Africa

New Plan Provides Better Health Care In Developing Countriesi
X
December 12, 2013 6:44 PM
Major donors are changing the way they fund health programs in low income countries. The results in maternal and child health have been so successful that the World Bank and the Global Fund are working together to add programs on AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. As VOA's Carol Pearson reports, the change in financing focuses on motivating health care workers to provide better care and on helping patients get it.

New Plan Provides Better Health Care In Developing Countries

Published December 12, 2013

Major donors are changing the way they fund health programs in low income countries. The results in maternal and child health have been so successful that the World Bank and the Global Fund are working together to add programs on AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. As VOA's Carol Pearson reports, the change in financing focuses on motivating health care workers to provide better care and on helping patients get it.


You May Like

Tunnel Bombs Highlight Savagery of Aleppo Fight

Rebels have used tunneling tactic near government buildings, command posts or supply routes to set off explosives; they detonated their largest bomb this week under Syria's intelligence headquarters More

Sierra Leone Launches New Initiative to Stop Ebola Spread

Government hopes Infection and Prevention Control Units, IPC, will help protect patients and healthcare workers More

UN Official: Fight Against Terrorism Must Not Violate Human Rights

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights says efforts by states to combat terrorism are resulting in large scale rights violations against the very citizens they claim to defend More