><li>AIDS Orphans </li></ul><ul><li>Protection from Child labor </li></ul><ul><li>Challenges of universal primary education </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Less children in school now than 20 years ago </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Overcrowding </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Language or Lugha </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Going to school hungry </li></ul></ul>06/04/09
    11. 11. Remaining Discussion Questions Remaining Discussion Questions answered by Cecil Rhodes 06/04/09

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