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Courtney Carson is a policy and advocacy officer at GHTC, who leads GHTC's US advocacy portfolio.

Blog posts written by Courtney

Total of 17 blog posts

January 8, 2018

Five issues to watch in US global health R&D policy in 2018

2018 is shaping up to be another important year for US policy related to global health and medical research. As Congress returns for a busy work session and the White House continues to roll out policy reforms, here are the top five issues GHTC will be following in 2018.

August 27, 2017

7 ways CDC is keeping us safe from deadly diseases

The threat is real: defunding the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  (CDC) puts us all in danger, in every country of the globe.

May 22, 2017

Medical research, global health programs face steep cuts in Trump budget

On Tuesday, the Trump Administration released its full fiscal year 2018 budget proposal. This budget proposes significant cuts to programs that support global health and medical research at the National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the US Agency for International Development.

May 2, 2017

Global health and medical research saved from spending cuts in FY17 budget agreement

What global health R&D advocates need to know about the FY2017 budget agreement.

March 21, 2017

Trump budget proposes steep cuts to research and foreign assistance that will threaten global health research

What global health advocates need to know about the President's "skinny" budget.

February 28, 2017

President Trump wants to "cure the illnesses that plague us." That means we must invest in R&D

The United States can lead the world toward President Trump’s vision of accelerating cures for diseases that have plagued humanity, but not if we retreat from international engagement and development efforts—including strong engagement in global health R&D.