Navigation Links
Bipartisanship Trumps Liberal Agenda in PEPFAR Reauthorization
Date:2/27/2008

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee passed by voice vote the reauthorization of PEPFAR, the U.S. Global Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Reauthorization of 2008.

Tony Perkins, President of Family Research Council, released the following statement:

"I applaud the House Foreign Affairs Committee for passing an HIV/AIDS bill free of troubling provisions contained in earlier drafts. Previous drafts would have funded international abortion groups, undermined abstinence and faithfulness programs, removed an anti-sex trafficking provision, harmed faith-based groups and would have done nothing to require transparency in the Global Fund. This bill is a marked improvement and is aimed at protecting life, not destroying it.

"While not perfect, this bill continues the principles of the bipartisan PEPFAR program passed five years ago. I especially applaud Rep. Chris Smith for his tireless work to ensure that PEPFAR does not create new family planning programs to fund international abortion groups. The White House is also to be congratulated for involving themselves early in the process and holding the line on key provisions, such as continued funding for abstinence prevention programs, maintaining the anti-sex trafficking pledge, requiring more transparency in the Global Fund, and ensuring that faith-based organizations are not discriminated against in HIV/AIDS grants.

"Most importantly, those people in the countries hardest hit by HIV/AIDS should know that we will continue to work hard to ensure the United States continues to support them, rather than redirect funds away from their plight. FRC will monitor this bill as it continues through the legislative process."


'/>"/>
SOURCE Family Research Council
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Exercise Trumps Vitamin Supplements When it Comes to Heart Disease and Cancer, From the Harvard Mens Health Watch
2. AHCA: Rescinding $2.7 Billion Medicare Cuts Top Issue for Fall Legislative Agenda
3. PCMA Statement on the Independent Drugstore Lobby Agenda
4. Employees Want the Next Presidents Agenda to Make Work Life Flexibility Easier for Companies and Individuals
5. PCMA Launches New Print Ad Campaign Highlighting Costs Associated With the Independent Drugstore Lobbys Agenda
6. Nutrition Moves Up on Moms Purchasing Agenda
7. PCMA 2008 Agenda: Support E-Prescribing, Biogenerics; Oppose Bills that Increase Costs
8. Mylan Announces Tentative FDA Approval Under PEPFAR for Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate Tablets
9. PRI Condemns PEPFAR Amendments
10. Remarks By President Bush and President Kikwete of Tanzania at Roundtable on Pepfar
11. CCF Reviews Contents of SCHIP Reauthorization Bill Legislation Places SCHIP on Solid Path
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/19/2017)... ... 18, 2017 , ... President Donald Trump signed into law ... for greater public access to over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids. , The measure enables ... without being seen by a certified and licensed audiologist. , “The American ...
(Date:8/19/2017)... ... August 19, 2017 , ... ... a diverse community of over 1,000 passionate employees, caregivers, volunteers, thought leaders, researchers, ... at Stonegate changed ownership, it was time to refresh the carpeting with the ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... ... August 18, 2017 , ... ... Immediate Release                Contact: Julian Teixeira, August 18, 2017                    202-478-8564 / jteixeira@thenc.org , ... from their Fathers , Contrary to a father’s perception, ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... August 18, 2017 , ... ... liquid handling handheld devices. Through an educational webinar, they will present the line ... a chance to learn how easy you can automate everyday pipetting tasks. , ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... ... 18, 2017 , ... MLM Insurance Group, a Miami area ... Florida, is working to support the Take Stock In Children Foundation during a ... , The Take Stock In Children Foundation (TSC) offers guidance and assistance to ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:8/15/2017)... Mich. , Aug. 15, 2017 Diplomat ... naloxone to Michigan residents. ... Flint retail pharmacy, G-3320 Beecher ... approved by the Food and Drug Administration, is intended ... extreme drowsiness, slowed breathing, and loss of consciousness. The ...
(Date:8/11/2017)... 11, 2017 DarioHealth Corp. (NASDAQ: DRIO), a ... big data solutions, today announced that it will release ... and host a conference call at 9:00am ET. The ... financial results and its strategy and outlook for the ... Erez Raphael , Chief Executive Officer, and ...
(Date:8/7/2017)... Aug. 7, 2017 Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. (NYSE ... announced that its Board of Directors has approved the payment ... quarter of 2017. The ... or about October 27, 2017 to stockholders of record as ... declarations of dividends are subject to approval of the Board ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: