Health and science winners in Obama budget

Kondro, Wayne
March 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/9/2010 Supplement, Vol. 182, pE210
Academic Journal
The article reports on the blueprint by U.S. President Barack Obama for fiscal year 2010/2011 in the U.S. It states that President Obama's blueprint is proposing to spend 900.8 million US dollars on health and human services. It notes that the bulk of the money which is 818 million dollars will be for Medicare and Medicaid that cover health services for the poor and the elderly. It adds that the budget focuses on priority areas that include genomics and translational research.


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