APHA advocates on Zimbabwe, budget.In other APHA advocacy news, the Association:
* sent a May letter to U.N. Secretary-general sec·re·tar·y-gen·er·al
n. pl. sec·re·tar·ies-gen·er·al
A principal executive officer, as in certain political parties or governmental bodies such as the United Nations. Ban Ki-moon Ban Ki-Moon (bän kē-mn), 1944–, South Korean diplomat, secretary-general of the United Nations (2007–), b. Chungju, grad. Seoul National Univ. (B.S. and African Union African Union (AU), international organization established in 2002 by the nations of the former Organization of African Unity (OAU). The AU is the successor organization to the OAU, with greater powers to promote African economic, social, and political integration, Chair Alpha Oumar Konare urging the leaders to condemn To adjudge or find guilty of a crime and sentence. To declare a building or ship unsafe for use or occupancy. To decide that a navigable vessel is a prize or is unfit for service. ongoing violence in Zimbabwe and protect the health and humanitarian needs of its residents; and
* expressed support in a June letter sent to House Budget Committee Chair John Spratt, D-S.C., for a federal fiscal year 2009 budget agreement that includes more than $59 billion for health discretionary programs.
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