Development and Health

S3 Geography – Development and Health


This unit studies the huge differences in health and wealth from country to country.


  • Measuring development - Social and Economic Indicators of Development.

  • Physical and human reasons for different levels of development.

  • Health problems in Economically Less Developed Countries (ELDCs) – Focus on Malaria.

  • Problems of ill-health in Economically More Developed Countries (EMDCs) – Focus on heart disease.

  • A worldwide disease – AIDS.