The potential for the COVID-19 pandemic to significantly affect the health and development of low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), particularly those in sub-Saharan Africa, has serious implications for PEPFAR, the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). This issue brief examines the steps PEPFAR has taken to respond to the outbreak and the issues at stake.
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Sweden’s Coronavirus Strategy Should Not Be the World’s — But Aspects of It Are Worthy of Consideration
In an article for Foreign Affairs, KFF’s Josh Michaud discusses Sweden’s response to novel coronavirus.
This fact sheet identifies key U.S. government global health positions and officials.
This data note tracks appropriations designated for international efforts in the COVID-19 emergency supplemental bills. It will be updated as needed.
Provides a summary of health provisions in the fourth major legislative initiative to address COVID-19, the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act.
KFF and Global Health Council Present a Virtual Town Hall on COVID-19 Response in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
On April 28 at 12 pm ET, KFF and Global Health Council presented a webinar about the challenges and opportunities of resource mobilization in response to COVID-19 in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).
This fact sheet provides a snapshot of global malaria efforts and examines the U.S. government’s role in addressing malaria worldwide, including current programs, funding, and key issues.
This data note assesses where the U.S. government has existing global health assets that could be mobilized when and if needed to assist in the COVID-19 response in low and middle income countries.
Poll: Just Over Half of the Nation’s Workforce Have Lost a Job or Income Due to Coronavirus, though Most of Them Believe They Will Get Their Job and Income Back Within Six Months
With many businesses shut down and job losses mounting nationwide, just over half of the nation’s workers (55%) now say they have lost a job or had their incomes reduced as a result of the health and economic crises sparked by the novel coronavirus pandemic, the latest KFF Health Tracking…
This poll examines the public’s stance on the coronavirus outbreak and the social distancing and shelter-in-place restrictions as well as the public’s willingness to download apps to their phones to help public health officials with contact tracing,.