Malaria, mosquitos and maps: Simon Hay
Simon Hay shows how maps of malaria help guide policymakers and illuminate debates surrounding the killer disease
0 minutes – Introduction to Simon Hay
2 minutes – Lecture begins
5 minutes – The Winged Scourge (video) and key themes
11 minutes – Life cycle, taxonomies and distributions
21 minutes – Impacts, control and Cheryl Cole
34 minutes – Malaria quiz: spot the mistakes
36 minutes – Mapping progress towards eradication
53 minutes – Global summary statistics
63 minutes – Climate change and malaria
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AQA – AS unit 1, The Human Options (Health Issues) Illustrates global patterns of health and mortality. Provides a case study of one infectious disease, including its impact on economic development.
Edexcel – A2 unit 4, Geographical Research (Pollution and Human Health at Risk) Uses GIS to map areas at risk from disease. Explores the link between health and development using global statistics.
OCR – A2 unit F764, Geographical Skills (Analyse and interpret data) Presents a range of data and encourages students to develop geographical interpretation skills.
WJEC – A2 unit G3, Individual Research Enquiry (Geography of Disease) Examines the distribution of malaria on a global scale. Provides quantitative data to be analysed.