By Donald G. McNeil Jr. in The New York Times
In an article published last month by the British journal BMJ, Dr. Paul E. Farmer, a founder of Partners In Health, which delivers medical services in Rwanda and Haiti, totaled up the successes the tiny country has managed. In 1994, 78 percent of the population lived below the poverty line; now 45 percent do. The gross domestic product has more than trebled. Almost 99 percent of primary-school-age children go to school.