GapCasts by Gapminder Foundation
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The Gapminder Foundation is a Fact Tank, working for a better world by promoting a fact based view. Our GAPCASTs are web-based, short talks on issues concerning global development, shot against a blue screen with our presentation tools as background. Gapminder Foundation is non-profit foundation, based in Sweden and chaired by professor Hans Rosling.
|1||VideoGapcast #8 - Turkey meets France||There are many differences between Turkey and France. But are the differences increasing or decreasing? From a public health perspective, the answer is obvious.||3 12 2007||Free||View In iTunes|
|2||VideoGapcast #7 - Maternal Mortality||The most qualified estimates tells us that 500 000 women die every year because of pregnancy. However, the number are so uncertain, that we cant even tell if the situation improves from one yar to another.||19 11 2007||Free||View In iTunes|
|3||VideoGapcast #6 - Chile a developing country?||What's the difference between Chile, Cuba and the USA? Well, it depends on what kind of factors you are looking at. It is obvious however, is that the reality is more detailed than just dividing the countries in developed and developing countries||15 11 2007||Free||View In iTunes|
|4||VideoGapcast #5 - The Bangladesh Miracle||Ever heard about the Miracle in Bangladesh over the last 40 years? In 1960 an average women in Bangladesh gave birth to 7 children, and one out of four of them died before school age. But after independence in 1971 amazing things has happened.||1 11 2007||Free||View In iTunes|
|5||VideoGapcast #4 - Globalization||How has the Global Economy effected the income of people across the world?Although the percentage of poverty has gone down, the number of poor people is still very high. The good news is that the eradication of poverty is within human range.||1 11 2007||Free||View In iTunes|
|6||VideoGapcast #3 - Human Development Trends||An overview of the trends in Human Development between 1960 and 2001. With Staffan Landin.||4 10 2007||Free||View In iTunes|
|7||VideoGapcast #2 - Urbanization||In this GapCast, Hans Rosling focuses on urbanization. In four minutes he give a short overview over the urban challenge, showing the last 40 years of development in urbanization and economic growth.||17 9 2007||Free||View In iTunes|
|8||VideoGapcast #1 - Health, Money & Sex in Sweden||In this first GapCast, Professor Hans Rosling shows how economic growth, public health and sexual rights have changed in Sweden during 300 years. In only 6 minutes he shows life expectancy and GDP per capita of Sweden from 1709 to 2004.||12 9 2007||Free||View In iTunes|