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Global Health Organizations Urge Congress To Maintain 33% Global Fund Match In Letter To Senate, House Appropriations Subcommittees

Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria: Global Health Community Sends Letter to Congress on Global Fund Match
“[On Friday], Friends led a coalition of 40 organizations in sending a letter to the Chair and Ranking Members of the Senate and House Appropriations Subcommittees for State and Foreign Operations. The letter thanks Senator Graham (R-S.C.), Senator Leahy (D-Vt.), Representative Lowey (D-N.Y.), and Representative Rogers (R-Ky.) for their leadership in support of the Global Fund. The letter also expresses concern regarding a proposal in the President’s FY20 budget that seeks to reduce the U.S. contribution to the Global Fund from 33 percent to 25 percent and asks the congressional leaders to ensure the match remains at 33 percent…” (4/12).