GHTC Blog Posts Examine Obama Administration’s Decision To Redirect Ebola Funds To Zika Response

Global Health Technologies Coalition’s “Breakthroughs”: President will redirect Ebola funds for Zika, but where is the money from and where will it go?
Courtney Carson, GHTC’s senior policy and advocacy associate, examines the Obama administration’s re-programming of Ebola funding to the U.S. Zika response and potential consequences (4/8).

Global Health Technologies Coalition’s “Breakthroughs”: Funding by crisis is no cure for global health threats
Stephen Higgs, president of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene and professor at Kansas State University, and Erin Will Morton, director of GHTC, discuss the Obama administration’s decision to redirect Ebola funding to the U.S. Zika response, writing, “It’s time U.S. policymakers stop funding by crisis and commit to sustainable, long-term investment in global health R&D so the most effective health solutions are available when they are needed” (4/11).