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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…

The U.S. Global Health Initiative (GHI)

This fact sheet looks at the components of the Global Health Initiative (GHI), a U.S.-based effort to develop a comprehensive, government-wide strategy for global health focused on the health challenges and needs of those in low- and middle-income countries. March 2012 (.pdf) Previous Versions: January 2012 (.pdf) February 2011 (.pdf)

Global HIV/AIDS Support from G8 Countries

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…

HIV/AIDS: Comparison of the Candidates’ Proposals

HIV/AIDS: Comparison of Candidate’s Proposals Download a printable.pdf of this document Bush-Cheney1 2 3 4 5 Kerry-Edwards6 7 GLOBAL HIV/AIDS Global HIV/AIDS Leadership & Funding President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)1,3 provides $15 billion over 5 years (FY 2004-FY 2008) to global HIV/AIDS, TB, and malaria efforts: Almost $10…

Reauthorization of PEPFAR, The United States Global Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Act: A Side-by-Side Comparison to Prior Law

In 2003, the United States committed $15 billion over five years (2004–2008) to fight global HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria. President Bush recently signed legislation reauthorizing the law for another five years with $48 billion in funding. A new side-by-side compares key provisions of the reauthorization and the original law. Side-by-Side…

New National Survey on American Views on the AIDS Crisis in Africa

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…

World AIDS Day 1998 – Youth And AIDS

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.

The President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI)

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.

Understanding the New UNAIDS Estimates

This fact sheet presents an overview of the updated estimates on the global HIV/AIDS epidemic, released by UNAIDS in November 2007. The fact sheet describes how the new estimates compare to prior estimates, what they mean for understanding the future course of the epidemic, and what the major factors were…