Tagged: Health and Education

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A school catering for children of Bawe resettlement camp. Mutarara district, Mozambique. Credit: Andy Hall/ Oxfam

Accra, Ghana: After a day of intense negotiations in Accra, Ghana, pressure is building for a breakthrough at a crucial global summit on how aid works. A key issue is getting donors to make longer-term aid commitments.

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The International AIDS Conference concluded today without a clear plan or any new impetus to reach the 2010 target of universal access to HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment and care, said international agency Oxfam.

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Aggressive patenting costs lives, says Oxfam. Legal maneuvering by multinational companies restricting access to essential medicines contradicts their encouraging words at the International AIDS Conference.

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New Oxfam report says health officials have wasted 15 years and countless lives by willfully ignoring the best available invention to help protect women from HIV-infection and other sexually transmitted diseases.

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Annie Lennox, Oxfam Ambassador, visited Mexico with Oxfam to highlight the need for urgent action in order to achieve the promise of universal access by 2010. Credit: Oxfam

Inadequate donor financing and aggressive tactics by multinational pharmaceutical companies threaten to derail efforts to achieve universal access to HIV/AIDS prevention, care, treatment and support by 2010.

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The world needs six million more well-trained and well-paid teachers, doctors and nurses for poor countries. And to make this happen, the world needs you.

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Join the growing global movement demanding Health and Education For All.

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Brenda Mwila (left) is the only nurse at the rural clinic, Lusaka. Credit: Oxfam

Two big issues seriously affect poor countries’ chances of beating poverty. One is the amount of aid they get. The other is the amount of debt they repay.

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