Global Health Experts Urge Congress To Maintain Funding For Fogarty International Center

Devex: Global health experts call on Trump to protect the Fogarty Center from elimination
“Global health experts have called on the United States Congress and development community to defend a ‘vital, lifesaving, modestly funded’ global health training and research facility which is earmarked for elimination under U.S. President Donald Trump’s latest budget proposal. … Speaking at a webinar hosted by the Fogarty [International Center] last week, Christine Lubinski, vice president of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, said the work the Fogarty center funds was necessary to help predict and contain epidemics, and called on the global health community to defend it…” (Edwards, 6/1).

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