New Internationalist

Pain without gain

April 2001
333painwithsmall [Related Image]
Jeremy Horner / Panos
Observed but unhealed in Kenya. Jeremy Horner / Panos

Tongue lashing flared in Uganda after it was learned that 415 married couples, kept under observation by US researchers, were either left to contract HIV or, if already infected, received no treatment. Dr Marcia Angell revealed in the New England Journal of Medicine that for ‘up to 30 months, several hundred people with HIV infections were observed and not treated’. Similar revelations have occurred in the British Journal of Medicine about research into male circumcision in Kenya. A report compiled by the Africa Women and Child Information Network (AWC) has indicated that prostitutes in the Majengo slum area of Nairobi were used in a vaccine-development project without receiving any benefits.

Moto (independent Zimbabwean magazine) no 212

Front cover of New Internationalist magazine, issue 333 This column was published in the April 2001 issue of New Internationalist. To read more, buy this issue or subscribe.

Never miss another story! Get our FREE fortnightly eNews

Comments on Pain without gain

Leave your comment







 

  • Maximum characters allowed: 5000
  • Simple HTML allowed: bold, italic, and links

Registration is quick and easy. Plus you won’t have to re-type the blurry words to comment!
Register | Login

...And all is quiet.

Subscribe to Comments for this articleArticle Comment Feed RSS 2.0

Guidelines: Please be respectful of others when posting your reply.

Get our free fortnightly eNews

Multimedia

Videos from visionOntv’s globalviews channel.

Related articles

Recently in Currents

All Currents

Popular tags

All tags

This article was originally published in issue 333

New Internationalist Magazine issue 333
Issue 333

More articles from this issue

  • World’s Worst

    April 1, 2001

    This year's winners of the annual Multinational Monitor 'Worst Corporation' awards.

  • Message of War

    April 1, 2001

    Reem Haddad uncovers Ariel Sharon’s brutal past in Letter from Lebanon.

  • Dick Cheney

    April 1, 2001

    Dick Cheney: the dirty history of the new US Vice-President.

New Internationalist Magazine Issue 436

If you would like to know something about what's actually going on, rather than what people would like you to think was going on, then read the New Internationalist.

– Emma Thompson –

A subscription to suit you

Save money with a digital subscription. Give a gift subscription that will last all year. Or get yourself a free trial to New Internationalist. See our choice of offers.

Subscribe