H.R.1225 - Focus on Family Health Worldwide Act of 2007110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4] (Introduced 02/28/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/28/2007 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1225 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/28/2007)
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.