Unformatted text preview: pharmaceutical companies – this has been a significant issue with regard to relationships between the developed and the developing world. Some progress in this regard, in that pharm companies are offering to sell drugs at lower prices – however, it is on the drug company’s terms. IN addition to AIDS, other health problems affect the African states. Lack of drinking water and sanitation make easily treatable diseases like malaria deadly. Education, particularly for women, is lacking as well. One solution that has been proposed for Africa is the Declaration of the Millenium Development Goals – by 2015, the international community pledged to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger, achieve universal primary education, promote gender equality, reduce infant mortality, improve maternal health, combat HIV/AIDS and other diseases, etc....
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- Fall '11
- Poverty, Millennium Development Goals, Poor economic policies