TAG statement on President’s 2018 budget blueprint

Treatment Action Group (TAG) released a statement in strong opposition to the President’s 2018 budget blueprint.

The blueprint threatens research essential to ending the epidemics of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis (TB), and hepatitis C virus (HCV) in the United States and globally by cutting funding and eliminating programs. Massive and disruptive cuts to the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) research budget and the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) regulatory capacity will set back years of investment in public health and scientific research in the effort to eliminate these diseases.

To read the full statement, click here.

Sign-on letter to protect the NIH Fogarty International Center
Sign-on deadline: March 27, 2017

Source: Treatment Action Group

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By Treatment Action Group

Published: March 20, 2017, 11:30 p.m.

Last updated: March 21, 2017, 1:03 a.m.

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