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February 2012
Global ID
PEPFAR Takes Hit in Obama’s FY2013 Budget

President Obama’s budget proposal for the 2013 fiscal year includes $1.65 billion in funding—an increase of 26.9 percent—for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria to meet the U.S pledge of $4 billion over three years. But the welcome increase comes at the expense of the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), which would be cut by $542.9 million—almost 13 percent. Learn more about the budget on the Science Speaks blog.

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