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1. How did Uganda tackle the AIDS epidemic?

  • Mass media employment: slogan "zero grazing"
  • Films
  • Condom usage massively encouraged
  • Improved service and delivery of treatments, family assistance and counseling.
  • Abstinance was encouraged
  • Education and awareness about how the disease spreads and safe sex.
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2. How did economic activity affect the spread of AIDS?

  • Decreased economic activity meant there were fewer smugglers visiting sex workers.
  • This meant the disease wasn't spreading as it had before. Partly changed sex practices and behaviours
  • and partly, due to awareness of infected towns, people engaged in casual sexual activity less frequently.

3. Give three reason why AIDS is an economic issue.

  • Orphans are cared for by grandparents or other family members. They need money to provide for these children. Leads to an increase in child labour, guerrilla recruitment and child abuse.
  • Poor working conditions lead to the spread of disease.
  • The drugs tho prevent it exist but poor infrastructure restricts distribution.
  • The disease kills working age people, weakening the diminishing the workforce and therefore a country's productivity.

4. What is the case study for this section?

  • Uganda
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5. What are the three major diseases affecting developing countries?

  • AIDS
  • Malaria
  • Parasitic worms

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