International funding for AIDS care in poor countries should be increased

BMJ 2001; 322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.322.7291.924 (Published 14 April 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:924
  1. Amir Attaran, director (amir_attaran@harvard.edu)
  1. Macroeconomics and Health, Center for International Development at Harvard University, John F Kennedy Street, MA 02138, USA

    EDITOR—Yamey's investigation of infant formula donations in Africa was excellent.1 Whether to use infant formula is a difficult question because it takes place against the backdrop of two big issues: breast feeding and AIDS. Breastfeeding activists fear that if Nestlé or Wyeth get a foot in the door of donating infant formula to women in poor countries, those firms will resume their wrongful marketing practices of the past and will target women …

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