3 thoughts on “Economic crisis

  1. African lives — silent casualty of the global economic crisis

    By the Treatment Action Campaign (South Africa), AIDS and Rights
    Alliance for Southern Africa, RAVANE+ PVVIH Network for the Indian Ocean
    Region (Mauritius) and the Grassroots Empowerment Trust (Kenya)
    HIV is not in recession! TB is not in recession!
    May 6, 2009 — On the occasion of the Conference of African Ministers of
    Health in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, a coalition of health advocates from
    sub-Saharan Africa warn that the lives of millions of people in
    sub-Saharan Africa are in jeopardy because of the lack of political will
    and investment to realise the right of access to life-saving treatment.
    Only one third of HIV-positive people in need of antiretroviral therapy
    (ART) to survive have access to treatment in the African region. The
    coalition fears that national and donor governments are betraying their
    health commitments, particularly promises to support the universal
    roll-out of ART by 2010.

    * Read more http://links.org.au/node/1043

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