Maurice Middleberg of IntraHealth International discusses the moral necessity of US spending on global health programs.
Miracles are not free. They cost eight cents a day, the average cost to each American citizen for the UScontribution to saving lives among the world’s poorest, about one-fifth of one percent of the US government budget. Some people say eight cents is too much.
Dr. Paul Farmer is being considered to head a newly overhauled foreign assistance program, according to sources.