Global health research: A promising horizon

At its annual briefing, the Global Health Technologies Coalition launched its policy report, “Renewing US Leadership: Policies to advance global health research.” Also, panelists from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, PEPFAR, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation made passionate arguments for maintaining current investments.

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Threat to global health not over, just delayed

What does “sequestration” mean, and how might it be dangerous for global health? Sequestration legislation threatens across-the-board cuts to encourage Congress to work out a balanced budget on its own. If they can’t, sequestration authorizes the treasury to withhold funds …

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