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House Committee Releases FY15 State And Foreign Operations Appropriations Bill

The U.S. House Committee on Appropriations on Monday released its FY 2015 State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Bill, which includes the majority of U.S. funding for global health.

House Committee on Appropriations: Appropriations Committee Releases Fiscal Year 2015 State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Bill
“…The bill prioritizes funding for diplomatic operations, foreign assistance, and security activities…” (6/16).

Kaiser Family Foundation: House Appropriations Committee releases FY 2015 State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Bill
A Policy Tracker from the foundation states, “The House Committee on Appropriations released the FY 2015 State and Foreign Operations Appropriations bill, which includes funding for U.S. global health programs at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the State Department (see table below) comprising a significant portion of U.S. funding for global health (total funding for global health is not currently available as some funding provided through USAID, HHS, and DoD is not yet available)…” (6/16).

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Christine Lubinski, vice president for global health at the Infectious Diseases Society of America, discusses the FY15 State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Bill (6/17).

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