Special Drawing Rights
IMF and World Bank austerity IMF and World Bank: no to austerity, yes to stronger health systems

International financial institutions have shaped health systems, especially in the Global South, through programs of structural adjustment and austerity policies. It is imperative that these are replaced by pathways for strengthening public health systems and the social determinants of health

The exodus of finance from the third world

This unwillingness of finance to stay in, or move to, the Third World, is impairing the ability of several countries to pay for their imports and to service their external debt