May 31, 2017
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On the heels of the Trump Administration’s FY 18 budget request, Friends of the Global Fight released this infographic, which demonstrates the human impact of a proposed $225 million budget cut to the U.S. commitment to the Global Fund. If enacted, the Global Fund calculates that a budget cut would translate to fewer lives saved, fewer infections averted and lost economic opportunities.
Protecting global health programs and U.S. foreign assistance overall is crucial to save lives and protect our country’s health security. Please watch Friends’ short video and take action by reaching out to your Congressional representatives today. The advocacy tool provided on this page will guide you through phone calls and emails to your lawmakers, providing talking points along the way.