Daily Archives: October 17, 2011

New amfAR report estimates debt deal’s potential human toll

By on .

Thousands of lives and years of gains made against HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis (TB) and malaria could be lost if proportional reductions are made to achieve the $1.2 trillion in spending reductions required by the Budget Control Act of 2011. That’s according to a new report issued Monday by The Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR), which estimates the human impact of the approximate $5.04 billion that will be cut from global health spending over nine years under a sequestration scenario…