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Senate Appropriations Committee Releases FY 2022 State and Foreign Operations (SFOPs) and Labor Health and Human Services (Labor HHS) Appropriations Bills

The Senate Appropriations Committee released its FY 2022 State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs (SFOPs) (links to bill and report) and Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (Labor HHS) (links to bill and report) appropriations bills and accompanying reports on October 18, 2021. The SFOPs bill includes…

House Appropriations Committee Releases FY 2022 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (LHHS) Appropriations Bill

The House Appropriations Committee released the FY 2022 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (LHHS) appropriations bill on July 11, 2021 and accompanying report on July 14, 2021. The LHHS appropriations bill includes funding for U.S. global health programs provided to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)…

White House Releases Full FY 2022 Budget Request

President Biden released his full FY 2022 budget request to Congress on May 28, 2021 (an initial, topline discretionary FY 2022 budget proposal was released on April 9, 2021). The request includes an increase of almost $1 billion for global health programs, most of which (84%) is for global health…

Global Health Funding in the FY 2021 Omnibus

The FY 2021 omnibus appropriations bill (and accompanying reports), released by Congress on December 21, 2020, includes funding for U.S. global health programs at the State Department, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the National Institutes of Health (NIH).[i] The…

Asian Countries Top Bloomberg’s List Of Efficient Health Systems; U.S. In Bottom Tier

Bloomberg: Asia Trounces U.S. in Health-Efficiency Index Amid Pandemic “As a pandemic ravaged the world, Asian economies led by Hong Kong and Singapore topped a ranking of most-efficient health care systems. The Bloomberg Health-Efficiency Index, first conducted in 2013, tracks life expectancy and medical spending to determine which health-care systems…

Experts Weigh In On Trump’s Executive Order to Rebrand Foreign Aid

Devex: Experts caution Trump against hasty foreign aid rebrand “President Donald Trump’s plan to rebrand U.S. foreign aid with a single logo that ’embodies the values and generosity of the American people’ could put at risk six decades of global brand equity built up by the U.S. Agency for International…

Incoming Biden-Harris Administration Should Prioritize Food Security In U.S., Experts Write In Opinion Piece

IPS: Aren’t We Missing Food Security Experts in the Incoming President-Elect Biden-Kamala Harris Administration? Esther Ngumbi, assistant professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, and senior food security New Voices fellow with the Aspen Institute, and Ifeanyi McWilliams Nsofor, senior New Voices fellow with the Aspen Institute, senior…

New Issue Of NIH Fogarty International Center’s ‘Global Health Matters’ Newsletter Available Online

NIH Fogarty International Center: Fogarty International Center’s Global Health Matters The most recent issue of the Fogarty International Center’s newsletter contains various articles addressing global health topics, including one about women advocating for leadership roles in global health during the 2020 Women Leaders in Global Health Conference, and another on…

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