Category Archives: U.S. Policy and Funding

Ebola responses: Only a third of donors’ pledges have materialized where they are needed

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Analysis shows donors pledged more than asked, but delivery lags, while responders say gaps in outbreak control can reverse progress When the World Health Organization issued an international appeal in April for the $4.8 million it estimated then would be needed to confront the Ebola outbreak, donors responded with pledges for $7 million. That started […]

White House FY 16 Budget Proposal cuts PEPFAR, cuts $45 million — 19 percent — from current TB funding

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Efforts to fight HIV and tuberculosis globally would work with less money overall in fiscal year 2016 under the President’s newly released budget proposal. The proposed budget would give the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief a half million dollars less to accomplish its goals in 2016 than it received for fiscal year 2015. That […]