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U.S. Funding for Global Polio, By Agency, FY 2009 – FY 2020 Request

The U.S. Government and Global Polio Efforts

This fact sheet provides a snapshot of global polio eradication efforts and examines the U.S. government’s role in addressing polio worldwide.

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Did you know More than 40 bills related to global health have been introduced in Congress?

U.S. Global Health Legislation Tracker

This tracker provides a listing of global health-related legislation introduced in the current Congress.

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Ebola cases in DRC as of Sept 23, 2019

The Current Ebola Outbreak and the U.S. Role: An Explainer

An outbreak of Ebola is currently ongoing in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), now the second largest Ebola epidemic ever recorded. This Issue Brief gives an overview of the current situation, explains the U.S. role in responding to the outbreak, and answers key questions about the broader global response.

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Key Global Health Positions and Officials in the U.S. Government

This fact sheet identifies key U.S. government global health positions and officials.

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MCC Disbursements for Health and Water/ Sanitation, and All Other Sectors, FY 2008-FY 2018

The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) and Global Health

This fact sheet describes the functions, governance, funding, and approach of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), with a particular focus on MCC’s engagement in global health.

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Did You Know the Mexico City Policy prohibits foreign NGOs from providing or promoting abortion services as a condition for receiving U.S. global health assistance?

The Mexico City Policy: An Explainer

An overview of the Mexico City Policy, which requires foreign NGOs to certify that they will not “perform or actively promote abortion as a method of family planning” using funds from any source (including non-U.S. funds) as a condition for receiving most U.S. government global health assistance.

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Bar chart for U.S. Funding for UNFPA, FY 1985-FY 2019

UNFPA Funding & Kemp-Kasten: An Explainer

This fact sheet provides an overview of the history of the Kemp-Kasten amendment, which states that no U.S. funds may be made available to “any organization or program which, as determined by the president of the United States, supports or participates in the management of a program of coercive abortion or involuntary sterilization,” and examines its current application. Since enacted in 1985, Kemp-Kasten has often been used to withhold funding from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

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The U.S. Government and Global Health

This fact sheet provides an overview of U.S. government global health policy and engagement.

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New Online Resource Tracks Legislation Affecting Global Health 

A new KFF online resource tracks more than 30 bills introduced in the current Congress that would affect global health policy. The U.S. Global Health Legislation Tracker covers current legislation on an array of topics, from implementing a strategy to help end preventable maternal and child deaths to creating an…

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Blended Finance for Global Health: Summary of a Policy Roundtable

Blended finance is the subject of increasing attention and growing excitement in global health. Our new brief provides background on this development funding approach, and presents key takeaways from a policy roundtable discussion we held earlier this year.

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