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How to start a child survival epidemic

By Susan Shepherd Taking your infant to the paediatrician for a check-up and shots may seem like just another chore but, last week, Nigeriens mothers, nurses and doctors reminded me just how powerful and important these simple actions are. I’m just back from southern Niger where Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) has worked for more than…

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Why SA should call for a tax to bail out global health at the G20

By Dr Prinitha Pillay and Nonkosi Khumalo When the Group of 20 (G20) nations, including South Africa, meet in France from November 3-4, one of the key items on the agenda will be a proposal for a financial transaction tax that would generate revenue to address the debt crisis stemming from the global recession. News…

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