Deadly Ideas of Neoliberalism How the IMF has Undermined Public Health and the Fight Against AIDS
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Description: 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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Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Zed Books, Limited
Publication date: 11/12/2009
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
|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 ï¿½brain drainï¿½ problem|
|The debate over ï¿½verticalï¿½ versus ï¿½horizontalï¿½ 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|