Multinational Monitor

MAR/APR 2007
VOL 28 No. 2

FEATURES:

Big Pharma and AIDS Act II: Patents and the Price of Second-Line Treatment
by Robert Weissman

Manuel Cossa's Story: Mining and the Migration of AIDS
by Stephanie Nolan

Slow on Generics: Bush Policy Saves Lives, At a Premium
by M. Asif Ismail

HIV In Uganda: The Challenges of Getting Pills to Patients
by Richard Kavuma

Building Up Baja: US Suburbanization Comes to the Peninsula
by Dan La Botz

INTERVIEWS:

Cry for Action: Shameful Neglect and the Search for Hope in AIDS-Ravaged Africa an interview with Stephen Lewis

Four Million Short: The Healthcare Worker Shortage
an interview with Lincoln Chen

DEPARTMENTS:

Behind the Lines

Editorial
Deadly Dictates: The IMF, AIDS and the Healthcare Crisis

The Front
Climate Changing Africa -- African Inequality

The Lawrence Summers Memorial Award

Greed At a Glance

Commercial Alert

Names In the News

Resources

Resources

Organizations Publications


Health GAP
(Global Access Project)
429 West 127th Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10027
E-mail: info@healthgap.org
www.healthgap.org

Student Global AIDS Campaign
1301 Clifton Street, NW, Suite 100
Washington, DC 20009
E-mail: info@fightglobalaids.org
www.fightglobalaids.org

Knowledge Ecology International
1621 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20009
www.keionline.org

Medecins Sans Frontieres/Doctors Without Borders
333 7th Avenue, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10001
www.doctorswithoutborders.org
www.accessmed-msf.org

Thai Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS
494 Soi Nakronthai 11 Ladprao 101
Klong Jun Bangkapi
Bangkok 10240
THAILAND
E-mail: tnpth@thaiplus.net
www.thaiplus.net/ineng.html

AIDS Access Foundation
E-mail: webmaster@aidsaccess.com
www.aidsaccess.com/07/Enmain.php

Lawyers Collective on HIV/AIDS
Jalaram Kripa, Ground Floor
No. 61, Janmabhoomi Marg, Fort
Mumbai 400001
INDIA
E-mail: aidslaw@lawyerscollective.org
www.lawyerscollective.org

Center for Public Integrity
910 17th Street, NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20006
www.publicintegrity.org

 

Global AIDS Alliance
1413 K Street, NW, 4th Floor
Washington, DC 20005
E-mail: info@globalaidsalliance.org
www.globalaidsalliance.org
 
Essential Action
P.O. Box 19405
Washington, DC 20036
E-mail: action@essential.org
www.essentialaction.org

RESULTS
750 First Street, NE, Suite 1040
Washington, DC 20002
E-mail: results@results.org
www.results.org

Physicians for Human Rights
2 Arrow Street, Suite 301
Cambridge, MA 02138
physiciansforhumanrights.org

ActionAid International, USA
1420 K Street, NW, Suite 900
Washington, DC 20005
www.actionaidusa.org

Africa Action
1634 I Street, NW, #810
Washington, DC 20001
E-mail: africaaction@igc.org
www.africaaction.org

Bretton Woods Project
Hamlyn House
Macdonald Road
London N19 5PG
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: info@brettonwoodsproject.org
www.brettonwoodsproject.org

European Network on Debt and Development (Eurodad)
Avenue Louise 176
1050 Brussels  BELGIUM
E-mail: awilks@eurodad.org
www.eurodad.org

Jubilee USA Network
212 East Capitol Street, NE
Washington, DC 20003
E-mail: coord@j2000usa.org
www.jubileeusa.org
Stephen Lewis Foundation
260 Spadina Avenue, Suite 501
Toronto, Ontario M5T 2E4
CANADA
E-mail: info@stephenlewisfoundation.org
www.stephenlewisfoundation.org

AIDS-Free World
P.O. Box 283
127 Eastern Avenue
Gloucester, MA 01931
E-mail: info@aids-freeworld.org
www.aids-freeworld.org

Joint Learning Initiative on Children and HIV/AIDS
E-mail: info@jlica.org
www.jlica.org

Partners in Health
641 Huntington Avenue, 1st Floor
Boston, MA 02115
E-mail: info@pih.org
www.pih.org

