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Road Deaths, Cancer and Diabetes Becoming Africa's Hidden Epidemics


Health & Wellness  (tags: africa, ethics, freedoms, HumanRights, government, world, children, death, environment, health, illness, disease, research, protection, prevention, risks, safety, study, warning )

JL
- 337 days ago - theguardian.com
The more sub-Saharan Africa becomes urbanized, the greater the health threats from road traffic, cancer and diabetes, says a World Bank report. Deaths from road traffic are expected to "become the biggest killer of children between five & 15 by 2015,



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Terry V. (30)
Tuesday August 6, 2013, 3:41 pm
SAD :( The more "developed" they become the worse it will get.
 

JL A. (274)
Tuesday August 6, 2013, 3:47 pm
You cannot currently send a star to Terry because you have done so within the last day.
 

Kit B. (277)
Tuesday August 6, 2013, 4:41 pm

Yes, this is the down side of growth. The upside is being able to take food to market and trade with others for needed goods. Let's just hope the brilliant answer is not to pave all the roads and add traffic lights, we know just how well that does not work.
 

JL A. (274)
Tuesday August 6, 2013, 5:47 pm
You cannot currently send a star to Kit because you have done so within the last day.
 

Jonathan Harper (0)
Wednesday August 7, 2013, 4:30 am
Noted
 

Theodore Shayne (56)
Wednesday August 7, 2013, 9:56 am
Noted
 

Birgit W. (140)
Wednesday August 7, 2013, 3:50 pm
Sad, thank you.
 

JL A. (274)
Wednesday August 7, 2013, 3:56 pm
You are welcome Birgit--it is sad.You cannot currently send a star to Birgit because you have done so within the last day.
 

GGmaSheila D. (123)
Thursday August 8, 2013, 12:00 am
The price of modernization...Read and noted with thanks.
 

JL A. (274)
Thursday August 8, 2013, 9:09 am
You are welcome GGma. You cannot currently send a star to GGma Sheila because you have done so within the last day.
 

Melania Padilla (173)
Friday August 9, 2013, 3:10 pm
Africa Africa..... Thanks for this article.
 

JL A. (274)
Friday August 9, 2013, 4:23 pm
You are welcome Melania
 

Lady Az (0)
Sunday August 11, 2013, 8:22 pm
Thanks for sharing

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Jesus is God :D
 

JL A. (274)
Sunday August 11, 2013, 9:31 pm
You are welcome Lady Az
 
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