Articles

South Africa's Good News on AIDS

Roger Bate | 20 Dec 2005 | TCS Daily

Bad policy contributing to rampant AIDS has become the master narrative of much western reporting on South Africa. But the tide has turned and there is progress to report.

Why the Top-Down Approach Has Failed

Roger Bate | 01 Dec 2005 | TCS Daily

In the urgency of scaling up much needed treatment for people living with HIV/AIDS, setting targets is a natural and central prescription; however targets are political tools and should be used with extreme caution by international technical bureaucracies.

Clinton and African AIDS

Richard Tren | 22 Jul 2005 | TCS Daily

Richard Tren criticizes the Clinton Foundation for seeking short term solutions to HIV/AIDS.

A virus like none other before it

Roger Bate | 10 Jun 2005 | Business Day (South Africa)

Roger Bate discusses the spread of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Africa.

Accountability or Action

Roger Bate & Benjamin Schwab | 17 May 2005 | Scrip Magazine

Roger Bate and Benjamin Schwab discusses the balance between scaling up disease control interventions quickly, building local capacity and preventing corruption.

Solutions That Are Working

Richard Tren | 28 Feb 2005 | TCS Daily

The Accelerating Access Initiative (AAI), a treatment access partnership between the research based drugs industry and various UN bodies, has announced a sharp increase in people receiving medicines via its programs.

India's Deadly Lies

Amir Attaran & Roger Bate | 15 Feb 2005 | TCS Daily

India's treatment policies are hurting its poorest and most vulnerable citizens.

A Deadly Cocktail in South Africa

Richard Tren | 10 Jan 2005 | TCS Daily

Richard Tren reflects on South Africa's poor HIV/AIDS treatment policies with news of the death of Nelson Mandela's eldest son.