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Panel to establish plan for global healthcare

Boston Globe, April 22, 2009
A high-level commission will develop a blueprint for how to get the most out of record levels of global health aid by enlisting lawmakers, pharmaceutical executives, and a wide array of specialists to recommend ways the U.S. government can better coordinate helping the world's most vulnerable people. The bipartisan Commission on Smart Global Health Policy was given a mandate to identify a more comprehensive strategy for spending the estimated $10 billion dedicated each year to assisting the most disease-plagued nations.