Health Care Professionals Advocate For Additional USG Funding For Ebola, Health Systems Development In Africa

Health Affairs Blog: Health Care Equity Needed To Fight Ebola
Andrea Christopher, internist at Cambridge Health Alliance and fellow at Harvard Medical School; Steffie Woolhandler, professor of public health at CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter College; and David Himmelstein, professor of public health at the City University of New York and cofounder of Physicians for a National Health Program with Woolhandler, discuss a petition signed by health care professionals demanding, among other things, “a commitment of $8.4 billion annually from the federal government … to Ebola control and health system infrastructure development in Africa…” (5/1).