1. Modelling the Spread of Infectious Diseases - Professor Raymond Flood

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    Mapping the spread of disease is essential to preventing epidemics. The fascinating mathematics of infection is explained here: http://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/modelling-the-spread-of-infectious-diseases Mathematics has proved to be of considerable benefit in modelling the population biology of infectious diseases by examining the rate of change of the proportion of the population susceptible to, infected with and recovered from a particular infectious disease. In particular, if a vaccine is available, mathematics helps in understanding the impact of different vaccination strategies. The transcript and downloadable versions of the lecture are available from the Gresham College website: http://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/modelling-the-spread-of-infectious-diseases Gresham College has been giving free public lectures since 1597. This tradition continues today with all of our five or so public lectures a week being made available for free download from our website. There are currently over 1,500 lectures free to access or download from the website. Website: http://www.gresham.ac.uk Twitter: http://twitter.com/GreshamCollege Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/greshamcollege

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    • The Gulper - how to avoid shovelling ...

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      In Dar es Salaam, Tanzania’s biggest city, most people depend on pit latrines. They leak and flood, are only infrequently emptied, and for users and sewage collectors alike they're a source of potentially fatal diseases like cholera and typhoid. Water Aid is pioneering a cheap and simple pump and motorbike device that empties up to six latrines a day. And it's a cleaner and cheaper option than traditional methods. In Dar es Salaam, only 10% of the city is connected to mains sewage. http://www.wateraid.org/uk

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      • The Floods of Pakistan

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        One of my first documentaries was looking at the 2010 floods in Pakistan. The floods, which covered land the size of Britain at any one time over the 6 months it took to move down the country, took out buildings, hospitals, road systems, houses and livelihoods. The UN described it as the worst disaster humanity has faced for over 100 years, with over 20 million people affected. This documentary looks at the short and long term effects of the disaster as well as the efforts of a charity to help the many people in need.

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        • Haiti Earthquake Song-- A Survivor's Song and the Volunteers that are Rebuilding Haiti

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          During a mission trip to Haiti with But God...Ministries, I met Macil. Macil and his family survived the 2010 earthquake that devastated Haiti. They also endured hardships and sickness in the tent cities that followed. His family eventually were invited to take part in a new type of community away from the harsh life they were in. Volunteer teams from But God...Ministries built a house for Macil and continue to build houses, health clinics, and communities in Haiti outside of Port Au Prince. Recorded during our mission trip May 10-16, 2014 with team members from and friends of Brasfield & Gorrie, and Auburn University. To learn more about But God...Ministries, visit http://www.butgodministries.com 2014 http://www.skipdidit.com

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          • Cholera Relief in DR Congo

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            Mike Barbee of UMCOR explains the current relief efforts in DR Congo.

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            • Youthaiti Center for Sustainable Development

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              YOUTHAITI Center for Sustainable Development in Duchity. Sharing knowledge and skill improving quality of life is discussed with director Gigi Pomerantz while traveling in Haiti, January 2014

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              • John Snow Pump

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                The man who cured cholera. www.joolzguides.com Map: https://goo.gl/maps/o8cto

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                • Cólera

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                  One shot sequence effect short film. Based on a story by Bruce Jones and starred by Luis Tosar, selected in more than 200 festivals worldwide. Cólera. Principal translations. 1. nf Anger, wrath, fury. 2. Pathology . an acute, infectious disease, often epidemic and very serious. Shooted on Red Scarlet Watch the making of here: vimeo.com/62726795 Find us here: facebook.com/pages/Cólera/301268029970714 imdb.com/title/tt2745606/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1

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                  • The Story of Cholera - Namibia

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                    All you need to know about treating and preventing cholera in your community. This wonderful animation produced by Global Health Media Project has been used in cholera outbreaks around the world and is an extremely useful Behaviour Change Communications tool for the promotion of improved sanitation and hygiene. For further information see: http://globalhealthmedia.org This version has been adapted for Namibia.

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                    • Never Forget the Soap!

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                      Never Forget the Soap! is a TV (spot) commercial to promote hand-washing with soap after using the toilet and before eating. The video forms part of communications package for promoting improved hygiene and sanitation in Namibia, and aims to use the key motivations of affiliation and aspiration to stimulate sustained behaviour change. Produced by Free Your Mind: https://www.facebook.com/pages/FreeYourMind-entertainment-CC/124512001977

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