some (mostly) good news

http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/07/03/rwandas-health-care-miracle/

In most poor countries — and in the United States — health disasters are a leading cause of a family’s decline into poverty, but not for Rwandans. “It gives relief to people knowing that if you get sick, you don’t need to have a lot of money,” said Dr. Agnes Binagwaho, Rwanda’s health minister. “It gives you psychological stability so you can concentrate on something else. The money can be used for other things — this is very important in trying to stimulate economic development.”

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