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The Horn of Africa Problem Oriented Research

The overall purpose of the Horn of Africa Problem Oriented Research section of HAREP website is to address specific problem.  This is through looking in depth the nature of the specific problem and others which are associated with the hindrance of socio-economic development and poverty alleviation. This will help to make ensure the action that can be taken to solve or improve the problem situation be effective

Articles, reports, theses and other web resources relevant  to the cause of a specific problem and its impact Web will  also be  identified to  use them for showing their relationship  in the system model diagram  through creating  hyperlink  between interdisciplinary web resources.
 

Problem Oriented Research methodology is chosen for all research which are conduct in this section.
Each research theme will have the followings:

Goal

System Model diagram

Inter relating web Links

List of web resources which are relating to the problem that is address.


1. Research Topic:

Health-related Problems in the Horn of Africa : AIDS and Malaria

Goal:

To identify:

1 The contributory factors for the incidence and prevalence of HIV, malaria and other infectious diseases

2 The impact of the mortality and morbidity caused by HIV and other preventable infectious diseaesas on the socio-economic development

3.To develop a system model to show how poverty could be eradicated, ensure the sustainable livelihoods and increased economic growth in the Horn of Africa.

Hypthesis

Economic growth will improve health
     
Problems

      The high mortality and morbidity in the Horn of Africa is a consequence of the increased incidence of AIDS, the prevalence of malaria, tuberculosis and other preventable infectious diseases   According to The Center for National Health Development in Ethiopia (CNHDE) 80 percent of the health problems in a country like Ethiopia are due to preventable communicable and nutritional diseases; these health problems are associated with low socio-economic development. [http://cnhde.ei.columbia.edu/healthsystem/]

System Model diagram Malaria and AIDS

List of web resources which are related to these problems and solution.

The Horn of Africa Research and Knowledge Exchange Platform

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