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AIDS and globalisation
  1. Mike Griffiths
  1. SHO Public Health/Non-Principal GP, West Midlands, UK
  1. michael.griffiths{at}

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Editor,—I commend Shamanesh et al1 for their searching and informed account of the impact of globalisation on the world AIDS problem. Revisiting Alma Ata 1978: the existence of gross inequalities between advantaged and disadvantaged peoples is “politically, socially and economically” unacceptable. Twenty two years on, are we closer to the ideal of “health for all” or further away. When will we learn?


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