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End of Poverty (10) The Voiceless Dying Africa and Disease by Mind Map: End of Poverty (10) The Voiceless Dying Africa and Disease
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End of Poverty (10) The Voiceless Dying Africa and Disease

2 conventional wisdom of Africa's perpetual poverty that are not really the root cause

Corruption

More corrupt nations has grown economically, India, Pakistan, Indonesia, Bangladesh

How can corruption be measured by a single number?

Corruption is complex and multi-demensional. Some corruptions block development; some merely benefit unfairly from development, etc.

Western Hegemony

Slave Colonialism

Pawn in Cold War

More Comprehensive Diagnosis

Disease

Malaria, Tropical Disease, 50 billion cases/yr., 3 million deaths/yr, 90% in Africa, Huge economic impact, Fact: Africa's strain of Malaria is much worst than others', Unlucky, Prevention & Treatment Known, Need aid - $2-$3 B, Little aid is provided

HIV/AIDS

Disease causes Poverty, and vice versa

Weather: Drought

Geography: Distance from Markets

No Basic Infrastructure

Roads, motor transportation

Electricity,Telecomm.

Clean Water

Unbalanced: No analysis of bad governance

Demographics: Illiteracy, Pop. Growth