Faces of Austerity: How Budget Cuts Hurt America’s Health
Date: July 16, 2014
A new report from the U.S. Coalition for Health funding, Faces of Austerity: How Budget Cuts Hurt America’s Health, provides a close look at the impact of budget cuts across the public health continuum—from the shuttering of programs to recruit primary care physicians to rural areas, to programs designed to prevent the next measles outbreak. It is the product of months of collaborative work on behalf of 90 national health organizations representing more than 100 million patients, health care providers, public health professionals, and scientists nationwide. Read stories of scientists, public health advocates, and others who have been hurt by NIH budget cuts. View the report along with an interactive map detailing different ways budget cuts are felt across the country.