Advocacy Updates ~ April 25, 2022

Administration News President Biden releases FY23 proposed budget On April 28, President Biden released his proposed fiscal year (FY) 2023 budget. The proposed budget includes nearly $10.6 billion to support critical global health programs at the State Department and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) but does not go nearly far enough to address the…

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Advocacy Updates ~ January 24, 2022

Administration News 2022 PEPFAR Country Operational Guidance released On January 18, the 2022 PEPFAR Country Operational (COP) Guidance was released. The COP 2022 guidance for program implementation highlights themes proposed for the PEPFAR Strategy 2021-2025, which is currently under development, moving PEPFAR countries toward sustained epidemic control of HIV by supporting equitable health services and…

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Advocacy Updates ~ November 29, 2021

Administration News Sec. Blinken hosts COVID-19 Foreign Ministerial On Wednesday, November 10, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken hosted a meeting of foreign ministers to discuss the pandemic and follow-up from the U.S.-hosted COVID-19 Summit that took place on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly. During the meeting, Sec. Blinken launched the Global COVID-19…

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COVAX Past, Present, and Future: A Conversation with Dr. Seth Berkley

Organized by CSIS COVAX Past, Present, and Future: A Conversation with Dr. Seth Berkley November 15, 2021 RSVP Over the course of the Covid-19 pandemic, unprecedented public-private research collaborations have led to the development and approval of highly effective vaccines in record time. Nevertheless, one year after the first vaccines were made available, their distribution…

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Advocacy Updates ~ October 12, 2021

Administration News President’s Malaria Initiative launches new strategy On October 6, the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) launched its strategy for 2021-2026 “End Malaria Faster.” The strategy will contribute to the global goals of saving more than four million lives and preventing over one billion cases of malaria by 2025 by focusing on five areas:…

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Advocacy Updates ~ May 28, 2021

Administration News Biden Administration releases FY22 budget request Today, the Biden Administration released its Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 budget proposal, which contains approximately $63.7 billion for the international affairs budget. Global Health Council has been working with lawmakers in anticipation of today’s release and, as expected, President Biden’s budget includes $10 billion for global health…

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Advocacy Updates ~ April 28, 2021

Administration News Biden administration releases preview of FY22 budget request On April 9, the Biden Administration released a preview of its Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 discretionary budget request–the traditional first step in the budget process that enables lawmakers to begin drafting their annual appropriations bills. The discretionary budget includes a historic increase of the International…

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