H.R.1225 - Focus on Family Health Worldwide Act of 2007

To amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to improve voluntary family planning programs in developing countries, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Short: Focus on Family Health Worldwide Act of 2007 as introduced.
  • Official: To amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to improve voluntary family planning programs in developing countries, and for other purposes. as introduced.

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Official Summary

Focus on Family Health Worldwide Act of 2007 - Amends the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to authorize the President, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), to provide assistance for voluntary family planning programs in developing countries, including activi

Official Summary

Focus on Family Health Worldwide Act of 2007 - Amends the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to authorize the President, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), to provide assistance for voluntary family planning programs in developing countries, including activities to:
(1) improve public knowledge of voluntary family planning programs;
(2) support public and private voluntary family planning programs, including networks for community-based and subsidized commercial distribution of contraceptives;
(3) expand training for health care providers and educators;
(4) provide improved coordination between voluntary family planning programs and programs that receive U.S. assistance for the prevention of HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections; and
(5) strengthen supply chain logistics for the procurement and distribution of safe contraceptives, including coordination with the supply chain for HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and treatment. Gives priority to developing countries with acute family planning and maternal health needs.

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