Extreme violence is forcing innocent civilians to flee northward from Central America to the US. Illegal drug consumption in North America is fueling the criminal gangs perpetrating these horrors. Learn more about the humanitarian catastrophe, including sexual violence inflicted upon women and girls taking the arduous trip, in the attachments below.
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This webinar, by two internationally recognized climate change experts: Prof. Madeleine Thomson, Senior Research Scientist, Intl. Research Institute, Columbia Univ. and Dr. Jon Patz, Director of the Global Heath Institute, Univ. Wisconsin, outlined the proposed cuts to US agencies involved in climate change that are in front of Congress and the impact they will have on the US and internationally. Ways individuals and communities can address climate change and what can be done to stop these cuts were also discussed.
On Thursday, June 22, 2017, the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies, a subcommittee of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, held a hearing to review the FY2018 budget request for the NIH. Click here to read Dr. Collins' testimony.
On Tuesday, June 20, 2017, Vice President of CSIS, Steve Morrison, and Senior Director of Policy and Research at ASPPH, Tony Mazzaschi, discussed what you can do to fight President Trump's proposed budget cuts to U.S. global health programs. CUGH Executive Director, Keith Martin, moderated the discussion.
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