None | 13 Jul 2006 | Daily News (Tanzania)
World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz was scheduled to arrive in Tanzania late yesterday for a four-day visit at the invitation of President Jakaya Kikwete, the bank's local office said in a statement.
Staff Writers | 19 Jun 2006 | Bretton Woods Project
A group of public health experts has called for an independent
investigation into the World Bank's publication of "false
epidemiological statistics", approval of "obsolete treatments" for a
deadly strain of malaria, and failure to uphold its pledges for funding
Fiona Kobusingye-Boynes | 16 Jun 2006 | WebCommentary.com
Fiona Kobusingye speaks from horrible personal experience about the
disease that has killed six members of her family and snuffs out the
lives of a million Africans every year.
Christine Dell'amore | 29 Apr 2006 | Monsters and Critics.com
The World Bank has announced its pledge of $62 million toward fighting
malaria in four countries. But should the Bank be involved with disease
Philip Coticelli & Justin Schwab | 29 Apr 2006 | National Review Online
Philip Coticelli & Justin Schwab's piece on NRO is republished by
CBS - Sickening incompetence refers to the failure of the World Bank's
malaria control program - which has failed on so many levels.
None | 26 Apr 2006 | Los Angeles Times
The World Bank should stick to funding infrastructural projects in
developing countries - any money it has for public health projects
should be given to private organisations such as the Global Fund, who
are better equipped to spend it properly.
Celia Dugger | 25 Apr 2006 | New York Times
The World Bank failed to follow through on its pledges to spend up to
$500 million to combat malaria, let its staff working on the disease
shrink to zero, used false statistical data to claim success and wasted
money on ineffective medicines, according to a group of public health
experts writing in the British medical journal The Lancet.
Danica Kirka | 25 Apr 2006 | Washington Post
Amir Attaran and a group of public health experts accused the World
Bank on Tuesdays' Africa Malaria Day of faking medical data, approving
useless treatments and reneging on promises to help fund the fight
Sarah Boseley | 25 Apr 2006 | Guardian Unlimited
Writing in an online publication for the Lancet medical journal, Amir
Attaran and colleagues say the World Bank is unfit to lead global
efforts to control the disease, which kills around 1 million people a
year - most of them small children.
None | 24 Apr 2006 | BBC News
A Lancet paper by Amir Attaran and colleagues claims the World Bank
faked figures, boosting the success of its malaria projects, and
reneged on a pledge to invest $300-500m in Africa.