CORONAVIRUS & U.S. GLOBAL HEALTH
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    COVID-19 Coronavirus Tracker – Updated as of May 17

    This tracker provides the number of cases and deaths from novel coronavirus by country, the trend in case and death counts by country, and a global map of showing which countries have cases and deaths. There have been over 7.2 million confirmed cases and 411,000 confirmed deaths worldwide. There have been nearly 2 million confirmed cases and 112,000 confirmed deaths in the United States.

  • Global COVID-19 Vaccine Equity: U.S. Policy Options and Actions to Date

    This brief examines U.S. policy options for helping expand global access to COVID-19 vaccines, focusing on four main areas: in-kind donations of vaccine doses, additional funding for global access mechanisms like COVAX, helping expand global vaccine manufacturing, and relaxing or waiving intellectual property protections on vaccine technologies. We summarize what the administration has done to date in these areas and policy issues related to each.

  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    COVAX and the United States

    This issue brief provides an overview of COVAX, the global mechanism to secure and deliver COVID-19 vaccines. The brief details COVAX’s organization, conditions for country participation, activities, and financing structure. Additionally, it looks at the history and remaining key issues of U.S. engagement with COVAX.

  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    Global COVID-19 Vaccine Access: A Snapshot of Inequality

    This policy watch examines global access to COVID-19 vaccines by country income level, assessing country income levels’ shares of purchased doses and potential vaccination coverage, while also looking closely at the potential impact of COVAX in addressing vaccine access disparity between high-income and low- and middle-income countries.

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  • U.S. Global Health Budget Tracker

    This tracker provides regularly updated information on U.S. government funding for global health. It includes historical trends and tracks funding levels throughout the appropriations process. Data can be customized by fiscal year, sector, and U.S. agency. 

  • Assessing Global HIV Targets in PEPFAR Countries: A Dashboard

    A new KFF analysis finds that across 46 PEPFAR countries and among six different indicators of progress, the majority (40) has met at least one target. The analysis is part of a dashboard that provides a detailed look at progress being made to address the HIV/AIDS epidemic in countries where PEPFAR operates.

  • U.S. Global Health Legislation Tracker

    This tracker provides a listing of global health-related legislation introduced in the current Congress.

  • Breaking Down the U.S. Global Health Budget by Program Area

    The U.S. government is the largest donor to global health in the world. This fact sheet breaks down the U.S. global health budget by program area: HIV/PEPFAR; tuberculosis (TB); malaria/the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI); the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria; maternal & child health (MCH); nutrition; family planning & reproductive health (FP/RH); global health security; and neglected tropical diseases (NTDs).

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