Summit fails to agree new deal on world debtBMJ 2001; 323 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.323.7306.186/a (Published 28 July 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:186
- Mike Rowson
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 …