Institute of Medicine advisory: 'Global Health Priorities for the New Administration'

December 12, 2008

A new report from the Institute of Medicine, THE U.S. COMMITMENT TO GLOBAL HEALTH: RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE NEW ADMINISTRATION, examines why a commitment to global health is an important investment for the United States, even in light of the current economic situation. The report describes areas that require the most attention, emphasizes key goals the incoming administration should strive to meet, and makes specific recommendations regarding funding and coordination of U.S. global health activities.
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Reporters may obtain copies by contacting the National Academies' Office of News and Public Information, tel. 202-334-2138 or e-mail news@nas.edu. Advance copies will be available to reporters only starting at noon on Friday, Dec. 12. THE REPORT IS EMBARGOED AND NOT FOR PUBLIC RELEASE BEFORE 11 A.M. EST ON MONDAY, DEC. 15.

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

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