Existential Threat of Covid-19

This briefing paper by Research!America provides an overview of the existential threat that COVID-19 continues to pose to our society. We ask that you take a moment to urge your representatives in Congress to support passage of an additional funding measure using this editable email.

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ASPPH Appropriations Priorities for FY2023

Please see below the Appropriations Priorities the ASPPH suggests for FY2023. National Institutes of Health (NIH) – $49.0 B $110.0 M to fund NIH Fogarty International Center $1.0 B to fund Advanced Research Projects for Health(ARPA-H) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – $11.0 B $37.0 M to fund CDC Prevention Research Centers $20.0…

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Press Release: Protect the Public, Pass Gun Safety Regulations

The Washington DC-based Consortium of Universities for Global Health (www.cugh.org) calls on the US Congress to pass publicly supported gun safety regulations.  The massacre of innocent children in Uvalde, Texas, and the targeted slaughter of African American civilians in Buffalo, are the latest and most visible examples of the preventable public health gun violence crisis…

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A CALL TO ACTION TO REFORM GLOBAL HEALTH PARTNERSHIPS

The global health enterprise has improved the well-being of people. However, structural inequities persist within the sector. This contributes to inequality and impacts Sustainable Development Goals.    Read the full article, published in The BMJ, and authored by UGHE’s Agnes Binagwaho, and CUGH’s Executive Director, Keith Martin, among others, and sign our call to action…

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The Invasion of Ukraine is an Evolving Global Health Crisis; CUGH Calls on Russia to Withdraw its Troops Immediately

The unprovoked invasion of Ukraine by Russia is an egregious assault on a peaceful democracy. This attack violates international norms, treaties, and the Geneva Conventions. It is inflicting loss of life, disability, and the destruction of Ukraine’s economy and its environment. The attacks against Ukraine’s nuclear facilities and threats to use nuclear weapons by President…

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Ban the Poaching of Health Care Workers from Low-Income Countries

A lack of access to healthcare professionals is an enormous and growing global challenge. The WHO estimates a projected shortfall of 18 million health workers by 2030. The situation, however, is most dire in low-low middle-income countries (LLMICs) where the disease burden across noncommunicable diseases and infectious diseases is the highest.  Some of these countries…

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