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FY15 Health & Human Services Appropriations Bill Introduced in House

The Democratic (minority) members of the House Appropriations Labor, Health & Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Subcommittee announced the introduction of the “Departments of Labor, Health & Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015” (H.R. 5464). The bill specifies funding levels for global health programs at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the John E. Fogarty International Center (see table below). Additional funding for global health programs and research conducted by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is not yet available.

Note: The majority of U.S. global health funding is provided through the State & Foreign Operations (SFOPs) appropriations bills; learn more about the House SFOPs appropriations bill here and the Senate SFOPs appropriations bill here.

Learn more about the Senate FY15 Labor, HHS Appropriations bill here.

Department / Agency / Area FY14
Enacted
(millions)
FY15
Request
(millions)
FY15
House Bill
(millions)
FY15
Senate Bill (millions)
Difference (millions)
Senate –
FY14
Senate –
Request
Senate –
House
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Global HIV/AIDS $128.4 $128.7 $128.4 $128.4 $0
(0%)
$-0.3
(-0.2%)
$0
(0%)
Global Immunization $200.4 $210.9 Not Yet Known $210.8 $10.4
(5.2%)
$-0.1
(-0.1%)
Polio Eradication $150.5 $160.9 Not Yet Known $160.9 $10.4
(6.9%)
$0
(0%)
Other Global/Measles $49.8 $50.0 Not Yet Known $49.8 $0
(0%)
$-0.1
(-0.3%)
Parasitic Disease and Malaria $22.6 $24.4 Not Yet Known $24.4 $1.8
(7.9%)
$-0.1
(-0.2%)
Global Public Health Protection $62.1 $100.3 Not Yet Known $105.1 $43.0
(69.3%)
$4.9
(4.9%)
Global Health Security Initiative $45.0 Not Yet Known $40.0 NA $-5
(-11.1%)
Global Disease Detection & Emergency Response $44.3 $45.5 Not Yet Known Not Yet Known
Global Public Health Capacity Development $17.8 $9.8 Not Yet Known Not Yet Known
Ebola Response $30.0
Total CDC: $413.4 $464.3 $498.7 $468.7 $55.2
(13.4%)
$4.4
(0.9%)
$-30
(-6%)
Fogarty International Center (FIC)
Fogarty International Center (FIC) $67.4 $67.8 $69.0 $68.6 $1.2
(1.8%)
$0.9
(1.3%)
$-0.4
(-0.6%)

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