Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, March 5th, 2002
To prevent sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and out-of-wedlock pregnancies, Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy G. Thompson announced that the president's budget "reflects a $33 million increase over 2002 to fund abstinence-only education, fulfilling the President's pledge to fund abstinence only programs at $135 million."
"We support funding a broad array of proven approaches to prevent the transmission of HIV/AIDS and other...
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