Clip description Keywords
A new policing strategy for Rio's shanty towns
A new policing strategy for Rio's shanty towns

Duration: 04:38

The people of Santa Marta, a shanty town of Rio de Janeiro, have been experiencing a new type of community policing.

 
Bangladesh: views on the UK
Bangladesh: views on the UK

Duration: 03:07

How do students in Bangladesh see their counterparts from the UK? No commentary.

 
Cancer in the developed world
Cancer in the developed world

Duration: 03:24

A general introduction to the causes and mechanism of cancer, including the fastest growing disease in Scotland – skin cancer.

 
Channelling international aid to Afghanistan
Channelling international aid to Afghanistan

Duration: 02:55

An international conference in Kabul in 2010 agreed to channel more aid through the Afghan government in a bid to tackle the disappearance of millions of pounds.

 
Charity schools in Tanzania
Charity schools in Tanzania

Duration: 0142

An example of a small scale, sustainable aid project in Tanzania which provides agricultural training to young children.

 
Cholera epidemic in Manchester, 1832
Cholera epidemic in Manchester, 1832

Duration: 05:01

In Manchester in 1832, Dr Henry Gaulter investigates an outbreak of cholera and believes squalid living conditions are responsible for the disease. Dramatisation.

 
Comparative Development and Health Summary
Comparative Development and Health Summary

Duration: 00:52

Despite our high standard of living, health is still an issue in Scotland.

 
Coronary heart disease
Coronary heart disease

Duration: 03:16

The symptoms and causes of coronary heart disease.

 
Factors which disrupt development
Factors which disrupt development

Duration: 02:57

Review of the physical and human factors that can affect a country's development and the quality of life of its population

 
Finding and collecting water in Africa
Finding and collecting water in Africa

Duration: 01:41

An outline of the issues faced by many poor Africans when finding and collecting water.

 
Haiti's economy problems after earthquake
Haiti's economy problems after earthquake

Duration: 02:30

Aid provided to Haiti in the aftermath of January's earthquake could discourage economic activity there, the country's president has said.

 
Health improvements in Finland
Health improvements in Finland

Duration: 01:31

Finland was the first northern European country to successfully reduce its coronary heart failure rate. Scotland has attempted to emulate this.

 
HIV and AIDS in South Africa (pt 1/2)
HIV and AIDS in South Africa (pt 1/2)

Duration: 03:00

The Entabeni Trust was set up in 2003 to look after children affected by South Africa's AIDS pandemic.

 
HIV and AIDS in South Africa (pt 2/2)
HIV and AIDS in South Africa (pt 2/2)

Duration: 04:03

The South African government has been criticised for its response to AIDS.

 
How much should we spend on international aid?
How much should we spend on international aid?

Duration: 01:46

Arguments for and against an increase in spending on international aid in this news report.

 
Hunger to Learn: Gaza
Hunger to Learn: Gaza

Duration: 02:35

A report on a school in Beit Lahiya in Northern Gaza, where children struggle to get an education.

 
Hunger to Learn: Orkney Islands
Hunger to Learn: Orkney Islands

Duration: 02: 06

Eleven-year-old Jordan describes his experience of education in the Orkney Islands.

 
Hunger to Learn: Swat valley, Pakistan
Hunger to Learn: Swat valley, Pakistan

Duration: 01:52

A visit to a school in Pakistan's Swat Valley.

 
Hunger to Learn: Uganda
Hunger to Learn: Uganda

Duration: 01:46

A Ugandan boy, Obita, describes his experience of education after his parents were killed.

 
Hunger to Learn: West Bengal
Hunger to Learn: West Bengal

Duration: 02:48

A tour of the school set up by 16-year-old Babar Ali in West Bengal.

 
Hunger to Learn: women in Zambia
Hunger to Learn: women in Zambia

Duration: 03:04

A young Zambian woman explains why education is important to her.

 
Improving public health in 1946
Improving public health in 1946

Duration: 02:10

A government information film from 1946 describes the progress being made in improving public health.

