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President's Budget for Global Health Far Short of What's Needed - Congress Must Fix
Date:2/1/2010

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obama's budget, transmitted to Congress this morning, includes $8.5 billion for a Global Health Initiative.  Based on projections to continue supporting robust U.S. programs to fight AIDS, TB and malaria and implement GHI priorities -- $16.4 billion is required in FY2011.  

The bottom line: "Through the appropriations process, the Congress has an opportunity and must work to get the Obama administration on the right track by fully funding PEPFAR, malaria and TB programs, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS TB and Malaria and to tackle other diseases laid out in the President's Global Health Initiative," asserted Dr. Paul Zeitz, Executive Director of the Global AIDS Alliance.

The Global Health Initiative reflects a genuine improvement in the U.S. approach to global security and development.  But the funds requested will not fully implement the Global Health Initiative; in fact – this is a minimalist approach to Global Health. "I expected more from this administration," noted Dr. Jeffrey Sachs, Special Advisor to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on the Millennium Development Goals. "The President campaigned with wonderful words, pointing out that development is part of the path to global security.  But he's not following through on those words with real programmatic work...This is a blunder.  Somebody at OMB just doesn't realize what's happening on the international scene."

The need to fill in the gap between rhetoric and action is urgent. Human lives and global security hang in the balance. The U.S. already aggressively employs Defense and Diplomacy in its approach to nati
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