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Growing Partisan Split On U.S. Government Engagement In Global Health, New Kaiser Family Foundation Survey, Report Suggest

Publications discuss several new resources from the Kaiser Family Foundation examining the American public’s and experts’ views on U.S. global health engagement.

AJMC.com: Partisan Divide Over U.S. Global Health Spending Grows
“The partisan divide regarding the U.S. government’s approach to global health care has increased, according to a new survey from the Kaiser Family Foundation. As a whole, Americans tend to support U.S. involvement in world affairs, with 65 percent in favor of the nation taking a major global role. Opinions vary, however, on the extent to which the U.S. should be involved and how, especially in terms of health care…” (Diaz, 1/21).

Becker’s ASC Review: 5 key notes on Americans’ views on U.S. involvement in global health
“…1. Fifty-three percent of respondents said the U.S. government is doing enough to improve health for people in developing countries. 2. Almost half (46 percent) said the United States is doing ‘more than its fair share’ compared to other wealthy countries…” (Rechtoris, 1/20).

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