Treatment Action Group condemns murderous White House-proposed 2018 budget cuts for health and research

| May 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
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This statement is being sent on behalf of our partners at Treatment Action Group:

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The full disclosure of President Trump’s FY18 budget reaffirms the current administration’s intention of scaling-back critical progress in programs and research made in the fight against HIV/AIDS, TB, HCV, and other domestic and global health issues. Treatment Action Group, alongside many partner organizations, calls on all members of Congress to immediately ensure these proposed cuts are dead on arrival.

In presenting the budget on May 23, Mick Mulvaney, Director of the White House Office of Management of Budget (OMB), contended that cuts and reductions made across agencies such as the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the National Science Foundation (NSF), and others were not to be deemed as “anti-science.” Yet the net effect of the full budget proposal on promising scientific research and programs undertaken and supported by these agencies tells a much different story.

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Category: National HIV/AIDS Policy

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