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 provides a snapshot of global non-communicable disease efforts and examines the U.S. government’s role in addressing non-communicable diseases worldwide, including current activities, funding, and key issues.
This fact sheet examines the U.S. government’s role in international family planning and reproductive health worldwide, including the history of U.S. government involvement, current programs and funding, and key issues.
This fact sheet provides an overview of key positions and officials serving in U.S. government departments and agencies whose responsibilities include global health policy and related areas.
The U.S. Government and International Family Planning & Reproductive Health: Statutory Requirements and Policies
This fact sheet summarizes the major statutory requirements and policies pertaining to U.S. global family planning/reproductive health (FP/RH) efforts over time and identifies those currently in effect. These laws and policies collectively serve to direct how U.S. funds are spent, to where and which organizations funds are provided, and generally shape the implementation and define the scope of U.S. global FP/RH activities. This fact sheet provides an update on the status of provisions examined in more depth in the 2012 Kaiser Family Foundation issue brief Statutory Requirements & Policies Governing U.S. Global Family Planning and Reproductive Health Efforts.
This fact sheet provides an overview of U.S. government global health policy and engagement.
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.
This fact sheet explains the U.S. government’s role in addressing the global tuberculosis epidemic, including the history of U.S. involvement and funding trends.