Deadly Ideas of Neoliberalism How the IMF has Undermined Public Health and the Fight Against AIDS

ISBN-10: 1848132859

ISBN-13: 9781848132856

Edition: 2009

Authors: Rick Rowden

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This text explores the history of and current collision between two of the major global phenomena that have characterized the last 30 years: the spread of HIV/AIDS and other diseases of poverty and the ascendancy of neoliberal economic ideas.
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List price: $26.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Zed Books, Limited
Publication date: 11/12/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Emergence of HIV/AIDS and the global response
The history of global funding to fight HIV/AIDS
The impact of the AIDS response on public health systems
The shortage of healthcare workers and the �brain drain� problem
The debate over �vertical� versus �horizontal� donor aid
Different types of health systems, different types of financing
The neoliberal development model
The Reagan revolution, structural adjustment and the Washington Consensus
Neoliberal theory and its policies
The consequences for development
Consequences for health
The demise of public health and the rise of neoliberalism
The consequences for health
Thirty years later: coming full circle - rediscovering public health
The IMF: blocking progress on public health
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