I just skimmed through the article because I have to get to class, but from
what I have read, I think that a few PC Volunteers could have come up with
this information during a weekend over Carlsberg. After just finishing the
book that someone recommended "Lords of Poverty", I can believe that it
would take 5 years to come up with this information. Just another waste of
>From: "Scott Geibel" <scottgeibel@...>
>To: "Kathleen Callahan" <nyachirwa@...>, "Andrew Geibel"
><ageibel@...>, <Banjobill1@...>, "Adam Wolkon"
><shempus@...>, "Malawi RPCVs" <email@example.com>
>Subject: [ujeni] Malawi report
>Date: Tue, 14 Dec 1999 09:27:10 -0500
>I thought some of you might be interested in the attached report by The
>POLICY Project on the economic impact of AIDS in Malawi. A few interesting
>The size of the Malawian economy may reduce from 5 billion Kwacha to K3.5
>billion by 2010.
>One quarter to one half of Malawian teachers will die of AIDS.
>Providing triple combination retroviral therapy to HIV positive adults
>would cost 84% of the GDP.
>The report should be looked upon skeptically, though, as I noticed it used
>a dated 1991 source to assert that the Mozambican refugees were more
>populous in the Southern Region than Malawian nationals-- and a severe
>strain on the economy. I believe this is no longer the case.
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