Category: Southern Africa
There are 8 entries in this category.
May 29, 2008
Philanthropy Action interviewed AIDS journalist and activist Helen Epstein on her views of current treatment and prevention programs in Africa and how Western money can do better work for the African AIDS crisis.
May 20, 2008
Philanthropy Action sat down with Helen Epstein, author of The Invisible Cure: Africa, the West and the Fight Against AIDS, to discuss her book, Uganda, and how Western dollars could best make a difference in the African AIDS crisis.
Mar 19, 2008
The commodities boom and bust in the 1980’s left most developing nations worse off than they started. Particularly hard hit was sub-Saharan Africa.
Apr 14, 2007
The southern African country of Mozambique is one of the poorest nations in the world. Yet it has also managed to nearly double its per capita GDP in the last fifteen years.
Apr 02, 2007
If there is a core truism to aid work it might be that all things are connected.
Mar 28, 2007
The World Health Organization has announced that worldwide tuberculosis cases as a percentage of the population held steady in 2006. Yet more cases of tuberculosis are identified as extensively drug-resistent (XDR-TB).
Mar 07, 2007
An article in the March 12 edition of The New Yorker provides an overview of AIDS denial, and how it has influenced AIDS treatment practices in South Africa.
Mar 06, 2007
Botswana’s prevention programs have focused almost exclusively on condom distribution and promotion; no one is talking about either abstinence or promoting faithfulness to one partner.