False dawn : why the proposed global fund will disappoint millions of people affected by HIV/AIDS in poor countries

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June 2001

This article discusses the 'inherent flaws' in the idea of setting up a global fund to fight HIV/AIDS and other major diseases. It frames these as poverty-related, rather than health problems and describes the funding shortfall for development against G8 commitments. It gives examples of community-led responses concludes that the international community should re-focus on funding, and reforming, existing programmes and approaches rather than risk repeating mistakes in a new global fund

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