Global Health, Foreign Policy Experts Express Concern Over Trump Administration’s Proposed Budget Cuts To Global HIV/AIDS Programs
CBS News: AIDS experts fear Trump budget cuts could impact HIV/AIDS fight
“After President Trump announced a ‘hard-power’ budget plan that prioritizes defense spending over diplomacy and foreign aid, the United Nations programs combating HIV and AIDS recently released some promising news. … Meanwhile in Paris, HIV/AIDS specialists from around the globe gathered for the 2017 biennial world conference. Experts trumpeted global strides in curbing the HIV/AIDS epidemic but worried that HIV could once again flourish around the world if the Trump administration’s proposed budget cuts to HIV research and treatment in the world’s poorest countries come to fruition…” (Alemany, 7/31).