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Congress Releases FY15 Omnibus

Congress released the FY 2015 Omnibus bill (H.R. 83) on December 9, 2014, which includes funding for U.S. global health programs at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Department of State, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well as agency-wide emergency funding to address…

Senate Appropriations Committee releases FY15 Health & Human Services Appropriations Bill

The Senate Committee on Appropriations released the FY 2015 Departments of Labor, Health & Human Services, Education and Related Agencies appropriations bill. A draft report released by the committee provided funding levels for global health programs at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the John E. Fogarty…

Congress Releases FY17 Omnibus

On May 1, 2017, Congress released the FY 2017 Omnibus bill (and explanatory statements), which provides funding for the U.S. government through the rest of the fiscal year including for U.S. global health programs at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Department of State, and the Centers for…

White House Submits FY17 Reduction Options to Congress

The White House submitted proposed cuts for FY17 to Congress on March 24, 2017. These proposed cuts would be used to offset the Administration’s FY17 supplemental funding request, which was included in its FY18 “skinny budget” request released on March 16, 2017 (see Table 4 in the budget blueprint) that…

House Appropriations Committee approves FY2015 State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Bill

The House Committee on Appropriations approved the FY 2015 State and Foreign Operations Appropriations bill (also see the associated report), which includes funding for U.S. global health programs at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the State Department (see table below) comprising a significant portion of U.S. funding for global health…

White House releases FY 2014 Budget Request

The White House released the FY 2014 budget request, which included funding for U.S. global health activities.  Overall, funding for global health programs (at USAID and the State Department combined) increased in the FY 2014 request as compared to FY12 actual and FY13 estimated levels. This varied by specific global…

White House Releases FY16 Budget Request

The White House released the FY 2016 budget request on February 2, 2015, which includes funding for U.S. global health programs. A significant portion of U.S. funding for global health, including funding at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Department of State, is outlined in the State…

White House Releases FY18 Budget Request

The White House released its FY 2018 budget request to Congress on May 23, 2017, which includes significant cuts to global health funding. It seeks to shift the U.S. approach to development, stating that, the request “prioritizes and focuses foreign assistance in regions and on programs that advance U.S. national…