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Friends Of The Global Fight Urges Congress To Fully Fund Global Fund, Provides Infographic On Impact Of Proposed Global Health Cuts

Friends of the Global Fight: Friends Urges Congress to Reject Proposed Cuts to the Global Fund and U.S. Foreign Assistance
“Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Friends) expresses deep concern with the Trump Administration’s proposal [on Monday] of a $425 million cut to the Global Fund, which could set back global progress in the fight against the AIDS, tuberculosis (TB), and malaria epidemics. Friends calls on Congress to fully fund the Global Fund with an appropriation of $1.35 billion in fiscal year 2019, consistent with the U.S. pledge…” (2/12).

Friends of the Global Fight: Infographic: The Significant Impact of Budget Cuts on Global Health
“…The following Friends of the Global Fight infographic demonstrates the human impact of the proposed $425 million budget cut. If enacted, the Global Fund calculates that a budget cut would translate to fewer lives saved, fewer infections averted and lost economic opportunities” (2/12).

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