Podcast Interview Discusses Impacts Of Development Aid On Health Care Infrastructures
Humanosphere: How the aid and development industry helped cause Africa’s Ebola outbreak
In a podcast, Humanosphere correspondent Gabe Spitzer speaks with medical anthropologist James Pfeiffer, who discusses “how Western agencies devoted to reducing global poverty like the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank imposed policies on these countries (sometimes referred to as structural adjustment) that for decades has discouraged many African nations from investing in public infrastructure — such as basic health care systems…” (9/19).
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