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Kaiser Family Foundation Budget Summary Analyzes Global Health Aspects Of President’s FY18 Budget Request

Kaiser Family Foundation: White House Releases FY18 Budget Request
This budget summary highlights global health-related funding proposals contained in President Trump’s FY 2018 budget request released on Tuesday. The request includes significant cuts to global health including a decline in funding provided to the State Department and USAID, which represents the bulk of global health assistance. Funding provided to the State Department and USAID (through the Global Health Programs account) would decline by more than $2.2 billion (-26%), from $8,725 million in FY 2017 to $6,481 million, which would be the lowest level of funding since FY 2008 (5/24).

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