Letters

Financial institutions must let go

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7008.809c (Published 23 September 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:809
  1. Will Podmore
  1. Chief librarian British School of Osteopathy, London SW1Y 4HG

    EDITOR,--Angela Wakhweya has asked us to “require those who wield economic power not to do so with total disregard for … mothers and children.”1 Who actually wields economic power? Clearly, when the people of the developing nations paid $100bn between 1986 and 1991 to private financial institutions, these institutions wield considerable power.

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