Many details of the Obama Administration’s Global Health Initiative are still murky, and it’s unclear just when we will learn more. In the meantime, the Global Health Council has launched a little Internet information hub about the GHI, with relevant documents, media coverage, and other related info. It’s at least a good starting point to sort out what we know, and what we don’t, about the six-year $63 billion plan. Check it out here. You can also get another perspective on the GHI–and how it should be framed and funded–here.
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