Uganda Case Study

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Full name: Republic of Uganda
Population: 34.5 million (UN, 2011)
Capital: Kampala
Area: 241,038 sq km (93,072 sq miles)
Major languages: English (official), Swahili (official), Luganda, various Bantu and Nilotic
Major religions: Christianity, Islam
Life expectancy: 54 years (men), 55 years (women) (UN)
Main exports: Coffee, fish and fish products, tea; tobacco, cotton, corn, beans, sesame
Infant mortality rate: total: 61.22 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 64.78 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 57.56 deaths/1,000 live births (2012 est.)
Death rate: 11.54 deaths/1,000 population (July 2012 est.)
Life expectancy at birth: total population: 53.45 years
male: 52.4 years
female: 54.54 years (2012 est.)
Total fertility rate: 6.14 children born/woman (2012 est.)

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Uganda lies between latitudes 4 degrees 12" north and 1 degree 29" south and longitudes 29
degrees 5" and 25" east. It is roughly the same in size to Great Britain It is bordered by Kenya to the
East, Sudan to the North, DRC to the West and Tanzania and Rwanda to the south.
The average altitude of 1200m (4000ft) above sea level broken by the Great Rift Valley to the
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Goal 4. Reduce child mortality
o Target 5. Reduce by two thirds, between 1990 and 2015, the under-five mortality
Goal 5. Improve maternal health
o Target 6. Reduce by three quarters, between 1990 and 2015, the maternal mortality
Goal 6. Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases
o Target 7. Have halted by 2015 and begun to reverse the spread of HIV/AIDS
o Target 8. Have halted by 2015 and begun to reverse the incidence of malaria and
other major diseases
Goal 7.…read more


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