For the OCR A Level Geography specification, this series of handouts covers the content needed for the Disease Dilemmas topic - Section 3: How effectively are communicable and non-communicable diseases dealt with? In particular, these handouts cover the following specific content about tuberculosis in South Africa: Case study of one communicable disease, such as malaria or tuberculosis, at a country scale, either an LIDC or EDC, including:
o environmental and human causes of the disease
o prevalence, incidence and patterns of the disease
o socio-economic impacts of the disease
o direct and indirect strategies used by government and international agencies to mitigate against the disease and respond to outbreaks.
Detailed case study information is included throughout, with statistics, maps and evaluative detail to prepare students for the 33 mark essay questions.