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Representative Barbara Lee on the Global HEALTH Act
You are not the only one encouraging your Congressperson to co-sponsor the Global HEALTH Act.?Representative Barbara Lee sent a letter to all her Congressional colleagues last week, urging them to support the bill. Check out her letter below. It outlines the four ways that the Global HEALTH Act will assist with the development and implementation of Obama's landmark Global Health Initiative. The Act will provide strategy, consistency and a greater emphasis on health workforce and health systems — all key to making foreign health policy that supports the right to health.Her letter includes a list of organizations from across the globe that support the Global HEALTH Act — including PHR. Organizations are continually being added to this list, and we encourage you all to contact your Congressperson and urge them to co-sponsor this bill, which will revolutionize foreign health aid and save lives.