Global patterns of disease


Explain the global distribution of disease of affluence.
Explain the global distribution of disease of poverty.

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Diseases of affluence? often more non-communicable




Wikipedia link,

Diseases of poverty? often more communicable


Wikipedia definition, Malaria case study, YouTube - Cholera



The spread of disease

Explain how the geographic concepts of diffusion by relocation and expansion apply to the the spread of diseases. Examine the application of the concept of barriers in attempts to limit the spread of diseases. Describe the factors that have enabled reduction incidence of diseases


Barriers to diffusion of disease

Birth Control to combat malaria BBC NEWS
Drug jobs saved to fight bird flu - BBC NEWS