Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues…

Global Network Urges Congress To Uphold Previous Funding Commitments To NTDs

Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases’ “End the Neglect”: Speak out against Proposed Cuts to the USAID’s NTD Program
Selma Melkich, policy coordinator for the Global Network, discusses proposed funding for neglected tropical diseases in the White House FY 2016 budget request and writes, “Bipartisan action in Congress has thankfully, over the past few years, led to increased funding for NTD programs beyond the administration’s requests. This year, the Global Network is urging Congress to honor and continue these previous commitments by requesting that the USAID NTD Program receive $125 million in funding for FY 2016…” (3/5).

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Headquarters: 2400 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025 | Phone 650-854-9400
Washington Offices and Barbara Jordan Conference Center: 1330 G Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005 | Phone 202-347-5270

www.kff.org | Email Alerts: kff.org/email | facebook.com/KaiserFamilyFoundation | twitter.com/KaiserFamFound

Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues, the Kaiser Family Foundation is a nonprofit organization based in Menlo Park, California.