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United States of America Good morning and welcome to World Health Summit 2006
Our location… • Our huge and fertile country has 52 states we are wedged in between Canada (up north) and Mexico (down south). • Our country is extremely commercialized, and has cities left right and center. • We are able to support ourselves without import, but we prefer to keep trade going as it benefits us. • Our country produces; coal, copper, lead, molybdenum, phosphates, uranium, bauxite, gold, iron, mercury, nickel, potash, silver, tungsten, zinc, petroleum, natural gas, timber.
Population • U. S. A ‘s total population is 298, 444, 215. • We have 50 states each with a flag and laws of their own. But overall of the states are governed by the president and democratic government. • 950, 000 people are living with HIV/aids and 14, 000 died of it (2003 est. )
Population & wealth • Our population are a very literate population with 99% of over 15 s being able to read and write. • There is Only 5. 1% unemployment rate, with 12% population below our poverty line. • We are known for being a rich country with over 10 trillion dollars to our name. That’s not to say we aren't in debt by 8 trillion dollars.
Life expectancy • Males are expected to live to around 75 years old. • Females on the other hand are expected to live to 80 -81 years. • Our country has a death rate (8. 26 deaths/1, 000 population) of almost half the birth rate(14. 14 births/1, 000 population).