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ZIMBABWE: Drug Shortages – a National Crisis

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February 2016 TheFinancialGazette; AS the donor community is busy trying to ensure that there is enough food for millions of Zimbabweans facing starvation, another disaster that may soon call for the donors’ attention is unfolding in the country’s hospitals. A massive shortage of basic clinical drugs at major public health …

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RE PRO-POOR BENEFITS OF AFRICAS GREEN REVOLUTION BASED ON MYTHS?

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February 2016 Reuters: Rather than alleviating poverty, a farming revolution aimed at increasing and modernising agricultural production in Africa could be harming the poorest, according to a new study. The University of East Anglia research details how changes brought on by modernisation programmes disrupt subsistence practices, deepen poverty, impair local …

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