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Leapfrogging- Stages Of Rostow's Model
A leapfrogging country is one that becomes comes more
developed and reaches a stage of maturity or high mass
consumption without going through the dirty stages of
Preconditions for take off and take off stages can be
`leapfrogged'. This misses out the characteristics of mature
society - reducing the levels of fossil fuels burnt (less
pollution)…read more

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Technology - Malawi Case Study
2011- There were 910,000 people living with HIV
Even with large investments in healthcare, not everyone can
will be able to visit clinics that have HIV/AIDS treatments.
The more access people have to technology the more education
they receive, this will reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS and
increase treatment as more people will have the knowledge of
Mobile health clinics visit the most rural villages to reach
those who cannot reach health centres.…read more

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Technology - Malawi Case Study
Prevention programmes:
Preventing mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT)
All pregnant women living with HIV are offered antiretroviral
treatment for life
PMTCT sites have increased across Malawi since the implementation,
with 588 PMTCT sites available, yet Malawi is still short of the
target amount of 650…read more

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Technology - Malawi Case Study
ICT to track HIV in resource poor countries:
Australian researchers have developed technology to link
different organisations, allowing them to work together to
provide cost effective care.
HIV-free breast milk:
A cheap and simple method. `Flash heating' of infected milk.
Simply heat a glass jar of expressed milk in a pan which
kills the virus.…read more

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Solar energy Pakistan - case study
IN Dec 2003 the Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB)
in Pakistan launched the first of its Solar Homes Systems
Funded from private companies the AEDB fitted 100 homes with
solar panels to provide electricity for over 1000 homes in
11 rural villages.
This electricity allowed villages to have lighting, safer
cooking and water disinfection.…read more

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