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What does the UN base least develop country status on

population
GDP
infant mortality
average life expectancy
number living with HIV/AIDS

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What are limiting factors that developing countries

agriculture and development
poverty
malnutrition
parasitic infection
social injustice
suppression of women
racism, religious intolerance

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What is the World Health Organization

-established in 1948 by UN
-regional centers on every continent
-health is a basic human right

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What is the Pan American Health Organization

-founded in 1902
-goal is to improve health and living standards in the Americas
-1949 became regional office of WHO, however remains own identity

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What is United Nations Childrens Fund (UNICEF)

mission is to protect the rights of children
-includes:
--food supplies
--disease control
--family planning
--child development