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Global AIDS Alliance Sounds Alarm on Potential Budget Cuts
Date:2/22/2009

AIDS Leaders Call on President Obama to Support Effective, Life-saving Programs

WASHINGTON, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amid initial indications that the administration's first budget will flat-line funding for global health, the Global AIDS Alliance is calling on President Obama, Vice President Biden and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to keep their campaign commitments to scale up the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and accelerate efforts to ensure every child around the world gets a free basic education.

"President Obama's first budget is a critical opportunity to reposition the United States' place in the world by supporting these life-saving programs," said Paul Zeitz, executive director of Global AIDS Alliance. "Flat-lining these efforts could reverse the fragile progress made over the past ten years to strengthen global collective action on health and development. It would send a signal to the poorest nations that the U.S. may not keep its commitments to them and to other donors thinking of doing the same."

Throughout the campaign, President Obama and Vice President Biden pledged their support for increased efforts in global AIDS and education. In her confirmation testimony, Secretary Clinton reaffirmed the administration's support for a Global Fund for Education and a fair-share contribution to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

"In his inaugural address, President Obama pledged to work alongside poor nations to improve the health and education of their citizens," said Zeitz. "We hope that he will begin to keep this pledge by outlining his plans to fight global diseases and support education in his first State of the Union address on Tuesday. His language must be backed up by significant funding commitments to fight AIDS and support for education in his budget request."

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