End of Poverty (10) The Voiceless Dying Africa and Disease

Get Started. It's Free
or sign up with your email address
Rocket clouds
End of Poverty (10) The Voiceless Dying Africa and Disease by Mind Map: End of Poverty (10) The Voiceless Dying Africa and Disease

1. 2 conventional wisdom of Africa's perpetual poverty that are not really the root cause

1.1. Corruption

1.1.1. More corrupt nations has grown economically

1.1.1.1. India, Pakistan, Indonesia, Bangladesh

1.1.2. How can corruption be measured by a single number?

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

1.2. Western Hegemony

1.2.1. Slave Colonialism

1.2.2. Pawn in Cold War

2. More Comprehensive Diagnosis

2.1. Disease

2.1.1. Malaria

2.1.1.1. Tropical Disease

2.1.1.2. 50 billion cases/yr.

2.1.1.3. 3 million deaths/yr, 90% in Africa

2.1.1.4. Huge economic impact

2.1.1.5. Fact: Africa's strain of Malaria is much worst than others'

2.1.1.5.1. Unlucky

2.1.1.6. Prevention & Treatment Known

2.1.1.6.1. Need aid - $2-$3 B

2.1.1.6.2. Little aid is provided

2.1.2. HIV/AIDS

2.1.3. Disease causes Poverty, and vice versa

2.2. Weather: Drought

2.3. Geography: Distance from Markets

2.4. No Basic Infrastructure

2.4.1. Roads, motor transportation

2.4.2. Electricity,Telecomm.

2.4.3. Clean Water

2.5. Unbalanced: No analysis of bad governance

2.6. Demographics: Illiteracy, Pop. Growth