Daily Archives: April 12, 2011

Updated: 2011 budget deal takes hit at PEPFAR and NIH

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The budget deal cut between House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and President Barack Obama calls for a 0.2 percent across-the-board cut in non-defense discretionary programs and contains further reductions for the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and biomedical research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH)… (Read more)

Supporting female condoms, drug-resistant TB in Russia, and more

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The following is a compilation of recent articles and news pieces making headlines in HIV/TB and global health. The new profile of Drug-Resistant TB in Russia: The Institute of Medicine (IOM) recently released a report on the threat of drug-resistant TB and ways to combat it, this time a perspective from Russia. The report is […]