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'Assassination' of Public Health Systems Driving Ebola Crisis, Experts Warn

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posted on Oct, 17 2014 @ 12:01 AM
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For you consideration:

www.commondreams.org...



Analysts and medical providers, from Liberia to the United States, say that in order to address the crisis, the international community must tackle the real culprit: western-driven economic policies defunding public health systems around the world, particularly in the countries hit hardest by the outbreak.






Since the 1980s, western financial institutions have given loans to third world governments on the condition those states impose austere domestic reforms and roll back public services. This approach is encapsulated in the 1981 World Bank report Accelerated Development in Sub-Saharan Africa, which presses for "structural adjustments," including rapid privatization, shrinking of public services and subsidies, and a shift towards export dependency as a solution to "slow economic growth."




posted on Oct, 17 2014 @ 01:15 AM
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Interesting.

We need to go through the loan systems and get some numbers that would indicate a lapse in public health funding.

The World Bank report is a good start at 217 pages.

Perhaps "privatization" missed the boat on an Ebola profit opportunity?

The massive Ebola outbreak we are witnessing started a few months ago, after years of apparent "dormancy".

Outbreaks Chronology: Ebola Virus Disease



posted on Oct, 17 2014 @ 01:29 AM
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Oh,you mean like the good ol USA does?


www.independentsentinel.com... medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer




thefederalist.com...



posted on Oct, 19 2014 @ 11:14 PM
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originally posted by: Sunwolf

a reply to: FyreByrd




Oh,you mean like the good ol USA does?


www.independentsentinel.com... medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer




thefederalist.com...



Don't have any idea what you are refering to.



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