Friday, February 24, 2006

Blue sky dreamers find feet needed on the ground

In Ethiopia's drought-stricken Somali and Oromiya regions, the health centres are not calling out for internet connections. They are calling out for staff and really basic supplies - things like oral rehydration salts to stop children dying from diarrhoea. A recent survey of the Somali region's Afder and Liben zones, for example, could not find a single operating health centre.

Read more by Andrew Heavens at Meskel Square: The dream is over.

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