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Leaked Budget Document Shows Trump Administration’s Intentions To Significantly Cut U.S. Foreign Aid, Merge State Department, USAID

Devex: Steep U.S. foreign aid cuts outlined in leaked budget document “President Donald Trump’s budget proposes eliminating funding for development assistance, according to a State Department budget document obtained by Devex on Monday. All development assistance funding is cut in the proposed budget, with significant cuts to global health programs…

CGD Releases 2016 Annual Report

Center for Global Development: Annual Report 2016 “This annual report marks two milestones in 2016: CGD’s 15th anniversary and, at the end of the year, its first leadership transition, with founding president Nancy Birdsall being succeeded by Masood Ahmed. In this first era, the Center has established itself as an…

Amid Progress Toward Eliminating Malaria, World Must Remain Committed To Prevention Strategies, Data Gathering, CDC Official Says

CDC’s “Our Global Voices”: The Road Ahead to Malaria Eradication Patrick Kachur, chief of the Malaria Branch in the CDC’s Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, discusses progress toward eliminating malaria and recognizes World Malaria Day, with the theme “End Malaria for Good.” Kachur highlights the three pillars of the…

CDC Continues Efforts To Eliminate Epidemic Meningitis In Sub-Saharan Africa

CDC’s “Our Global Voices”: Looking back with pride… Looking ahead with Confidence Nancy Messonnier, director of the CDC National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, provides a historical overview of CDC’s efforts to eliminate meningitis epidemics as a public health threat in sub-Saharan Africa, including through the use of MenAfriVac, “the…

Trump Administration’s Global Women’s Health Policies Not ‘Pro-Life’

New York Times: Trump Thinks This Is Pro-Life? Nicholas Kristof, New York Times columnist “When President Trump and his (male) aides sit at a conference table deciding to cut off money to women’s health programs abroad, they call it a ‘pro-life’ move. Yet here in Haiti, I’ll tell you the…

U.S. Food Aid In Need Of Reform To Improve Efficiency, Cost Effectiveness

Washington Post: How to get more out of the dollars Americans spend helping the world’s hungry Editorial Board “…Title II of the Food for Peace Act, the main source of emergency food aid, requires the United States to supply international famine relief programs with American-grown products and to ship at…

Continued Support Of USAID NTD Program, Collaborative Partnerships Necessary To End NTDs

The Hill: Securing America’s legacy in the fight against neglected tropical diseases Mary Ann Peters, CEO of the Carter Center, former U.S. Ambassador to Bangladesh “…[N]ews rarely captures one of the biggest global health successes to date: our country’s efforts to eliminate neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). The NTD Program is…

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