Daily Archives: February 9, 2016

White House slashes TB funding less than two months after launching National Plan to Combat MDR-TB

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The State Department’s funding document released following the White House budget today shows the Administration proposed the same amount for tuberculosis programs this year as it did last year — even after releasing an ambitious plan to reach more people worldwide with treatment for drug resistant TB. The State Department’s budget justification proposes a $45 million cut to […]

PEPFAR, Global Fund flat in White House Budget document, while TB plan doesn’t get a mention

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The Obama administration raised hopes and goals for HIV treatment and prevention last year, but today released a budget with flat funding for the programs that must meet those goals. The Administration’s fiscal year 2017 budget proposes $4.65 billion for the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief and $1.35 billion the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, […]