Category Archives: U.S. Policy and Funding

President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2013 Budget: Health Research, R&D, and the CDC Flat or Declining Budgets

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The National Institutes of Health is slated for a flat budget request of almost $31 billion in the Administration’s budget released today.  If Congress approves this budget request, the NIH will continue to fund only a modest fraction of approved and meritorious grants. The nation’s lead public health agency, the Centers for Disease Control and […]

PEPFAR Raided to Meet Global Fund Pledge in President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2013 Budget

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The Obama administration released its fiscal year (FY) 2013 budget today with a proposed $1.65 billion funding level—an increase of 57 percent over FY 2012 – for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria to meet the U.S. pledge of $4 billion over 3 years.  This substantial and welcome budget request for the Global fund clearly […]