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Trump Administration’s FY18 Budget Proposal Seeks Cuts To Global Health & Food Assistance, Other Foreign Aid, Biomedical Research Programs

Devex: Trump budget thrusts U.S. foreign aid into a political fight “…For more than a decade, U.S. engagement in global development efforts has stood as a rare exception to Washington’s constant partisan warfare, with both Democrats and Republicans tending to agree that relatively small investments in developing countries benefit U.S.…

Congress Should Fully Fund Global Health Programs In FY18 Budget, Including Family Planning, Reproductive Health, HIV Prevention, Treatment Efforts

Huffington Post: Trump’s Global Health Agenda Exposes Lies And Deception Serra Sippel, president of the Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE) “…[O]ne week before the release of Trump’s proposed FY18 budget, the State Department included family planning and reproductive health as an international health program supported by U.S. global…

News Outlets Examine Impacts Of Potential USAID Cuts On Ukraine’s TB Programs, NGOs’ Efforts To Address HIV Epidemic In Country Amid Russian Conflict

Devex: Ukraine’s fight against TB is at risk from USAID cuts “A United States Agency for International Development-funded digital health program to help Ukraine manage its growing drug-resistant tuberculosis epidemic is a textbook example of effective foreign aid, according to health experts who worked on the project — but the…

U.S. Congress Should Continue Robust Investment In HIV/AIDS Prevention, Treatment

The Conversation: HIV/AIDS funding is an investment worth protecting Allison Webel, assistant professor of nursing at Case Western Reserve University “…On June 5, it will [have been] 36 years since HIV was first reported, and the return on investment in this epidemic has been high. HIV is now a chronic,…

Growing Youth Populations In Africa Create Challenges, Opportunities For Efforts To End AIDS

Friends of the Global Fight Blog: Demographic Youth Bulge Creates Major Challenges in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS John McMannis, communications manager at Friends of the Global Fight, discusses the impact and challenges of changing demographics in Africa, where young people account for increasing proportions of populations. McMannis writes, “The growth…

New Issue Of ‘Global Fund News Flash’ Available Online

Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria: Global Fund News Flash The latest issue of the Global Fund News Flash includes a multimedia feature that “tells the story of RISE Young Women’s Clubs that are helping this vulnerable group stay healthy” in South Africa (6/14).

June 2017 Issue Of Inside FHI 360 Available Online

FHI 360: Inside FHI 360 FHI 360’s monthly newsletter contains features on several topics, including the organization’s 2016 annual report focused on breakthroughs and the “groundbreaking discoveries and the fresh insights they generate”; a conversation with Dr. Anthony Fauci on HIV research efforts; and a video on the importance of…

Desmond Tutu Foundation Blog Post Encourages Continued U.S. Support For PEPFAR

Desmond Tutu Foundation: PEPFAR: Oh what good you have done! This blog post summarizes PEPFAR’s impact in South Africa and discusses potential cuts to the U.S. initiative’s budget. The blog post concludes, “The HIV epidemic is far from over. Sub-Saharan Africa retains the highest HIV burden in the world today.…