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The Resource Lifeblood : how to change the world, one dead mosquito at a time, Alex Perry, (electronic resource)

Lifeblood : how to change the world, one dead mosquito at a time, Alex Perry, (electronic resource)

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Lifeblood : how to change the world, one dead mosquito at a time
Title
Lifeblood
Title remainder
how to change the world, one dead mosquito at a time
Statement of responsibility
Alex Perry
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In 2006, the Wall Street pioneer and philanthropist Ray Chambers flicked through some holiday snapshots taken by his friend, development economist Jeff Sachs, and remarked on the placid beauty of a group of sleeping Malawian children. They're not sleeping, Sachs told him. They're in malarial comas. A few days later, they were all dead. Chambers had long avoided the public eye, but this moment sparked his determination to coordinate an unprecedented, worldwide effort to eradicate a disease that has haunted humanity since before the advent of medicine. Award-winning journalist Alex Perry obtained unique access to Chambers, now the UN Special Envoy for Malaria. In this book, Perry weaves together science and history with on-the-ground reporting and a riveting expose; of the workings of humanitarian aid to document Chambers' campaign. By replacing traditional ideas of assistance with business acumen and hustle, Chambers saved millions of lives, and upturned current notions of aid, forging a new path not just for the developing world but for global business and philanthropy"--Provided by publisher
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Perry, Alex
Illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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  • Malaria
  • Epidemics
  • International cooperation
Label
Lifeblood : how to change the world, one dead mosquito at a time, Alex Perry, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-229) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Great lake of disease -- Original disease -- The selfish philanthropist -- Aiding who? -- The business of caring -- Levers of power -- Global network -- Gil and Belinda -- Big player -- Committed -- The heart of sickness -- Buzz -- Trade not aid -- Countless -- Fine and fair
Control code
ebr10495137
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed
Extent
xii, 242 p.
Form of item
electronic
Other physical details
map, port
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)759159713
Label
Lifeblood : how to change the world, one dead mosquito at a time, Alex Perry, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-229) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Great lake of disease -- Original disease -- The selfish philanthropist -- Aiding who? -- The business of caring -- Levers of power -- Global network -- Gil and Belinda -- Big player -- Committed -- The heart of sickness -- Buzz -- Trade not aid -- Countless -- Fine and fair
Control code
ebr10495137
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed
Extent
xii, 242 p.
Form of item
electronic
Other physical details
map, port
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)759159713

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