Summary: H.R.1660 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House without amendment (01/18/2018)

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Global Health Innovation Act of 2017

(Sec. 2) This bill directs the Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to report to Congress, annually for four years, on the development and use of global health innovations in USAID programs, projects, and activities.

Such reports shall include descriptions of: (1) goals and progress towards their achievement; (2) how innovation has advanced USAID's commitments to achieving an HIV/AIDS-free generation, ending preventable child and maternal deaths, and protecting communities from infectious diseases; (3) how USAID, alone and in partnerships, is leveraging U.S. investments to achieve greater health innovation; and (4) coordination with other federal departments.