From the report summary: “This report provides an overview of the U.S. foreign aid program, by answering frequently asked questions on the subject.”
Reports & Factsheets
From the report summary: “This report analyzes the FY2009 request, recent-year funding trends, and congressional action for FY2009. This report will be updated to further reflect congressional action.”
From the report summary: “This report briefly discusses the legislation (State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs appropriation legislation) generally and then provides a short description of the various funding accounts as they appear in Division H, ‘Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2009,’ of the Omnibus Appropriations Act, 2009 (P.L. 111-8).”
The report compiles information from previous GAO reports and testimonies and evaluates the readiness of the U.S. government to address a possible influenza pandemic.
The report by the Federal Tuberculosis Task Force provides â€œspecific action steps and new activities that will require additional funding and a renewed commitment by government and nongovernmental organizations involved in domestic and international TB control efforts to be implemented effectively.â€
The Director of National Intelligence, Admiral Dennis C. Blair, presented the “Annual Threat Assessment of the Intelligence Community” to the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. The assessment includes analysis of global health issues and potential threats posed to the U.S.
The report “provides an overview of the U.S. foreign aid program, by answering frequently asked questions on the subject.”
CRS Report – PEPFAR Reauthorization: Key Policy Debates and Changes to U.S. International HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Malaria and Programs and Funding
“This report provides background on PEPFAR implementation and results” including: funding levels, key policy debates, and “key changes to programs and funding for U.S. international efforts to fight HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria programs as directed by the 110th Congress in the Lantos-Hyde Act as enacted.”
GAO Report – Developing Countries: The United States Has Not Fully Funded Its Share of Debt Relief, and the Impact of Debt Relief on Countries’ Poverty-Reducing Spending Is Unknown
The report provides an overview of debt relief to the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) and includes analysis on how the U.S. is financing debt relief efforts and how debt relief impacts the resources available to developing countries.
This report examines policy issues surrounding the U.S. debate on foreign assistance for family planning including the “Mexico City Policy” and funding for the U.N. Population Fund (UNFPA).