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Budget Deal Reached on Global Health Programs and Needle Exchange Ban

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Lawmakers have finalized the fiscal year 2010 budget for foreign assistance, setting funding for key programs to fight global HIV and TB and reaching a landmark deal to revise the needle-exchange ban. The agreement—expected to pass the House before the end of this week and the Senate before the end of next week—includes some modest […]

From U.S. Senate to G8 Summit, Global Health Issues at Stake

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From Capitol Hill to sub-Saharan Africa, the subject of spending on global health is likely to take center stage this week, or at least a more prominent place than usual. But the increased attention may not result in more robust resources for the deadly epidemics of HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis. In Washington, the Senate Appropriations Committee […]