Summary: H.Res.419 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (09/15/2015)

Reaffirms the critical role of frontline health workers in achieving core global health goals, including ending preventable child and maternal deaths, ensuring global health security, and achieving an AIDS-free generation.

Commends the progress made by the United States in helping to build local capacity and to save lives in the world's most vulnerable communities by training and supporting frontline health care workers.

Acknowledges that in the aftermath of natural disasters, disease outbreaks, and conflict frontline health workers continue to perform critical services.

Calls on all relevant federal agencies to develop a comprehensive health workforce strengthening strategy for increasing access to qualified health workers in developing countries.