 
Infant mortality and living conditions in Cambodia
Infant mortality and living conditions in Cambodia

Duration: 08:29

The life of a poor family living in a shanty town in Cambodia. 12 year old Pisey describes his family situation and how he has to scavenge to support his mother and sister.

 
Malnutrition and kwashiorkor
Malnutrition and kwashiorkor

Duration: 02:34

The problem of malnutrition and kwashiorkor in the developing world.

 
Mexico responds to the swine flu outbreak
Mexico responds to the swine flu outbreak

Duration: 02:05

Mexico imposed a five-day shutdown in an attempt to slow the spread of swine flu in May 2009.

 
Poverty, infant mortality and maternal mortality around the world
Poverty, infant mortality and maternal mortality around the world

Duration: 05:08

A comparison of infant mortality and maternal mortality rates in developed and developing countries.

 
Poverty, infant mortality and maternal mortality in Sierra Leone
Poverty, infant mortality and maternal mortality in Sierra Leone

Duration: 08:21

Hawa lives in poverty and is pregnant with her fifth child in rural Sierra Leone.

 
Preventative measures for the avoidance of malaria
Preventative measures for the avoidance of malaria

Duration: 03:30

This clip outlines the strategies used to manage and improve disease control.

 
Preventing cholera in Haiti
Preventing cholera in Haiti

Duration: 02:32

Following the devastating earthquake in Haiti in January 2010, one million people were living in makeshift camps, where the risk of disease is high.

 
Social and economic issues facing South Africa
Social and economic issues facing South Africa

Duration: 06:21

Despite problems of poverty and poor resources, it is possible for young black South Africans to go to university and enter the work force. However, generations of unskilled older black South Africans struggle to find work.

 
The climactic and human factors which affect the distribution of malaria.
The climactic and human factors which affect the distribution of malaria.

Duration: 01:18

A look at the climactic and human factors which affect the distribution of malaria in the developing world.

 
The effects of climate on development and health
The effects of climate on development and health

Duration: 01:35

Developing countries are often subject to extreme weather conditions that hamper their level and pace of development.

 
The impact of AIDS on orphaned children in Africa
The impact of AIDS on orphaned children in Africa

Duration: 02:57

A report about two people affected by AIDS, which is widespread across Africa. Both experience a daily struggle for survival.

 
The impact of guns on the Suri people
The impact of guns on the Suri people

Duration: 03:52

The Suri tribe are used to conflict, but the emergence of a new gun culture threatens to destabilise their society.

 
The Influence of cultural and genetic factors on skin cancer levels
The Influence of cultural and genetic factors on skin cancer levels

Duration: 01:33

Scottish emigrants to Australia develop very high rates of skin cancer compared to the native aborigine population.

 
The Kombai of Papua New Guinea: influences of the modern world
The Kombai of Papua New Guinea: influences of the modern world

Duration: 02:46

The Kombai of Papua New Guinea are increasingly influenced by the modern world. A look at the reasons for and the implications of changes to their traditions and culture.

 
The Malaria Cycle
The Malaria Cycle

Duration: 01:49

The process and impact of the spread of malaria are described.

 
The rapid rise of HIV/AIDS in Odessa, Ukraine
The rapid rise of HIV/AIDS in Odessa, Ukraine

Duration: 02:54

Odessa in the Ukraine is fast becoming the AIDS capital of the East. Infection rates have soared, fuelled by unemployment and social deprivation.

 
The relationship between hunger, poverty and education.
The relationship between hunger, poverty and education.

Duration: 01:18

An explanation of why poverty and poor education often lead to malnutrition in the developing world.

 
The spread of AIDS in Africa
The spread of AIDS in Africa

Duration: 02:47

AIDS is widespread across Africa. The disease has been spread across the continent by soldiers, truckers and prostitutes.

 
Trade deficits - LEDCs and MEDCs
Trade deficits - LEDCs and MEDCs

Duration: 01:14

An explanation of how the production of raw materials leads to a trade deficit for the world's poorest nations.

 
What are more economically developed countries?
What are more economically developed countries?

Duration: 01:55

The distribution and features of More Economically Developed Countries are illustrated.

 

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