Uganda-Youthful population

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  • Created on: 09-05-13 11:22
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  • Uganda-youthful population
    • causes
      • low life expectancy of 52 years
      • parents rely on children for financial support in old age
      • Children are a useful labour source in rural areas
      • high infant mortality so m,others have many children as a precaution
    • problem
      • average of 7 children per woman
      • overpopulation
      • expected population of 56 million by 2025
      • pressure on health services
    • solutions
      • family planning by conraception use
      • encourage rural to urban migration removing the need for large families
      • aids education to prevent high infant mortality.Infection fell from 15% to 5% by 2001


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