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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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U.S. Funding for Maternal & Child Health (MCH) and Nutrition, FY 2006 – FY 2020 Request

The U.S. Government and Global Maternal & Child Health Efforts

This fact sheet provides a snapshot of global maternal and child health (MCH) and examines the U.S. government’s role in addressing MCH worldwide.

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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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U.S. Funding for International Family Planning/ Reproductive Health, FY 2006 – FY 2020 Request

The U.S. Government and International Family Planning & Reproductive Health Efforts

This fact sheet examines the U.S. government’s role in family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH) worldwide.

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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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Kaiser/UNAIDS Analysis Finds Donor Governments Spent US$8 Billion for HIV in 2018, Similar to a Decade Ago

Donor government disbursements to combat HIV in low- and middle-income countries totaled US$8 billion in 2018, little changed from the US$8.1 billion total in 2017 and from the levels of a decade ago, finds a new report from the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) and the Joint United Nations Programme on…

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Donor Government Funding for HIV in Low- and Middle-Income Countries in 2018

This report, produced in partnership with UNAIDS, tracks funding levels of the donor governments that collectively provide the bulk of international assistance for AIDS through bilateral programs and contributions to multilateral organizations. It provides the latest data available on donor funding disbursements based on data provided by governments, including their bilateral assistance to low- and middle-income countries and contributions to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria as well as UNIAID.

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