LIVE Webcast To Discuss President Obama’s Budget for Global Health
At 1 p.m. ET today, the Kaiser Family Foundation will hold a live, interactive webcast with an expert panel examining the global health aspects of President Obama's recently released Fiscal Year 2010 budget proposal. The panel will discuss what has been allocated to support global health efforts abroad, including programs such as PEPFAR and the President's Malaria Initiative (PMI). The panel will also address other issues relating to the U.S. funding for global health programs and what the next steps are for the budget with Congress.
Kaiser Family Foundation Vice President Jen Kates, will moderate the discussion and the following panelists will take questions from viewers, which can be submitted ahead of time or during the live program to email@example.com:
Ezekiel Emanuel, special advisor for health policy, White House Office of Management and Budget
Tom Hart, senior director of U.S. Government Relations, ONE
Allen Moore, distinguished fellow, Stimson Center
Tim Westmoreland, visiting professor and senior scholar in Health Law, Georgetown Law and consulting counsel, House Committee on Energy and Commerce
This webcast is part of the Foundation's U.S. Global Health Policy: In Focus series, which is devoted to discussing current and critical issues facing the U.S. Each live webcast features experts in the field tackling tough global health problems who will speak about the U.S. government's role and answer questions from webcast viewers.This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.