Former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist announced he will head a years-long global project to save the lives of millions children who die each year because of a lack of cheap medicines or simple medical care.
A new campaign headed by former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist will seek to drum up awareness and support for efforts to reduce childhood mortality around the world.
Since abandoning a widely expected bid for the Republican presidential nomination, former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist of Tennessee has looked toward an unlikely role model for his post-politics career: Al Gore.
The unlikely duo of former political rivals Republican Bill Frist and Democrat Tom Daschle announced Monday what Frist called an "unprecedented" campaign to push global poverty as an issue in the 2008 presidential campaign.
Jun 03 2007
Dr. Bill Frist, the former Senate majority leader who left office in January, will re-emerge on the national scene in the coming weeks with two initiatives focused on using global health as a way to promote peace.
Global Health: A Pressing Foreign Policy Issue of Our Time
Apr 02 2007
Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Brazil, France, Indonesia, Norway, Senegal, South Africa, and Thailand. "Oslo Declaration Policy: Global Health--A Pressing Foreign Policy Issue of Our Time," The Lancet. Vol 369. pp. 1373-1378.