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GHTC joins sign-on letter urging passage of FY20 Defense appropriations bill to protect funding for Defense Health Research Programs

GHTC joined 103 organizations in endorsing a letter to House and Senate leadership urging them to complete final negotiations on the fiscal year (FY) 2020 Defense Appropriations Act and pass the bill in order to protect funding for the Defense Health Research Programs, including the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs—which have historically supported research on global health issues like malaria and tuberculosis.

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PATH/Eric Becker
GHTC joins sign-on letter urging swift passage of FY20 appropriations bills to avoid negative consequences for science and research

GHTC joined 162 organizations in endorsing a letter to House and Senate leadership urging them to complete work on the fiscal year (FY) 2020 appropriations bills as soon as possible, given that the uncertainty created by short-term continuing resolutions can have “severe consequences for science and research.”

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GHTC sends letter urging Congressional appropriators to include report language on BARDA in F20 bill

GHTC sent a letter to House and Senate appropriators urging them to include in the final fiscal year (FY) 2020 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies bill report language emphasizing the role of the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) in advancing R&D for naturally-occurring health threats and requesting a delineation of BARDA’s investments in this area in its annual five-year budget plan. 

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