Daily Archives: July 27, 2011

House 2012 foreign-ops spending bill proposal cuts global health funding by $700 million, blocks syringe exchange support

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A House funding bill for fiscal year (FY) 2012 would cut funding for global health programs $700 million from current funding levels. The proposed state and foreign operations spending bill was released by the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations on Tuesday prior to its consideration by the Subcommittee and the full House […]

Video: Chris Matthews plays hardball with Dr. Anthony Fauci

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MSNBC “Hardball” host Chris Matthews interviewed Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease at the National Institutes of Health Dr. Anthony Fauci at a Capitol Hill briefing Tuesday in commemoration of 30 years of the AIDS pandemic, hosted by the Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR).

The interview covers topics from the latest scientific developments in combating the disease, challenges to maintaining federal funding, and an assessment of President Obama’s leadership in the fight against AIDS.