Infographic: How Budget Cuts Would Impact Global Health

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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.

50 Million Reasons Why Support for the Global Fund Remains Bipartisan

In a rare moment of bipartisanship, Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT), Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA), Rep. Kay Granger (R-TX) and Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX) celebrate the Global Fund and the lifesaving impact of bipartisan U.S. leadership.