Category: Asia

AIDS for India

(March 19, 2008) World Bank and the government of India launch face-saving investigation after defective HIV/AIDS test kits, purchased with bank funds, are supplied by the Indian government to hospitals and blood banks across the country.

Prevent a man-made disaster

(June 23, 2006)”As Indonesia struggles to rebuild after this weekend’s devastating earthquake – striking less than two years after the 2004 tsunami – world leaders must move quickly to cancel Indonesia’s onerous debt burden. While donors pledge emergency assistance in the form of more loans to Indonesia, the country would be better served through full debt cancellation.”