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Links and Resources on Health, Poverty and Development


Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation works to reduce inequalities in the US and on a global scale. As the largest transnationally operated charity in the world, the Gates Foundation has expanded its scope to address issues of global health and education.

Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis & Malaria

An international partnership that allocates funds to local, national, and global health organizations fighting the three diseases, giving priority to areas with the greatest burden of disease and minimal resources.

Second African Development Forum (ADF 2000) held on 3 - 7 December on 'AIDS: The Greatest Leadership Challenge', in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Conference proceedings, speeches, statements and remarks at the conference organized by the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) in conjunction with UNAIDS, UNDP, UNICEF, the World Bank and other partners, to serve as a launching pad for a renewed commitment to more concerted action against HIV/AIDS in Africa.

Shaan Online

IPS has launched Shaan online, an e-zine on Gender and Human Rights produced in cooperation with the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM). In this magazine women tell us, in their own words, how HIV/AIDS and the denial of their human rights have affected their lives.

UNAIDS website

Very comprehensive website with links to press releases, speeches, publications and conferences on AIDS. Also contains general information, publications and fact sheets.

UN Secretary-General Fighting HIV/AIDS

UN site of press releases and speeches on the Secretary-General's efforts in leading the fight against HIV/AIDS.

UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Division for Sustainable Development

This site discusses how health relates to the environment and socioeconomic status. The department proposes a multidisciplinary effort to address pressing health challenges.

World Bank HIV/AIDS Website

This website contains information on the Bank's policy and lending on AIDS, publications, news, etc.

World Health Organization

The UN designates health responsibilities to the World Health Organization (WHO). The WHO works on behalf of the member states of the UN.



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