Summit fails to agree new deal on world debt

BMJ 2001; 323 doi: (Published 28 July 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:186
  1. Mike Rowson
  1. Genoa

    At the recent summit in Genoa, Italy, G8 leaders announced plans for a global health fund to tackle infectious diseases, but the G8 leaders committed only $1.3bn (£916m) to the fund—a sharp cut from earlier plans for $10bn.

    Protestors and police clashed in the streets of the city, and one protestor was shot dead. Meanwhile, inside a ring of steel constructed around the centre of …

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