Health

  • The Hunger map

    The Hunger Map

    September 6, 2013

    Poster for “World Food Summit: 5 years later” (10 – 13 June 2002), showing two maps: One map by FAO ‘Hunger around the world’, showing the percentage of population undernourished. One map by UNICEF called ‘Underweight children around the word’, showing the percentage of underweight children under five.

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  • Health - Research Guide International Law

    Health

    Global health matters to everyone. Since 2005 the world has been implementing the International Health Regulations (IHR), a legally-binding international agreement that governs the roles of the World Health Organization and its Member States. The aim of the IHR is to strengthen the collective defences and cooperation against the multiple public health risks (epidemic diseases like cholera and ebola) that today’s globalized world is facing and which have the potential to be rapidly spread through expanding travel and trade. We have created a library special on health and sanitary law to provide you easy access to our collection.

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  • This Time for Africa

    October 26, 2012

    Even though the biggest economy of the African continent is working on a new future, the country is still facing a lot of social problems. Lately, the news showed us the mine strikes in the platinum industry. These strikes can have an impact on other sectors as well, which is not preferable in a country like South Africa. Furthermore, there is unemployment and poverty, but still one of South Africa’s biggest problems is the people infected and affected by HIV/AIDS.

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