Trim defense budget, bolster health funding, advocates say

September 1999
Nation's Health;Sep99, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p1
Focuses on the call of health advocates in the United States for the increase in government health funding instead of alloting billions on the defense budget. Critical health needs that should be prioritized in health funding; Comment from Mohammad Akhter, executive director of the American Public Health Association; Significance of such diversion of funds.


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