With so much debate and controversy over providing adequate health care, one African country is setting an example for both “developed” and “developing” health care systems.
Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is working hard to bring greater attention to the serious cut in funding for HIV/AIDS. The US, especially, is taking heat for its decision to reduce the amount of funding. More:
The often unseen side of conflict is the toll it takes on health care systems. UNICEF has done well to raise more awareness for the greater need for investment in health care systems in the war-torn country of Somalia.
In a promising move, the Zambian President Banda told donors that more effort would be put into putting greater transparency and financial management in the Ministry of Health.
Thirteen years of funding a program tasked with advocacy and controlling tuberculosis has lacked serious evaluation and focus. The Change.org Global Health Blog offers greater analysis in how the World Bank has failed in the fight against Tuberculosis.
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