Category Archives: U.S. Policy and Funding

Homophobia’s costs to health, economies are subject of World Bank event

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When Luiz Loures saw his first AIDS case in 1982, treatment didn’t exist, and discrimination against LGBT people was rampant. He faced weeks when he could not leave the hospital because he could not count on his stigmatized patients receiving care. Today, medical responses have progressed, but the impact of homophobia remains: “We know how […]

Kerry defends President’s FY 15 global health budget before House subcommittee

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“I do believe we’ll be able to meet the target and meet our goals,” Secretary of State John Kerry told a House subcommittee Thursday, answering a question about global health provisions in President Obama’s fiscal 2015  budget. In a hearing of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations, Kerry lauded U.S. aims and […]