1500 words

Choose one developing country,

– Succinctly describe its demographic and epidemiological profile, development

status and relevant social and political features

– Clearly indicate which population groups are bearing the greatest burden of


– Identify the ways in which the pattern of illness differs from wealthier nations

such as Australia

– Demonstrate in your paper your understanding of development, and the

relationship between development and health in that country. (1,500 words)

Your essay should comply with the following criteria:

? demonstrate an understanding of the concept of development and its links to health in

developing countries

? demonstrate an knowledge of measures of health and development

? demonstrate an understanding of epidemiological / demographic (health) transition


? demonstrate effective use of the recommended reading

? justify statements rather than make assertions

? have a succinct introduction and conclusion, and logical structure and flow

? be clearly written and referenced appropriately.