Hundreds Of Medical Professionals Sign Letter Urging U.S. Congress To Increase Global Fund Contribution
Homeland Preparedness News: Hundreds of physicians urge Congress to raise funding for global AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria efforts
“In a letter released [last] week, more than 400 physicians and scientists called on Congress to increase the nation’s funding for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria. The United States is the largest contributor to the fund to date, comprising a third of total funding. However, medical professionals are urging Congress to push those funds higher still, to $1.56 billion for fiscal year 2020 and $4.8 billion over the next three years…” (Galford, 3/4).