TITLE

Stretching To Meet Global Health Needs

AUTHOR(S)
Dentzer, Susan
PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
Health Affairs;Nov/Dec2009, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p1572
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one by Anil Soni and Rajat Gupta on the lack of funding to deal with HIV and AIDS disease, one by Philip Musgrove on the need to extend fundings to alleviate the HIV/AIDS pandemic, and one by Margaret Humphreys on modern disease-control activities.
ACCESSION #
45452045

 

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