Defunding the WHO: An Assault on the World’s Poor

PRESS RELEASE | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE President Trump’s efforts to expedite defunding the World Health Organization’s operations should be of great concern to all US lawmakers and the American public regardless of their political stripe. Diseases do not recognize borders or a person’s politics. They are equal opportunity threats that kill and maim whoever is…

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Defending the Right To Vote Is Defending Public Health – CUGH Releases The National Campaign, “Global Health Votes”

PRESS RELEASE | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH), the world’s largest consortium of academic institutions addressing global health challenges just released “Global Health Votes” (GHV).  This national campaign is focused on mobilizing the hundreds of thousands of health workers and scientists across the United States to vote and ask…

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Blocking Funding to the CDC & NIH: A Clear Threat to American Lives

PRESS RELEASE | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE If the White House blocks funding to the NIH and CDC for testing and tracking the SARS-CoV-2 virus it will be threatening the health of all Americans. These two agencies are cornerstones in the battle to curb the pandemic and are working tirelessly to save lives. In contrast, the…

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US Medical Community: Speak Out & Defend Science and Dr. Fauci

PRESS RELEASE | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE If reports are true and the White House is discrediting Dr. Anthony Fauci, the Director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases, then the executive branch of the US government is engaging in another, shameful attack against a public servant doing their duty.

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Congress, Implement Known Solutions to Reduce Long-Standing Racial Disparities in the United States

PRESS RELEASE | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The protests roiling the United States, an expression of the visceral feelings of profound injustice felt by millions of Americans of color, is an opportunity for change. Deep structural disparities have widened over time, keeping millions of Americans from achieving their potential. Significant, unequal access to quality education, healthcare…

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The COVID-19 Outbreak: Slashing Global Health Funding & Muzzling Scientists Threatens US Security

PRESS RELEASE | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, DC– The COVID-19 outbreak, one of many deadly disease outbreaks that have occurred and will occur again, clearly shows the importance of funding institutions like the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institutes of Health, Health and Human Services, United States Agency for International Development, and the…

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