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Fatal indifference : the G8, Africa and global health

Author: Ronald N Labonte
Publisher: Lansdowne, South Africa : University of Cape Town Press ; Ottawa, Canada : International Research Development Centre, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book provides a 'report card' of commitments over the past three G8 summits (1999, 2000, and 2001) with a preliminary assessment of the most recent 2002 summit in Kananaskis, Canada. It presents findings from the G8 Research Centre at the University of Toronto (Canada), which has been tracking compliance on G8 commitments for a number of years. Based on research funded by IDRC, the book extends these  Read more...
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Fatal indifference.
Lansdowne, South Africa : University of Cape Town Press ; Ottawa, Canada : International Research Development Centre, ©2004
(DLC) 2004377637
(OCoLC)55020469
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald N Labonte
ISBN: 1552501302 9781552501306 9781919713847 1919713840
OCLC Number: 56520153
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 378 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Table of Contents; Dedication; Acknowledgements; Table of Acronyms; A Note on Country Designation; Foreword; Introduction; Chapter One: Globalization, Health and Development: The Right Prescription?; Chapter Two: Macroeconomic Policy, Structural Adjustment and Debt Relief; Chapter Three: Health and Health Systems; Chapter Four: Education; Chapter Five: Nutrition, Food Security and Biotechnology; Chapter Six: Official Development Assistance; Chapter Seven: Trade and Market Access; Chapter Eight: Environment; Chapter Nine: Equity, Health and NEPAD: A Case Study.
Responsibility: Ronald Labonte [and others] ; research assistance, Jennifer Cushon, Renee Torgerson.
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The G8 represents the major political drivers of contemporary globalisation. It is also the most powerful political force behind the multilateral institutions that are shaping global economic  Read more...

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