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AFP Examines How IMF, World Bank Policies Might Have Impacted West Africa’s Ability To Respond To Ebola

Agence France-Presse: IMF, World Bank policies may share blame in Ebola crisis
“…The two powerful development institutions have loosened their purse strings to help fight Ebola, which has killed more than 5,100 people mainly in Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone since early this year. But at the same time they are accused of having weakened public health services in West Africa as they imposed rigorous controls on borrower country budgets…” (Tordjman, 11/19).

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