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Kaiser Family Foundation Budget Summary Analyzes Global Health Aspects Of FY17 U.S. House SFOPs Bill

Kaiser Family Foundation: House Appropriations Committee approves FY 2017 State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Bill
This budget summary highlights global health-related funding contained in the FY 2017 State and Foreign Operations Appropriations bill approved by the House Appropriations Committee on Tuesday. The summary states, “Funding in the bill for the Global Health Programs (GHP) account, which includes the majority of global health funding, totaled $8.9 billion, $413 million (5%) above the FY16 enacted level, $340 million (4%) above the president’s FY17 request, and $252 million (3%) above the Senate FY17 SFOPs appropriations bill…” (7/13).