President Obama just unveiled his fiscal year 2016
budget request – including cuts to key global health accounts. Funding for the
United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Neglected Tropical
Disease Program was cut by $13.5 million – a sharp decrease from required
This marks the fourth year in a row that President Obama has
recommended a significant cut to the NTD Program. This worrying trend must
Send an email to your Representative, encouraging them to protect
funding for this critical program. Congress has the opportunity to maintain or
increase funding for NTDs in 2016 – as they’ve done in the past.
Fill out the form below to send a letters to your
representative, urging them to maintain funding for NTDs.