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Kaiser Family Foundation Budget Summary Analyzes Global Health Aspects Of House FY18 SFOPs, HHS Appropriations Bills

Kaiser Family Foundation: House Appropriations Subcommittees approve FY 2018 State & Foreign Operations (SFOPs) and Health & Human Services (HHS) Appropriations Bills
This budget summary highlights global health-related funding in the House FY 2018 State & Foreign Operations (SFOPs) and FY 2018 Labor, Health & Human Services (LHHS) appropriations bills, which were approved by the House Committee on Appropriations on Wednesday. Funding provided to the State Department and USAID through the Global Health Programs (GHP) account, which represents the bulk of global health assistance, totaled $8.3 billion, $404 million (5 percent) below the FY 2017 enacted level and $1.8 billion (28 percent) above the president’s FY18 request. Funding provided to CDC for global health matched the FY17 enacted level ($435.1 million) and was $85.1 million (24 percent) above the president’s FY18 request (7/19).