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'Bridge work, Burma-Thailand Railway', 1946

This ink, pen and pencil gouache drawing on paper shows prisoners of the Japanese working to build the Burma-Thailand Railway in Thailand during the Second World War. Five men in the foreground, managed by a skeletal comrade, strain up a compacted mud rise bearing a heavy log that will be hewn into bridge supports, planks ...

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Liver: micronodular cirrhosis

This is a high-resolution image of a section of tissue from the University of New South Wales Virtual Slide Repository. These resources can be manipulated like prepared microscope slides. They can be viewed at selected magnifications of up to 40 times, and in some cases the apparent illumination of the specimen can be varied. ...

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Hunger

This is a multilayered web page series produced by the World Food Programme (WFP) and focusing on the issue of hunger across the world. The front page provides a definition of world hunger that refers to the Millennium Development Goals. Further information pages include 'What is hunger?' 'Who are the hungry?' 'What causes ...

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Understanding world hunger

This is a rich multimedia professional learning module for primary and secondary teachers about global hunger, food security and population. It focuses on four main topics: hunger and malnutrition in the world; myths about the root causes of hunger; the ‘Food First Fundamentals’; and food security for all. Commissioned ...

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Food security

This is a resource for teachers about food security, in particular hunger, food insecurity and interventions such as emergency food programs. It includes a 90-minute lesson plan for teachers, background reading, vocabulary definitions, slides and student handouts. Topics and learning activities include: the definition, ...

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Malnutrition (sk- Intel)

This set of eight illustrated slides with voice-over explanations and a two-question quiz addresses aspects of under nutrition such as deficiencies in protein, vitamin C, iron, vitamin D and fibre.