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03 May 2012 description
report AllAfrica

The debate within the global health community about the impact of dedicated HIV/Aids funding on general public health services has been taken a step further with a study showing that funding dedicated to HIV/Aids does not undermine health funding for other diseases.

A six-year long study in Rwanda published in the May 2012 issue of the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, found that when rural health clinics expanded Aids services, these efforts had no adverse effects on other types of health care.

31 Jan 2011 description
report World Bank

WASHINGTON, le 31 janvier 2011- Ritva Reinikka, Directrice du secteur Développement humain en Afrique de la Banque mondiale, évoque les dernières avancées réalisées dans la région en matière de développement humain - éducation, santé et protection sociale - et les progrès à accomplir d'ici à 2015, date à laquelle les Objectifs du millénaire pour le développement devront être atteints.

On entend beaucoup parler d'un énorme manque d'infrastructures en Afrique.

31 Jan 2011 description
report World Bank

Ritva Reinikka, World Bank Director for Human Development in Africa, speaks about what's happening in the region on the human development front-that is, in education, health, and social protection-and about what is needed in the run-up to 2015, when the Millennium Development Goals come due.

Q1. We hear a lot about Africa's huge infrastructure gaps. What about investments in people?

It's certainly true that a lot of physical capital must be built quickly in Sub-Saharan Africa. By that I mean roads, electricity, water supply, internet connectivity, and so on.

25 Sep 2008 description
report World Bank

Press Release No:2009/085/HDN

United Nations, New York, September 25, 2008-The World Bank today announced a $1.1 billion expansion of its malaria-fighting programs in Africa at the United Nations Special Session on the Millennium Development Goals in New York.

Speaking at a UN panel of leaders from OECD and malaria-endemic countries, World Bank Group President, Robert B.