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Kaiser Family Foundation Budget Summary Analyzes Global Health Aspects Of Senate FY18 SFOPs, HHS Appropriations Bills

Kaiser Family Foundation: Senate Appropriations Committee approves FY 2018 State & Foreign Operations (SFOPs) and Health & Human Services (HHS) Appropriations Bills
This budget summary highlights global health-related funding in the Senate FY 2018 State & Foreign Operations (SFOPs) and Labor, Health & Human Services (LHHS) appropriations bills, which were approved by the Senate Committee on Appropriations on September 7, 2017. Funding provided to the State Department and USAID through the Global Health Programs (GHP) account, which represents the bulk of global health assistance, totaled $8.6 billion, $135 million (2 percent) below the FY17 enacted level, $2.1 billion (33 percent) above the president’s FY18 request, and $269 million (3 percent) above the FY18 House level (9/11).

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