CNN Examines Implications Of Mexico City Policy For Global HIV/AIDS Efforts

CNN: How Trump’s abortion gag rule policy impacts the global AIDS crisis
“New findings presented last week at the 22nd International AIDS Conference reveal how President Donald Trump’s expansion of the so-called global gag rule — which restricts U.S. health assistance funding to non-U.S. NGOs that offer abortion services — is likely to have widescale negative effects on the fight against the HIV/AIDS epidemic. … ‘The expansion of the policy to encompass almost all of U.S. global health funding, including PEPFAR, means that the amount of money and the number of organizations that are affected is much greater than before,’ [Jen Kates, vice president and director of global health and HIV policy at the Kaiser Family Foundation,] told CNN…” (Smith, 7/31).

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