AIDS funding squeeze puts lives at risk: report
Backtracking by international donors in funding for HIV/AIDS may undermine years of progress and is already putting lives at risk, the health aid group Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said on Thursday.
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Kristof: Are Poor Africans Bad Parents?
The impoverished families of Sub-Saharan Africa face many problems: poor governance, sluggish economies scarce in good jobs, frail civil society, and in some cases the specter of violent conflict. But what if one problem those families face is their own spending habits? Writing from the Congo , the New York Times’ Nicholas Kristof, a tireless crusader on behalf of Africa’s poor, makes the …
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Originally posted 2010-05-27 07:54:00.