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Inequality and HIV/AIDS

A recent article in the Toronto Globe and Mail detailed how astronomical inflation rates and the lack of foreign currency in Zimbabwe are undermining the delivery of and adherence to anti-retroviral therapy among HIV/AIDS patients.

World Health Day 2006

When the World Health Organization was launched in 1948, the First World Health Assembly established an annual World Health Day to "raise global awareness of a specific health theme to highlight a priority area of concern for the World Health Organization" and form the basis for a long-term advocacy program; since 1950, this has fallen on each April 7th. Over the past 10 years, the different themes have included: