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Group Says U.S. Should Double Money Spent on Global Health (Voice of America)
December 16, 2008
In an interview with the Voice of America, CGD vice president and senior fellow Ruth Levine recommends a doubling of the global health commitment from $7.5 billion to $15 billion in the Obama Administration.
From the article:
"'We're recommending a doubling of the global health commitment from $7.5 billion to $15 billion,' said Dr. Ruth Levine of the Center for Global Development, who was on the board that released the report. 'Which sounds like a lot, but it would actually still be a drop in the bucket in terms of responding to the needs.'"