ACAS Bulletin

Special Issue On Health and Africa
(Nos. 44/45)
by Association of Concerned Africa Scholars
with Meredeth Turshen, Salem Mekuria, Kabahenda Nyakabwa, Clotilde Twaginunariya, Kenna Owoh, Karim F. Hirji, Jim Cason, Africa Policy Information Center, American Committee on Africa
Corvallis, Oregon, United States
Winter/Spring 1995
44 pages
Contents: Editor's Introduction • Female Genital Mutilation in Africa: Some African Views • Health Issues of African Refugee Women • Women as Victims of Power Conflicts: The Case of Rwanda • Disinvesting in Heath: The World Bank's Prescription for Africa • The World Bank Eclipses the World Health Organization • AIDS: A Review • Health Policy: Book Review • U.S. Aid To Africa: What Position Should ACAS Take? A Call for Debate • Congressional Updates, Grassroots Support, Campaigns • Congressional Update • Africa Policy Report • APIC Guide to the 104th Congress • Organizing Grassroots Support for Continuing U.S. Aid to Africa • Membership/Subscription Form • The newsletter includes a review of the book “Health Policy: An Introduction to Process and Power” by Gill Walt. The newsletter discusses UNHCR, UNICEF, WHO, Seble Dawit, Salem Mekuria, Warrior Marks: Female Genital Mutilation and the Sexual Blinding of Women, The Circumcision of Women: A Strategy for Eradication, Olyanika Koso-Thomas, the Maendeleo Ya Wanawake Organization, the Inter Africa Committee, the Association for the Progress and Defense of Women's Rights (APDF), rape, Zaire, Physicians for Human Rights, Africa Watch, Refugee Participation Network, sexually transmitted diseases, HIV, the John Snow Institute, the African Medical Research Foundation (AMREF), CARE, the Red Cross, S. Forbes-Martin, Hutu women, Goma, Kinyarwanda, the Rwandese Patriotic Front (RPF), Kigali, Tutsi, the International Rescue Committee, the Women's Commission for Refugee Women and Children, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), SAPs (structural adjustment programs), transnational corporations (TNCs), Better Health for Africa, UNCTAD, indigenous NGOs, Halfdan Mahler, privatization, Republican members of Congress, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the State Department, the International Development Association, the Washington Office on Africa, Bread for the World, the African American Institute, the Development Fund for Africa, Joe Hanlon, Peacekeeping, Development Aid: Key Congressional Actions Expected in May, the U.S. Conference of Mayors, and the White House.
Used by permission of several co-chairs of the Association of Concerned Africa Scholars.
Collection: Private collection of David Wiley and Christine Root