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Senate Appropriations Committee approves FY14 Health & Human Services Appropriations Bill

The Senate Committee on Appropriations approved the FY 2013 Labor, Health & Human Services, Education and Related Agencies appropriations bill (S. 1284) by a vote of 16-14. A report (113-71) released by the committee provided the funding levels for global health programs at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the John E. Fogarty International Center. Additional funding for global health programs and research conducted by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is not yet available.

Note: The majority of U.S. global health funding is provided through the State & Foreign Operations appropriations bill which has not yet been introduced.

Area FY12 Final (millions) FY14 Senate (millions) Difference: Senate – FY12 (millions)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Global AIDS Program $117.1 $116.9 $-0.2 (-0.2%)
Global Immunization $160.3 $195.0 $34.7 (21.7%)
Polio Eradication $111.3 $146.1 $34.8 (31.3%)
Other Global Immunization $49.0 $48.9 $-0.1 (-0.2%)
Global Disease Detection and Emergency Response $41.6 $41.5 $-0.1 (-0.2%)
Parasitic Diseases and Malaria $19.4 $19.3 $0.0 (-0.2%)
Global Public Health Capacity Development $9.2 $19.2 $10.0 (108.3%)
Total CDC Funding $347.6 $392.0 $44.4  (12.8%)
John E. Fogarty International Center $69.6 $72.4 $2.8 (4%)

Note: The President’s FY 2014 Budget Request for CDC includes a realignment of funding that is not taken into account in the Senate appropriations bill. As a result, a direct comparison between the FY 2014 Budget Request and the Senate appropriations bill is not possible.

Additional Information:

Access the Senate Committee on Appropriations press release summarizing the appropriations bill here.