NPR Publishes Comments On Gap In Global Health Assistance Distribution Among Young, Old In Developing Countries
NPR: Ethics Of Aid: Should Donated Health Dollars Go To ‘Children First’?
“…We published a story on the huge gap in health care dollars for young and old in the developing world. A study looked at the $36.4 billion allocated by development agencies and nonprofit donors and found that a major share goes to children under five. The authors of the study didn’t take a position on whether this is an appropriate allocation. But they’ve heard opinions from lots of people. … Over the past week, we received dozens of responses from our readers. Here’s a sampling, edited for length and clarity…” (Gharib, 5/17).