Oxfam International
Suite 20, 266 Banbury Road
Oxford OX2 7DL
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: information@oxfaminternational.org
www.oxfam.org

People’s Health Movement
c/o AHED
#17, Beirut Street, Apartment 3/501
Heliopolis, Cairo
EGYPT
E-mail: secretariat@phmovement.org
www.phmovement.org/en

African Services Committee
429 West 127th Street
New York, NY 10027
E-mail: info@africanservices.org
www.africanservices.org

Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE)
6930 Carroll Avenue, Suite 910
Takoma Park, MD 20912
E-mail: change@genderhealth.org
www.genderhealth.org

Central and Eastern European Harm Reduction Network (CEEHRN)
Siauliu Street 5/1-21
Vilnius 01133
LITHUANIA
E-mail: info@harm-reduction.org
www.ceehrn.org

Health Action International Africa
P.O. Box 66054 00800
Nairobi
KENYA
E-mail: info@haiafrica.org
www.haiafrica.org

Coalition for Health Promotion and Social Development
(HEPS-Uganda)
P.O. Box 2426
Kisingiri Road
Mengo Kampala
UGANDA
E-mail: heps@utlonline.co.ug
www.heps.org

Pan African Treatment Access Movement (PATAM)
E-mail: info@patam.org
www.patam.org

Agua Buena
Human Rights Association
P.O. Box 366-2200
Coronado
COSTA RICA
E-mail: rastern@racsa.co.cr
www.aguabuena.org/ingles

Canadian HIV/AIDS
Legal Network
1240 Bay Street, Suite 600
Toronto, Ontario M5R 2A7
CANADA
E-mail: info@aidslaw.ca
www.aidslaw.ca

The Regional Network for Equity in Health in East and Southern Africa (EQUINET)
Box CY2720
Causeway
Harare
ZIMBABWE
E-mail: admin@equinetafrica.org
www.equinetafrica.org
Treatment Action Campaign
24 Main Road
Muizenberg
7945
SOUTH AFRICA
E-mail: info@tac.org.za
www.tac.org.za

AIDS Law Project
P.O. Box 32361
Braamfontein
2017
SOUTH AFRICA
E-mail: info@alp.org.za
www.alp.org.za

International Treatment
Preparedness Coalition
E-mail: SG-ITPC@yahoogroups.com
www.aidstreatmentaccess.org

ABIA (Brazilian Interdisciplinary AIDS Association)
Avenue Presidente Vargas, 446/13° andar – Centro
Rio de Janeiro/RJ – CEP: 20071-907
BRAZIL
E-mail: abia@abiaids.org.br
www.abiaids.org.br

National Union of Mineworkers
7 Rissik Street
Corner Frederick Street
Johannesburg 2000
SOUTH AFRICA
E-mail: Tmlabatheki@num.org.za
www.num.org.za

Clinton Foundation
55 West 125th Street
New York, NY 10027
www.clintonfoundation.org

Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
Geneva Secretariat
Chemin de Blandonnet 8
1214 Vernier
Geneva
SWITZERLAND
E-mail: info@theglobalfund.org
www.theglobalfund.org


28: Stories of AIDS in Africa
By Stephanie Nolan
New York: Walker & Co, 2006

Race Against Time: Searching for Hope in AIDS-Ravaged Africa
By Stephen Lewis
Toronto, ON: House of Anansi Press, 2006

Human Resources for Health:
Overcoming the Crisis

Joint Learning Initiative
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2004

The Invisible Cure: Africa, The West and the Fight Against AIDS
By Helen Epstein
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007

The AIDS Pandemic: Complacency, Injustice and Unfulfilled Expectations
By Lawrence O. Gostin
Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2004

Drugs into Bodies: Global AIDS Treatment Activism
By Raymond A. Smith
and Patricia D. Siplon
Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 2006

The Invisible People: How the U.S. Has Slept Through the Global AIDS Pandemic, the Greatest Humanitarian Catastrophe of Our Time
By Greg Behrman
New York: The Free Press, 2004

Moving Mountains: The Race to Treat Global AIDS
By Anne-Christine D’Adesky
London: Verso, 2004

Democracy in Mexico: Peasant Rebellion and Political Reform
By Dan LaBotz
Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 1995

 

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