Faith-Based Coalition Sends Letters To Congress Urging Robust Funding Of International Affairs Account, Global Fund

Friends of the Global Fight: Faith-based coalition sends letters to Congress to champion the Global Fund
“[Friday], 96 members of the faith-based Hope Through Healing Hands, founded and chaired by former Senator Bill Frist (R-Tenn.), sent letters to Senate and House appropriators championing robust funding for the International Affairs account and programs working to end the epidemics of AIDS, tuberculosis (TB), and malaria. … The letter states, ‘Our faith and compassion for the vulnerable compel us to advocate for continued U.S. leadership and funding to maintain this extraordinary progress to eradicate AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria,’ and concludes with a call to fund the Global Fund for FY 2019 at the same level as FY 2017 and 2018: $1.35 billion” (3/30).

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