President Trump Proposes Deep Cuts to National Institutes of Health

Headlines Mar 30, 2017

Meanwhile, President Trump is calling for even deeper cuts to the National Institutes of Health, after proposing a 20 percent cut to the agency in his budget proposal earlier this month. On Tuesday, the president suggested slashing $1.2 billion from the NIH immediately. The cuts would halt medical research already underway, end the State Department’s Global Health Security fund, and shave tens of millions of dollars from programs combating HIV/AIDS and teen pregnancy.

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