S.1911 - Reach Every Mother and Child Act of 2015114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Collins, Susan M. [R-ME] (Introduced 07/30/2015)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||07/30/2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S6190, S6191) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1911 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (07/30/2015)
Reach Every Mother and Child Act of 2015
This bill directs the President to establish: (1) an inter-agency working group, led by the Child and Maternal Survival Coordinator at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID); and (2) a 10-year strategy to achieve with partner countries and donors the goal of ending preventable maternal, newborn, and child deaths by 2035.
The President shall designate a current USAID employee serving in the Senior Executive Service or at the level of a Deputy Assistant Administrator or higher to serve concurrently as the Maternal and Child Survival Coordinator, who shall be responsible for: (1) overseeing maternal and child health and nutrition funding managed by the Bureau of Global Health of USAID, and (2) leading the inter-agency working group.
The U.S. government, through USAID and other relevant executive branch agencies, shall develop a financing framework to leverage public and private capital to expand delivery of high-impact, evidence-based interventions for maternal, newborn, and child health.