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Co-chair of the President’s Council of Advisers on Science and Technology supports increased U.S. involvement in addressing global health issues « » The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Co-chair of the President’s Council of Advisers on Science and Technology supports increased U.S. involvement in addressing global health issues

During an interview, Dr. Harold Varmus, Co-chair of the President’s Council of Advisers on Science and Technology stated that the U.S. should increase its role in addressing health issues in developing countries. He stated that he would ask President Obama to endorse a recent Institute of Medicine (IOM) report that calls on the U.S. to double its funding for global health by 2012.

Read the complete interview by The Times (UK) here.

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