Category Archives: U.S. Policy and Funding

Amb. Goosby reflects on decade of progress, future of global AIDS fight

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While calling recent scientific advances in HIV prevention “game changers” that have offered hope of an AIDS-free generation, Global AIDS Ambassador Eric Goosby said Monday that the successful fight against the epidemic relies on recognizing AIDS-specific efforts so far as a foundation for further health gains, on country ownership, and on continuing to build a […]

Breaking News: Appropriations bill maintains TB, Global AIDS funding

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The 2013 health funding bill passed by the Senate Appropriations Committee brings good news for tuberculosis research advocates, keeping funding for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Division of TB Elimination at its current $140.298 million. The Obama administration had recommended a $4.6 million cut. While about 80 percent of the CDC’s TB division […]

Global Fund changes highlight opportunities, challenges

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The Kaiser Family Foundation’s panel talk on changes at The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, focused on the impact of reorganization at the charity at a time when scientific progress offers unprecedented chances for inroads against the diseases. Panelists Joanne Carter, executive director of RESULTS/RESULTS EDUCATION FUND, J. Stephen Morrison, senior vice […]

Breaking News: Senate committee bumps up funding for NIH

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On June 12, a Senate funding subcommittee voted on funding allocations for programs in health, human services, labor and education for the federal fiscal year beginning October 1, 2012.   Many details have not been released and more information will become available when the full Senate appropriations committee votes on the bill on Thursday, June 14.  […]

Global Fund countries respond to realities, make more of their money

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Facing uncertain future funding, countries receiving grants from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria have used what they know about their own epidemics to redirect money to programs where it will have its greatest impact, the latest edition of Aidspan’s Global Fund Observer reports. The Fund has encouraged the effort during renewal […]