KAIROS Briefing Paper #12: G8 and IMF Hinder Aid for Zambia While Vultures Attack
Some 1.2 million Zambians out of a population of 11 million are living with AIDS. There are nearly 600,000 AIDS orphans. Life expectancy has fallen from 54 years in the mid-1980s to just 37 years now. There is just one doctor for every 14,000 people as compared with one for every 550 Canadians.