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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Views on the U.S. Role in Global Health Update: Chartpack

This is a chartpack of a survey that builds on the Foundation’s previous survey work in measuring Americans’ attitudes toward U.S. global health investments and priorities. The survey tracks some questions that were asked earlier in 2009, and delves into some new questions about specific areas of global health spending…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) and Global Health

This fact sheet describes the functions, governance, funding, and approach of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), a U.S.government corporation established to promote economic growth and poverty reduction by financing development efforts through country-led compacts in low and middle income countries, with a particular focus on MCC’s engagement in global health.

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

The U.S. Global Health Initiative: Overview & Budget Analysis

In April 2010, the Foundation issued a policy brief examining key issues affecting the U.S. Global Health Initiative (GHI). This policy brief and chartpack provide a detailed breakdown of the U.S. budget for the global health programs in President Obama’s GHI, announced in May 2009. In addition, the regularly updated Budget…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Health in Haiti and the U.S. Government Involvement

This fact sheet profiles the health status of Haiti prior to the devastating earthquake that hit the island nation on January 12, 2010. It reviews the major U.S. government global health and development programs operating in Haiti and examines the U.S. response to the quake and the future health challenges…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

The U.S. Global Health Initiative: Key Issues

This policy brief analyzes several key issues and questions on the Obama administration’s new U.S. Global Health Initiative (GHI), a proposed six-year effort building on existing disease-specific initiatives to combat HIV, tuberculosis and malaria, while increasing attention to other areas, including maternal and child health, family planning and reproductive health,…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

2012 Survey of Americans on the U.S. Role in Global Health

This survey is the fourth in a series by the Foundation that explores the American public’s views and knowledge of U.S. efforts to improve health for people in developing countries. The survey examines perceptions about foreign aid in general and U.S. spending on global health specifically, including views on the…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Responding to AIDS at Home and Abroad: How the U.S. and Other High Income Countries Compare

This report examines the United States’ response to HIV over the last 30 years compared to that of other high-income countries. The report compares the U.S. to seven other similarly situated nations – Australia, Canada, France, the Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom – noting patterns and themes that…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Raising the Profile of Diplomacy in the U.S. Global Health Response: A Backgrounder on Global Health Diplomacy

The United States recently announced plans to create an Office of Global Health Diplomacy at the State Department, designed to promote the use of diplomacy to advance U.S. global health efforts and support the next phase of the U.S. Global Health Initiative (GHI) in the diplomatic arena. While the office…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Trends in U.S. Funding for HIV/AIDS

These updated documents, “Trends in U.S. Government Funding for HIV/AIDS,” provide an analysis of U.S. federal funding for HIV/AIDS since fiscal year (FY) 1981. The issue brief and chartpack present data and trends in the major categories of funding—care, cash and housing assistance, research, prevention, and global/international—over time. Cumulatively through…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Survey of Americans on HIV/AIDS, Part One: Global HIV/AIDS – Toplines

These survey findings of Americans’ views on global HIV/AIDS are part of Kaiser’s national “Survey of Americans on HIV/AIDS,” conducted in spring 2004. Other portions of the national survey will be released this summer. This portion of the survey explores such issues as foreign aid, general knowledge about the global…

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