by Nicolas de Torrente, Executive Director MSF-USA
Excerpted from article published in Ethics & International Affairs, Volume 18, No.2, (Fall 2004), published by the Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs. Click here for the complete article.
On June 8th, the Group of Eight industrialized nations will hold their annual summit on Sea Island, Georgia, in the United States. Every year the G8 makes promises in regards to addressing malaria, tuberculosis, AIDS and other diseases in developing countries, but concrete achievements are few.
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