Navigation Links
Global Health Council Welcomes President Obama's Call in Ghana for Comprehensive Global Health Strategy
Date:7/11/2009

ACCRA, Ghana, July 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Global Health Council welcomes President Obama's call during remarks today to the Ghanaian Parliament in Accra, Ghana, for an integrated and comprehensive American response to the health issues facing Africa.

The president's remarks came after a visit earlier in the day with First Lady Michelle Obama to see the maternal health services provided at the U.S. Agency for International Development-funded La General Hospital in Accra. According to press reports, the President told reporters at the hospital, "Part of reason this is so important is that throughout Africa, the rate of both infant mortality but also maternal mortality is still far too high." During his speech to Parliament, the President said that the U.S. "will not invest in diseases in isolation" and invest in health systems to provide better care to women and children.

"The President made a strong statement today to the women, children and families in Ghana and throughout Africa that the United States is committed to working in partnership to reduce maternal and child deaths on the continent," said Jeffrey L. Sturchio, President and CEO of the Global Health Council. "The Global Health Council commends the Obama Administration's pledge to institute a comprehensive U.S. global health strategy that includes heightened commitment to maternal and child health and family planning. The Council and our members look forward to continued collaboration with the Administration, Congress and our developing country partners to ensure that this new approach delivers the results we all want to see."

In May, President Obama proposed a comprehensive six-year, $63 billion Global Health Initiative beginning with fiscal year 2009. The initiative calls for $51 billion to be invested in programs to combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis and $12 billion for other major global health priorities, including cost-effecti
'/>"/>

SOURCE Global Health Council
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Corbett Selected to Host the Only Midwest Global Awards Judging Competition
2. Tata Consultancy Services to Support Roches Global Capacity Building Initiative
3. Creative Technology Services Enhances its Global Competitiveness with Additional Regulatory Certifications
4. Briefing on a new Web resource to address global drinking water crisis
5. MDS Pharma Services Wins Award for Management of Global Malaria Trial
6. Neusoft Becomes First Global Growth Company Partner of World Economic Forum
7. Resonant Medical Appoints New Vice President of Global Sales
8. Transcept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to Present at UBS 2007 Global Life Sciences Conference
9. The era of global aging: GSAs annual meeting to present new research on hot topics in aging
10. MEDEX Global Group & Harvard Medical International Join Forces to Create the Most Comprehensive Health Information Resource for International Travelers
11. Ultrasonix Adds Global Medical Imaging Into Its North American Sales Force
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/24/2017)... ... February 24, 2017 , ... ... disabilities, it is so critically important that we all are aware of our ... why Mediaplanet is proud to announce the launch of its newest edition of ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... February 24, 2017 , ... Yisrayl Hawkins, ... focuses on Bible Prophecy concerning this present generation. Yisrayl makes an astounding statement ... current generation. He explains that the Bible details the current times so plainly ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... ... February 24, 2017 , ... Congratulations to Head ... division on February 12th. Ms. Esparza qualified into this prestigious status after ... held in Las Vegas, Nevada. Frida is one of approximately 25 gymnasts in ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... FL (PRWEB) , ... February 23, 2017 , ... ... non-profit organization devoted exclusively to funding innovative lymphoma research and serving the lymphoma ... – will return to the La Gorce Country Club in Miami Beach to ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... NJ (PRWEB) , ... February 23, 2017 , ... ... in thought leadership , media relations, content marketing, social media management, corporate ... several clients already in the state and in nearby New Hampshire, Massachusetts and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/23/2017)... 23, 2017 Research and Markets has announced ... and Strategies - 2016" report to their offering. ... The latest research Autism ... pricing data and benchmarks in the global Autism Spectrum Disorder market. ... What are the key drugs marketed for Autism Spectrum Disorder ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... -- ITL Limited, ( ASX: ITD ), an innovative diversified healthcare ... ended 31 December 2016 compared with the previous corresponding period. A ... here . Highlights ... Earnings per share of 2.2 cents (Dec 2015: 1.2 ... $15.7m; up 11%) Profit before tax of $2.12m ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... Research and Markets has announced the addition ... 2016" report to their offering. ... The latest research Oesophageal Cancer Drugs Price ... in the global Oesophageal Cancer market. The research answers ... key drugs marketed for Oesophageal Cancer and their clinical attributes? How ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: