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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) and Global Health

This fact sheet examines the role of the MCC, a U.S.government corporation established to promote economic growth and povertyreduction by financing development efforts, including health projects, throughcountry-compacts in low and middle income countries.

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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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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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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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A National Household Survey of Health Inequalities in South Africa (2 volumes) – Toplines/Survey

A National Household Survey of Health Inequalities in South Africa (2 volumes) The first democratically elected government in South Africa has made improving health and health services for the historically underserved black majority a national priority. As part of this process, in June 1995, the Minister of Health, Dr. Nkosazana…

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Reality Check:  South Africans’ Views of the New South Africa

Reality Check: South Africans' Views of the New South AfricaA Report on a National Survey of the South Africa People, 1999 Reality Check is a joint project of the Henry J.Kaiser Family Foundation and Independent Newspapers. It is based on a national representative survey conducted face to face with 3,000…

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Survey of Americans on HIV/AIDS — Part Three: Experiences and Opinions by Race/Ethnicity and Age

These findings are the third part of a national survey of Americans’ views on HIV/AIDS, “Survey of Americans on HIV/AIDS,” conducted in spring 2004. It explores the views and experiences of, as well as the key differences among, African Americans, Latinos, Whites, and young people. The first part of the…

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Health Care and the 2004 Elections: HIV/AIDS

HIV/AIDSDownload a printable .pdf of Health Care and the 2004 Elections: HIV/AIDS.IssueBackgroundPolicy Challenges Facing the Response to HIV/AIDSAssessing Candidate PositionsIssueHIV/AIDS is a critical issue to many who may have questions for candidates concerning their positions on the U.S. response to the epidemic at home and abroad. The U.S. is faced…

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“Seryozha” A Documentary on Children and HIV/AIDS in Russia

“Seryozha” is a documentary film about orphans living on the streets of St. Petersburg, Russia, some of whom are HIV-positive or have lost parents to AIDS. Filmmaker Denis Kuzmin follows the life of one orphan and through him tells the larger story of “street kids” exposed to drugs, sex and…

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