This fact sheet looks at the U.S. government’s policy and funding for Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), a group of parasitic and bacterial tropical infections that primarily affect the most impoverished and vulnerable populations in the world.
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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.
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…
This fact sheet looks at the history, funding, and future outlook of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the U.S. government’s major global initiative to combat HIV/AIDS.
This fact sheet provides a snapshot of how much member nations of the G8 are spending to support efforts to address global HIV/AIDS in highly affected countries through programs of prevention, care, and impact mitigation. Included is a summary of bilateral assistance and multilateral assistance through the Global Fund. Fact…
To shed light on Americans’ views about the state of the HIV/AIDS epidemic worldwide and the role of the U.S. in addressing the global epidemic, the Kaiser Family Foundation conducted a national survey of Americans about their attitudes towards HIV/AIDS globally and in sub-Saharan Africa, in particular. This survey examines…
A summary of findings from the Foundation’s survey of teens on HIV, and other relevant facts about how young people are being affected by HIV/AIDS.
This fact sheet examines the history, structure and strategy behind the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), an interagency effort run by the U.S. Agency for International Development and implemented together with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
This fact sheet explain the U.S. government’s role in addressing the global tuberculosis epidemic, including the history of U.S. involvement and funding trends.
This fact sheet examines the GAVI Alliance (also known as GAVI), an independent, public-private partnership and multilateral funding mechanism that aims to increase access to immunization in poor countries. The fact sheet also explores the role that the U.S. government plays in supporting the partnership. Created in 1999, GAVI began operations in January 2000 and by the end of 2013 had received over $9 billion in donor financing and disbursed over $6.4 billion to support immunization programs in 76 low- and middle-income countries. The U.S. has an important governmental donor to GAVI, providing approximately 11% of all contributions received by the Alliance through the end of 2013.