Summary: H.R.5507 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/29/1992)

International Woman and Child Health Act of 1992 - Requires U.S. contributions to international organizations and nongovernmental organizations for programs to immunize people in high-mortality countries for diseases such as measles or polio to be at least $100,000,000 greater in each of FY 1993 through 1995 than the amount of such contributions for FY 1992.

Provides additional funding for vitamin A supplementation and fortification programs and iodine and iron supplementation and fortification programs for pregnant women.

Directs the Agency for International Development, during FY 1993 through 1995, to ensure that a specified amount in local currencies made available under foreign assistance programs is used to provide training, compensation, and other support for maternal and child health workers in developing countries.

Authorizes appropriations.

Reduces funding for military assistance programs during such fiscal years in order to provide funding for this Act without increasing the foreign assistance budget.