The poor who fall sick may no longer be more sick, or the poorer for it. A Mexican model is at hand to lift them out of medical troubles.
People in rich nations need to give up their caricature of sub-Saharan Africa and to recognise and support real progress towards the Millennium Development Goals, Eveline Herfkens, executive coordinator of the Millennium Campaign told a meeting here last week.
Malaria is billed as top priority in a new health initiative being launched in Africa this week.The initiative comes at the high-level session of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria which began in Arusha in Tanzania Wednesday.
More than a million women have died because rich nations have failed to honour their commitments to promote sexual and reproductive health, a group of NGOs said at the launch of a new campaign in London Thursday.