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Fact Sheet Examines U.S. HIV/AIDS Funding In President’s FY15 Budget Request

Kaiser Family Foundation: U.S. Federal Funding for HIV/AIDS: The President’s FY 2015 Budget Request The foundation has published a new fact sheet examining HIV/AIDS funding contained in President Obama’s FY 2015 federal budget request, released on March 4, 2014. The budget request includes an estimated $30.4 billion for combined domestic…

USAID To Shift $2.9B In Maternal, Child Health Funding To Target 24 High-Risk Countries

News outlets report on developments surrounding the “Acting on the Call: Ending Preventable Child and Maternal Deaths” meeting, held Wednesday and sponsored by USAID and the governments of Ethiopia and India, in collaboration with UNICEF, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and other partners. Devex: What USAID’s $2.9B maternal and…

‘Cargo Preference’ Provision In Coast Guard Authorization Bill Stalled In Senate

Al Jazeera America: Food fight: Coast Guard bill could limit aid to hungry “…The regulation in question is known as ‘cargo preference,’ a 60-year-old provision that says a certain percentage of U.S. food aid must get transported aboard U.S. vessels, even if foreign carriers offer a lower price. Researchers say…

Opinion Pieces Address Efforts To End Preventable Maternal, Child Deaths

The following opinion pieces address issues surrounding child survival and the “Acting on the Call: Ending Preventable Child and Maternal Deaths” meeting that took place on Wednesday in Washington, D.C. GlobalPost: Building on a movement for maternal, newborn, and child survival Kate Rogers, senior program manager for Committing to Child…

Blog Post Discusses Anti-Gay Legislation, HIV Criminalization

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: Anti-gay legislation, HIV criminalization and harm… We’re reading doctors’ warnings on how human rights abuses hurt public health Antigone Barton, writer and editor of “Science Speaks” and senior communications officer at the Center for Global Health Policy, provides a roundup of news and…

U.S. State Department Working To End Sexual Violence In Conflict

U.S. Department of State’s “DipNote”: Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict: Turning Commitment Into Action Catherine Russell, U.S. ambassador-at-large for global women’s issues, outlines several steps the State Department is taking to end sexual violence in conflict, writing, “[W]e remain steadfast in our commitment to advancing the status of women and…

Blog Post Examines Benefits, Challenges Of State Department’s ForeignAssistance.gov

Center for Global Development: ForeignAssistance.gov Is Getting Bigger; Here’s How to Make It Better Sarah Rose, senior policy analyst at the Center for Global Development, discusses the State Department’s release of foreign assistance data on the ForeignAssistance.gov website, outlining “why it’s still a good investment, the big challenges it faces,…

State Department’s Office Of Global Food Security Under New Leadership

U.S. Department of State’s “DipNote”: Secretary Kerry Appoints New Leadership for the Office of Global Food Security Elizabeth Buckingham, a nutrition and gender adviser in the Office of Global Food Security, notes Nancy Stetson was sworn in on Monday as the secretary’s special representative for global food security. “Her staff…

Mapping Maternal, Child HIV Transmission Could Bolster Support For Programs, Shah Says

Devex: USAID chief: Put maternal and childhood HIV on the map “The global health community could be ‘under-reporting and under-recognizing’ HIV prevalence as a cause of child death due to a growing gap between child and adult diagnosis and treatment, according to an expert panel who spoke in Washington, D.C.,…

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