The World Bank and sub-Saharan Africa's HIV/AIDS crisis

Simms, Chris
June 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/5/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 12, p1728
Academic Journal
The article assesses the initiative and actions of World Bank on the rising case of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) victims in Africa. Though the country had lowered HIV/AIDS cases from the year 2000 to 2005 with the help of international donor community, a failure of World Bank's to respond to Africa's case was determined. It is further evaluated that World Bank's failure was due to focusing more in health sector reform than in HIV/AIDS problem.


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