Tagged: Health and Education
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Oxfam responds to OECD predictions on overseas aid shortfall: “This missing $21 billion could pay for every child to go to school, and could save the lives of 2 million of the poorest mothers and children."
G7 finance ministers meeting in Canada this weekend must agree to a Financial Transaction Tax to leverage billions needed to help poor nations deal with the impact of the global economic crisis.
A new report published by Oxfam today said the future of 72 million children currently out of school depended on a fundamental shift in the way education is funded globally.
International agency Oxfam has welcomed the announcement by international drug purchasing agency UNITAID to create a patent pool for HIV drugs. Millions of poor people will now have access to cheaper, more appropriate medicines.