World Bank, IMF role in Ebola epidemic

This video says about itself:

World Bank and IMF Policies Behind the Inadequate Health Infrastructure to Quell Ebola

6 November 2014

The World Bank’s response to the Ebola crisis is inadequate since it is responsible for the weakening health care systems in the region, says policy analyst and activist, Nii Akuetteh.

The transcript of this video is here.

Band Aid 30: clumsy, patronising and wrong in so many ways. Bob Geldof is right: Ebola must be stopped. But is the revival of Do They Know It’s Christmas?, with those lyrics that haunt me year after year, really the best way to help? Here.

How World Bank loans to poor countries led to the displacement of 3.4 million people – interactive: here.

HOW THE WORLD BANK ABANDONED ITS MISSION TO HELP THE POOR “Over the last decade, projects funded by the World Bank have physically or economically displaced an estimated 3.4 million people, forcing them from their homes, taking their land or damaging their livelihoods … The World Bank has regularly failed to live up to its own policies for protecting people harmed by projects it finances.” [Sasha Chavkin, Ben Hallman, Michael Hudson, Cecile Schilis-Gallego and Shane Shifflett, HuffPost]

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