ATDF Journal: The Right to Health

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5 October 2005

This issue of ATDF Journal on Health looks at the role governments, the pharmaceutical industry and multilateral organizations play in healthcare provision, and presents the current health status, initiatives and challenges in Africa and offers some alternative policy options.




Inside this issue

The Right to Health: A Duty For Whom?

Prof. Dr. Klaus M. Leisinger, Novartis

Respiratory Conditions among Workers in a Cotton Spinning Mill in Zambia

Siziya S, Munalula B

Expanding Healthcare in Africa: Current Status and possible Options

Victor Konde, ATDF

Clinical Laboratory Diagnostics in Africa

Clement B. Ndongmo

African Health Policies and Technology Transfer within The WTO

Teisha Öberg, ICTSD

HIV/AIDS and Food and Nutrition Security: What Is Known and What can be Done?

Stuart Gillespie, IFPRI

ATDF News:

Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture to support the development of ATDF Business Plan

Health News: A focus on Malaria in the News

Special feature: World Investment Report 2005

Editors for this Issue:

Editor-in Chief: Victor Konde

Design and content Editor: Constantine Bartel

Contributing Editors:

Aerni Philipp, Marion Motari, Djikeng Appolinaire, Dele Young, Roger Pfister, Anna Atherton-Griggs and Teisha Öberg, and two editors that wish to remain anonymous.

Contributing Photographer: Bathsheba Okwenje

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