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Section One: Why Global Health Matters


Point 1, Case Study

  1. WHO bird flu drug availability data: New York Times, October 11th, 2005

Point 2, Case Study

Information on malaria and Taiwan's economic growth:

  1. Taiwan Center for Disease Control.
    http://203.65.72.83/En/dqia/ShowPublication.ASP?RecNo=522
  2. Economic transition and changing relation between mortality in Taiwan: regression analysis. BMJ 1999 Oct. 30.
    http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=28264
  3. "The Economic Burden of Malaria," The American Society of Tropical Medicine. 2001.
    http://www.earthinstitute.columbia.edu/about/director/pubs/AmJournTropMedHyg_012001.pdf

Point 3, Case Study

  1. CIA Reports: cited in Los Angeles Times editorial
    www.latimes.com/print/editorials/20010103/t000000452.html
  2. National Intelligence Estimate: The global infectious disease threat and its implications for the United States, (NIE 99-17D). January 2000.
    http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/nie/report/nie99-17d.html
  3. "The events of Sept. 11th, …" National Security Strategy of the USA
    http://www.whitehouse.gov/nsc/nssintro.htm
  4. "To remedy these problems…" National Security Strategy of the USA
    http://www.whitehouse.gov/nsc/nss7.html

Point 4

  1. Data on U.S./Asia imports and exports: Office of Trade and Industry Information, Manufacturing and Services, International Trade Administration, US Dept. of Commerce
    http://tse.export.gov/ITAHome.aspx?UniqueURL=aa2qiomdfgt4qdibummfy055-2005-8-14-12-37-45

Point 4, Case Study

  1. Data on India: Jeffery D. Sachs. The End of Poverty. New York, N.Y.: Penguin Press, 2005 and Office of Trade and Industry Information, US Dept. of Commerce (see above)

Point 5

  1. Data on reduction of extreme poverty: Jeffery D. Sachs. The End of Poverty. New York, N.Y.: Penguin Press, 2005 pp.288-291
  2. Data on growth of donor country economies: Jeffery D. Sachs. The End of Poverty. New York, N.Y.: Penguin Press, 2005 pp. 291-292.

Point 5, Case Study

  1. Information on the Marshall Plan: Sachs Jeffery D. Sachs. The End of Poverty. New York, N.Y.: Penguin Press, 2005 Sachs, p. 342

Point 6, Case Study

  1. Information on UN International Conference on Financing for Development in Monterrey, Mexico: United Nations
    http://www.un.org/esa/ffd/ffdconf/
    also: http://www.un.org/esa/ffd/0302finalMonterreyConsensus.pdf
    also: http://www.unmillenniumproject.org/reports/costs_benefits2.htm

Point 7, Case Study

  1. Information on Campaign for Child Survival: UNICEF
    http://www.unicef.org/sowc96/1980s.htm
  2. Information on prevention of River Blindness: "Millions Saved", Center for Global Development
    http://www.cgdev.org/

Point 8, Case Study

Quotes:
Billy Graham: http://www.jubilee2000uk.org/jubilee2000/news/billygraham.html
Bill Gates: http://www.gatesfoundation.org/MediaCenter/Speeches/BillgSpeeches/BGSpeechWHA-050516.htm
Jim Wallis: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/jesus/interviews/wallis.html
George W. Bush: http://japan.usembassy.gov/e/p/tp-ec0480.html
Sam Brownback: http://www.hvk.org/articles/0504/127.html
Nelson Mandela: http://www.oxfam.org.nz/makepovertyhistory/Documents/PRESS%20PACK%20key%20quotes.pdf
Bono: http://www.oxfam.org.nz/makepovertyhistory/Documents/PRESS%20PACK%20key%20quotes.pdf
Rowan Williams: http://www.archbishopofcanterbury.org/sermons_speeches/050426.htm
National Security Strategy of the United States: http://www.whitehouse.gov/nsc/nss7.html



Section Two: Objections to Aid for Global Health


Objection 1

  1. Information on William Easterly
    http://www.nyu.edu/fas/institute/dri/Easterly/bio.htm
  2. Information on global health successes; William Easterly, "Tone Deaf on Africa", New York Times, July 3, 2005.

Objection 1, Case Study

  1. World Bank data on aid and investment growth: William Easterly, The Elusive Quest for Growth. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2002, 37-8.
  2. Data on delivery of medicines; also quotes: William Easterly. "The Utopian Nightmare." Foreign Policy: Sept.-Oct. 2005.
    www.foreignpolicy.com/story/cms.php?story_id=3193&page=2
  3. Data on percentage of aid reaching Africa, Jeffery D. Sachs. The End of Poverty. New York, N.Y.: Penguin Press, 2005, 310.

Objection 2

  1. Information on corruption in Zaire: Transparency International
    http://www.globalcorruptionreport.org/download/gcr2004/GCR_2004_press_release_FINAL.pdf

Objection 2, Case Study

  1. Information on PEPFAR: President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief
    http://www.state.gov/s/gac/rl/or/29712.htm
  2. Information on Millennium Development Goals, UNDP, Millennium Goals FAQ
    http://www.undp.org/mdg/

Objection 4, Case Study

Critique of Index of Economic Freedom: Jeffery D. Sachs. The End of Poverty. New York, N.Y.: Penguin Press, 2005, 324-325



Section Three: Why Now?


Point 2, Case Study

  1. Grand Challenges in GlobalHealth
    http://www.grandchallengesgh.org/default.aspx?SecID=180

Point 3, Case Study

  1. Progress toward the Millennium Development Goals 1990-2005; UN Dept. of Economic and Social Affairs.
    http://unstats.un.org/unsd/mi/mi_coverfinal.htm