Tagged: Health and Education

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Medicines in a shop. Photo: Panos

A program designed as a “silver bullet” to fight malaria could actually be endangering lives because medicines are being distributed by unqualified shopkeepers and hawkers rather than trained health workers.

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Saratu Ademu, a pregnant health worker, Ghana. Photo: Abbie Trayler-Smith/Panos

110 global civil society organizations from 40 countries have signed a letter to World Bank president Jim Kim asking him assist all people, especially the poorest and most vulnerable, to access health services.

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As the International AIDS Conference wrapped up today, international aid agency Oxfam praised the advocates and the scientists who have ignited momentum to shift from “fighting AIDS” to “ending AIDS,” and urged governments and the pharmaceutical industry to make this vision a reality.

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Upper East Region of Ghana has 1 doctor to every 1 million patients. Photo: Abbi

Incoming World Bank president Jim Yong Kim must step up efforts to assist developing countries threatened by the euro zone crisis fallout, international agency Oxfam said ahead of his first day on the job.

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