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World regions and development

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Charity without compassion|

When it comes to responding to human suffering, are we turning into a nation that clears its conscience with a cheque?


Africa's health crisis|

The world is waking up to Africa's health crisis and realising a different approach is needed.

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Rio project a model for research|

Why we should be taking a leaf out of the Rio project and adopting a multi-stakeholder model when it comes to research. 



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Singing songs of AIDS in South Africa|

Singing about the taboo subject of AIDS prevention and treatment in South Africa can have unintended consequences for those who sing



Aid agencies neglecting Rwandan genocide survivors|

How a lack of focus on survivors is contributing to their continuing marginalisation and impoverishment.



Rethinking the politics of hunger|

When it's rational to do nothing in the face of starvation.



The Afghan pygmy who turned into a giant|

The crisis in Afghanistan is neither simple nor new, shows work by a regular visitor to the troubled country.