The Guardian Examines Implications Of Trump Administration’s Cuts To Global Health-Related Spending
The Guardian: Why Donald Trump is bad for the health of the world — in five charts
“…America has long been the world’s most generous bilateral funder of health care programs in the developing world. However, the Trump presidency has delivered a triple whammy: cutting aid budgets, defunding the U.N. Population Fund, and reinstating … the so-called global gag rule. The cumulative consequences over four years look ominous: millions of unintended pregnancies, thousands of unsafe abortions, tens of thousands of lives lost, and hard-won progress against diseases such as HIV and tuberculosis jeopardized. The following charts display some of the facts in play…” (Rice-Oxley et al., 7/17).