Tag Archives: UNFPA

In Zika, as in Ebola responses, emergency responses meet status quo

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Of the $9.6 million the United Nations Population Fund tried to raise to address the sexual spread of Zika virus in countries around the world, it has received just $250,000, according to the World Health Organization’s most recent update on global responses to the disease, released last week. UNFPA had estimated that $9.6 million would […]

Senate follows House with President’s global HIV funding number, beats their TB number

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Today the Senate Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations followed the House’s example by adopting the President’s fiscal year 2014 funding request for global HIV/AIDS programs, allocating $4.02 billion for the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief and $1.65 billion for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB, and Malaria.  The bill also provides $330 […]

Rep. Bass continues as ranking member of House Foreign Affairs’ Africa, Global Health Subcommittee with two new Democrats

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On Monday Science Speaks looked at new Republicans on the House Foreign Affairs’ Subcommittee on Africa Global Health and Human Rights. Today, the focus is on two new Democrats, and the reappointment of Rep. Karen Bass as ranking member, appointed March 2012 to replace the late Rep. Donald Payne as lead Democrat on the subcommittee. […]