ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Not by Fire-Fighting

THERE is little to be gained by pointing out that the spread of malaria and the virtual breakdown of one of the oldest vertical disease-control programmes have not come as a surprise. Yet it is necessary to do so in order to understand the extent of neglect health care has suffered in the last couple of decades. The spread of malaria and the state's response to it document, in no uncertain terms, the priorities of our model of capitalist growth with a welfare veneer.

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