Global Health Policy

Many Nonelderly People With Disabilities Face COVID-19 Risks Similar to Those of the Elderly in Nursing Homes, But Do Not Have Equal Footing When it Comes to Vaccine Priority

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While the toll of COVID-19 on nursing home residents has been well documented, less noticed has been the experience of nonelderly people with disabilities who rely on long-term care services and supports outside of nursing homes. In many ways the two groups face similar health… Read More »Many Nonelderly People With Disabilities Face COVID-19 Risks Similar to Those of the Elderly in Nursing Homes, But Do Not Have Equal Footing When it Comes to Vaccine Priority

COVAX and the United States

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This issue brief provides an overview of COVAX, the global mechanism to secure and deliver COVID-19 vaccines. The brief details COVAX’s organization, conditions for country participation, activities, and financing structure. Additionally, it looks at the history and remaining key issues of U.S. engagement with COVAX.

New KFF Analysis Finds 40 Out of 46 PEPFAR Countries Have Met At Least One HIV Target, Though No Countries Have Met All Progress Measures

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A new KFF analysis finds that across 46 PEPFAR countries and among six different indicators of progress, the majority (40) has met at least one target, 17 countries have met at least half of the targets, and one country has met five targets. No country… Read More »New KFF Analysis Finds 40 Out of 46 PEPFAR Countries Have Met At Least One HIV Target, Though No Countries Have Met All Progress Measures

The Dangers of Vaccine Disillusionment

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In this Foreign Affairs article, Josh Michaud and Jen Kates lay out the challenges in vaccinating people in low-income countries around the world and review early plans to ensure safe and effective vaccines are made available and delivered to people across the globe.

U.S. Global Health Budget Tracker

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This tracker provides regularly updated information on U.S. government funding for global health. It includes historical trends and tracks funding levels throughout the appropriations process. Data can be customized by fiscal year, sector, and U.S. agency. 

Brief Examines What’s Known About Children and Coronavirus Transmission as Schools Prepare for Fall

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With schools nationwide preparing for fall and the federal government encouraging in-person classes, key concerns for school officials, teachers and parents include the risks that coronavirus poses to children and their role in transmission of the disease. A new KFF brief examines the latest available data… Read More »Brief Examines What’s Known About Children and Coronavirus Transmission as Schools Prepare for Fall

What Do We Know About Children and Coronavirus Transmission?

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As schools prepare for Fall, this brief examines what’s known about children and COVID-19, including the risk the virus poses to children and the risk of children becoming infected and transmitting to others, and the experiences of other countries that reopened classrooms.

The Global HIV/AIDS Epidemic

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This updated fact sheet provides the latest data on the global HIV/AIDS epidemic, including impact by region, treatment and prevention efforts, and an overview of the U.S. and global responses to the epidemic.

Quantifying PEPFAR’s Role for Women and Girls: Analysis of Monitoring, Evaluation, and Reporting Indicator Data, 2016-2019

Women and girls represent more than half of all people living with HIV worldwide, and HIV is the leading cause of death among women aged 15-49. This analysis sought to quantify PEPFAR’s role for women and girls in key program areas, analyzing data over time… Read More »Quantifying PEPFAR’s Role for Women and Girls: Analysis of Monitoring, Evaluation, and Reporting Indicator Data, 2016-2019