‘International Monetary Fund contributed to Ebola epidemic’

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26 December 2014

A year since the Ebola epidemic took hold in West Africa, the number of fatalities has reached 7,500, and the toll is still piling up. But according to a new report, International Monetary Fund policies have only made matters worse.

From daily The Morning Star in Britain:

Ebola outbreak fuelled by IMF‘s obsession with debt

Wednesday 31st December 2014

Neoliberal policies prioritising international debt repayment above social spending added fuel to the Ebola crisis, leading academics warned yesterday.

Professors said that the International Monetary Fund is operating policies that hamper healthcare in the three worst-hit West African countries.

Conditions for loans from the fund had prevented an effective response to the outbreak that has killed nearly 8,000 people, they wrote in this month’s Lancet Global Health journal

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