Friday, November 14, 2008

Friday Links: India, Bush Regs, Ignoring Systems

IBM researches information-web based on cell phones for the millions who cannot read in India. (SciDevNet)

Celeste Montforton says how you undo Bush-era regulations is just as important as what you undo. (The Pump Handle)

Karen Grepin on why so much debate over cost-effectiveness or even whether it's more important to fund AIDS or maternal and child health programs misses the point. Have to think about education, human capacity, health systems, she says. Makes me wonder if the latest Lancet piece that charges that too much money is going to infectious disease is also off base for the same reason. (Karen Grepin's blog)

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