Global Health Community Applauds Updated Version Of Heroes Act Released By House
AVAC: Global AIDS Policy Partnership Statement in Support of Heroes Act 2020
“The Global AIDS Policy Partnership (GAPP) applauds and strongly supports the provision of much-needed funding to global health efforts as part of the next COVID-19 relief package, led by the House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita Lowey and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. … Funding allocated in the Heroes Act would allow us to safeguard decades of progress against HIV, TB, and malaria and save millions more people from these diseases…” (9/29).
Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria: Friends Applauds House Leadership for Critically Needed Support of the Global Fund in Revised COVID-19 Emergency Bill
“Last evening House of Representatives leadership posted a revised COVID-19 emergency bill, the Heroes Act, which includes $3.5 billion for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria to support low- to middle-income countries to bolster health systems and respond to COVID-19. ‘If enacted, this legislation will save many lives and protect fragile gains against the AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria epidemics,’ said Chris Collins, president and CEO [of] Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria…” (9/29).