2018 is shaping up to be another important year for US policy related to global health and medical research. As Congress returns for a busy work session and the White House continues to roll out policy reforms, here are the top five issues GHTC will be following in 2018.
Courtney Carson, MA
Policy and Advocacy Officer
Blog posts written by Courtney
Total of 17 blog posts
The threat is real: defunding the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) puts us all in danger, in every country of the globe.
On Tuesday, the Trump Administration released its full fiscal year 2018 budget proposal. This budget proposes significant cuts to programs that support global health and medical research at the National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the US Agency for International Development.
What global health R&D advocates need to know about the FY2017 budget agreement.
Trump budget proposes steep cuts to research and foreign assistance that will threaten global health research
What global health advocates need to know about the President's "skinny" budget.
The United States can lead the world toward President Trump’s vision of accelerating cures for diseases that have plagued humanity, but not if we retreat from international engagement and development efforts—including strong engagement in global health R&D.