Climate's New Model Army -- Dr Roger Bate, TechCentralStation, 2004-01-08
Roger Bate writes that in the face of climate change, free market solutions are the best insurance policies.
Dan a los pobres medicinas que no sirven -- Dr Roger Bate, 2001.com Venezuela, 2004-01-03
Roger Bate writes for the Venezuela online paper, 2001 on the use of ineffective drugs in Africa.
Forget about changing weather - just adapt -- Richard Tren, The Star - Johannesburg, 2003-12-29
Richard Tren writes about the need for countries to have the right institutions in place so that they can grow their economies and better adapt to climate changes.
Economic Solution to Scourge of Malaria -- Richard Tren, Business Day, 2003-12-15
Richard Tren argues that malarial countries should not worry about the supposed link between vector borne disease and climate change. In the long history of man and malaria, it is wealth, not climate that has affected the disease.
World Aids Daydreaming -- Dr Roger Bate, TechCentralStation, 2003-12-01
Roger Bate argues that the private sector and profit are essential in the fight against AIDS
Toothless drugs do Africa no favours -- Dr Roger Bate, Business Day, 2003-11-27
Roger Bate reports on policies of donor agencies, including the Global Fund that refuse to fund the use of effective anti-malaria drugs in Africa.
Water is not 'different' -- Richard Tren, TechCentralStation, 2003-11-27
Richard Tren argues that if poor countries want to increase access to clean water and sanitation, they need to ensure private ownership of water and water trading.
Combatting AIDS on the ground in Africa -- Richard Tren, TechCentralStation, 2003-11-19
Richard Tren comments and the successes and limitations of Botswana's AIDS treatment programme.
Legislating medical aid out of the consumer's hands -- Richard Tren, FreeMarketFoundation, 2003-11-19
Richard Tren criticises South Africa's increasing bureaucratic and legislative burdens on medical aids that is driving costs up and making medical aid increasingly elitist.
AIDS and Authoritarianism -- Dr. Roger Bate, TechCentralStation, 2003-11-11
Dr Roger Bate writes of the need for political leadership and openness in China if that country is going to be able to cope with its looming AIDS crisis.
Will US opt for copies or generics? -- Roger Bate, Business Day, 2003-10-30
Dr Roger Bate cautions against the use of generics in AIDS treatment if they are not bio-equivalent as this could lead to drug resistance and harm any long term HIV/AIDS treatment programme.
Malaria, the Terrorist's Friend -- Dr Amir Attaran, New York Times, 2003-09-25
Attaran argues for greater research into anti-malaria drugs by the US military, whose operatives have suffered from the disease in Liberia.
The failure of the WTO Ministerial meeting in Cancun is a poor result for all countries, but particularly for Africa. Africa needs the WTO to ensure that progress in freeing world trade continues. While EU and US trade restrictions harm poor countries, their own trade restrictions are just as damaging and costly to consumers.
The Business of AIDS Treatment -- Roger Bate & Richard Tren, TechCentralStation, 2003-09-02
Bate and Tren argue that when it comes to delivering drugs and healthcare, making Africa a no profit zone is damaging and short sighted.
Stockholm Syndrome -- Roger Bate, Tech Central Station Europe, 2003-08-27