Honorable Chair and Fellow Delegates,
Somalia was Located on the African continent's eastern Somalia Somali peninsula. North nears the gulf of Aden and east Indian Ocean, west to Kenya and Ethiopia, Djibouti northwest industry. The coastline is 3200 kilometers long. After Tsunami killed about 300 people in Somalia, it destroyed thousands of houses，The waves also broke the dumping of toxic waste in Somalia’s coast is the rust of steel drum and other containers. Those things are medical waste or the chemical waste. Now these wastes on the Somalia shore, the wind blows all over the place, are likely to spread to some nearby village. It might cost a lot of damage or even killings. According to a report in the north, there are some people who have already showed a consistent with the radiation sickness symptoms. The United Nations environment program spokesman Nick Mr. Mittal said "We need to figure out what's happening there; also the cause of the things is a big problem too." In 1997 and 1998, the Italian newspaper "Catholic" division of the joint were investigated with Greenpeace Italy, published a series of articles, detailed expose the Swiss enterprises, joint stock companies and intermediary company Italy's waste ordinary gray cable company has been illegally dumping of toxic waste for years. A Somali scholars to pursue advanced study in Sweden told reporters that "about fee is $8 per ton, and placed in Europe and deal with the toxic waste fee is $1000 per ton".
Topic: The Obesity Epidemic
The prevalence of overweight and obesity in most developed countries (and in urban areas of many less
developed countries) has been increasing markedly over the past two decades. Sixty four percent of US population is overweight, and 31% are obese. Overweight and obesity are significantly associated with diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, asthma, arthritis, and poor health status.
Results. The average age was 38.5 (SD 16.3), and the mean BMI was 24 (CI 23–25) in men and 29 (CI 28–30) in women.
One hundred-fifty (61%) were overweight or obese, and 67 (27%) were obese. Of obese subjects, 54 (67%) were women; only 2 Were men. Twenty-two subjects (20 women and 2 men) had morbid obesity (BMI$35). Most morbidly obese women (60%) were aged 40–65 years. The prevalence of HTN in over weight and obese subjects was only 4%. The prevalence of diabetes mellitus (HbA1c$7.0 or on diabetes medication) was 6%. The prevalence of hyper lipidemia was 5%.We used the Centers for Disease Control rapid epidemiologic survey to assess cardiovascular risk factors in Somali Immigrants in Minneapolis. We sampled 36 clusters with at least 7 subjects per cluster $18 years who were home at the time of the sample. Height, weight and three seated blood pressures (BP) were taken by trained observers (Shared Care Method), and blood was sampled for HbA1c, cholesterol (TC), and HDL.