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Final GHI To Be Unveiled Soon, Many Details Still Uncertain

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At the start of a forum today on the Obama Administration’s Global Health Initiative, Jen Kates, the Kaiser Family Foundation’s director of global health policy and HIV, laid out eight major questions about the proposal—queries that will go a long way toward determining whether the initiative is a success or not. After a 90-minute discussion, […]

Amie Batson Appointed to Key Global Health Post

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The Obama Administration’s Global Health Initiative has not been fully fleshed out yet, but the effort got a new leader today. Amie Batson will head up USAID’s efforts on the GHI and serve as deputy assistant administrator for global health, according to an announcement from USAID chief Rajiv J. Shah.    The notice said Batson […]