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Kaiser Family Foundation Budget Summary Analyzes Global Health Aspects Of President’s FY17 Budget Request

Kaiser Family Foundation: White House Releases FY17 Budget Request
This budget summary highlights global health-related funding proposals contained in President Obama’s FY 2017 budget request released on Tuesday. In the request, “…funding for global health programs at USAID and the State Department … would total $8,577 million, which is $73 million above the FY 2016 enacted level. Malaria, maternal and child health (MCH), and family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH) funding increased in the FY 2017 request compared to FY16, while funding for global health security, bilateral HIV, and the U.S. contribution to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria remained flat. Funding for tuberculosis, neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), nutrition, and vulnerable children, however, all declined compared to FY 2016…” (2/9).

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