What a difference a year can make! Davos 2005 had Bono and Sharon Stone among other glitterati talking about global poverty and global health, and featured at least three crowded plenary sessions on Africa, aid, AIDs, malaria and more -- with Tony Blair, Gordon Brown, Bill Gates and Jeffrey Sachs. It was 2005: the year of development announcements and commitments.
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