Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues…

Trending on kff Medicare & Medicaid at 50 Individual Market Medicaid Expansion

Kaiser Daily Global Health Policy ReportUS Global Health Policy Search Results « » The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

US Global Health Policy

  • your selections
Clear Search

Filter Results

date

Tags

  • results
Examining USAID’s ‘Saving Lives At Birth’ Award Finalists

In an Atlantic editorial, global health editor Olga Khazan examines USAID’s maternal and child health efforts abroad, noting the agency’s announcement of the award finalists for its “Saving Lives at Birth” initiative on Wednesday. “The agency has been working on maternal health since 1989, but now, USAID has partnered with…

Security Adviser Rice Calls For More Partnerships To Address Infant, Maternal Mortality Challenges

“U.S. National Security Adviser Susan Rice called for more ‘eureka moments’ and ‘unorthodox partnerships’ on Wednesday, as she addressed scientists working on decreasing infant and maternal mortality in poor countries” at a USAID event to announce the award finalists for the agency’s “Saving Lives at Birth” initiative,” Agence France-Presse reports…

White House World Hepatitis Day Event Shows Government Commitment To Confront Disease

Noting July 28 was World Hepatitis Day, Ronald Valdiserri, HHS deputy assistant secretary for health for infectious diseases and director of the HHS Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy, writes in the AIDS.gov blog about a White House event that “brought together more than 200 stakeholders from the domestic…

Blogs Highlight Global Health Budget Requests In Senate, House Appropriations Bills

In the Center for Global Development’s (CGD) “Global Health Policy” blog, Jenny Ottenhoff, policy outreach associate at CGD, examines the FY 2014 requests for global health in the proposed Senate and House State and Foreign Operations appropriations bills. “Both bills won approval by their respective committees,” she notes, adding, “But…

USAID, U.S. Treasury Release New Aid Data Sets

“For the first time ever, you can visit the Foreign Assistance Dashboard and check out how our partners have spent our dollars,” USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah writes in the agency’s “IMPACTblog,” noting the “unprecedented release of new financial data includes over 30 database fields and nearly 53,000 records — all…

Global Community Must Work Together To Progress Against AIDS

Noting “[i]t’s been 13 years since the international community adopted the Millennium Development Goals [MDGs], an ambitious, self-imposed ‘report card’ for global development that helped focus attention and resources on issues like HIV and AIDS,” Jonathan Quick, president and CEO at Management Sciences for Health (MSH), and Jonathan Jay, bioethicist…

New CGD Policy Paper Examines PEPFAR Funding

Writing in the Center for Global Development’s (CGD) “Global Health Policy” blog, CGD researchers Victoria Fan and Rachel Silverman describe a new policy paper that attempts to answer the questions, “Where does scarce PEPFAR funding go? Which countries and implementers receive the bulk of PEPFAR funds? And what factors influence…

Feed The Future To Focus On Innovation, Women, IPS Reports

“In the face of global climate change and currency devaluation, improved strategies are being used to combat high international poverty and malnutrition rates, and to increase global food security,” Inter Press Service reports, noting the launch last week of two new Feed the Future innovation labs. The news service highlights…

Global Food Security Act Would Create White House Coordinator For Food Position

“The Global Food Security Act (HR 2822), introduced Thursday by Rep. Betty McCollum (D-Minn.), would appoint a White House Coordinator for Food, Nutrition, and Agricultural Development. It’s a ‘food ambassador’ of sorts,” author William Lambers writes in an opinion piece in The Hill’s “Congress Blog.” He continues, “It will be…

HHS Assistant Secretary For Global Affairs Recognizes World Hepatitis Day

“World Hepatitis Day — observed annually on July 28 — is a day to remember the millions around the world, as well as those here in the U.S., who have lost their lives to or are suffering from viral hepatitis,” HHS Assistant Secretary for Global Affairs Nils Daulaire writes in…