Blog Post Examines 2 Differences Between House, Senate Versions Of Reach Act

Center for Global Development’s “Global Health Policy Blog”: Bill to Help Save Lives of Women and Children Gains More Bipartisan Support
Lauren Post, program associate at CGD, discusses the Reach Every Mother and Child Act of 2015 (Reach Act) and examines two differences between the House and Senate versions (HR 3706, S 1911) of the bill. Post notes, “First, the House bill gives the Maternal and Child Survival Coordinator greater authority. … Second, the House bill calls for the use of innovative public-private financing tools, but does not explicitly refer to development impact bonds…” (10/20).