May 13, 2011
Critics Claim U.S. Global Health Initiative Off to a Slow Start
Two years after the White House announced its Global Health Initiative (GHI), critics claim the Obama administration is off to a slow start, reports GlobalPost in a two-part series. GHI was intended to serve as a blueprint for how U.S. aid could improve international health care and save lives in the developing world. However, some analysts believe that the program will fall billions of dollars short of its original target, $63 billion over six years. GHI was designed to cut costs, focus on the health of women and girls and to combine health-related international U.S. efforts—including HIV/AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis and immunization—into one wide-ranging health service.
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