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The U.S. Government’s Global Health Policy Architecture: Structure, Programs and Funding

This report provides the first comprehensive look at the U.S. government agencies and programs involved in the nation’s global health response, including their funding and their approaches. Federal funding for such initiatives reached $9.6 billion in fiscal year 2008, more than double the amount just four years earlier.

The report also provides overviews of the large-scale global health initiatives of the U.S. government, information on which countries receive support from the U.S., and a review of the key laws governing U.S. global health policy and relevant Congressional committees.

Executive Summary (.pdf)

Report (.pdf)

Supplemental Exhibits:

Key U.S. Government Agency Positions and Officials in Global Health Policy & Related Areas (.pdf) (as of April 2012)

Major U.S. Global Health and Related Initiatives by Country (.pdf) (as of May 2012)

The Foundation also has issued a separate background report that provides a more detailed look at some of the research behind this report.