ACAS Bulletin

Special Issue On Health and Africa
(Nos. 44/45)
by Association of Concerned Africa Scholars
Corvallis, Oregon, United States
Winter/Spring 1995
44 pages
Contents: Editor's Introduction by Meredeth Turshen • Female Genital Mutilation in Africa: Some African Views by Salem Mekuria • Health Issues of African Refugee Women by Kabahenda Nyakabwa • Women as Victims of Power Conflicts: The Case of Rwanda by Clotilde Twagiramariya • Disinvesting in Heath: The World Bank's Prescription for Africa by Kenna Owoh • The World Bank Eclipses the World Health Organization by Meredeth Turshen • AIDS: A Review by Karim F. Hirji • Health Policy: Book Review by Meredeth Turshen • U.S. Aid To Africa: What Position Should ACAS Take? A Call for Debate by Jim Cason • The Africa Policy Report by the Africa Research Project • Guide to the 104th Congress by Africa Policy Information Center • Organizing Grassroots Support for Continuing U.S. Aid to Africa by American Committee on 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 (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees), UNICEF, WHO (World Health Organization), 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 (WOA), 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, congressional updates, American Committee on Africa (ACOA), Africa Policy Information Center (APIC), grassroots support, campaigns, 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