The Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator (S/GAC)
The U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator is appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate to coordinate and oversee the U.S. global response to HIV/AIDS. Reporting directly to the Secretary of State, the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator:
U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
USAID programs in global health represent the commitment and determination of the United States Government to prevent suffering, save lives, and create a brighter future for families in the developing world. USAID's commitment to improving global health includes confronting global health challenges through improving the quality, availability, and use of essential health services. USAID's objective is to improve global health, including child, maternal, and reproductive health, and reduce abortion and disease, especially HIV/AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis. USAID's Global Health Bureau supports field health programs, advances research and innovation in selected areas relevant to overall Agency health objectives, and transfers new technologies to the field through its own staff work, coordination with other donors, and a portfolio of grants and with an annual budget in fiscal year 2007 of nearly $4.15 billion.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
CDC is a leader in promoting public health for all people, protecting the United States and the world from health threats, and working with global partners to realize the goal of “Healthy People in a Healthy World—Through Prevention.” CDC works with partners to prevent and control infectious and chronic diseases; respond to international disasters; and build sustainable global public health capacity by training epidemiologists, laboratory scientists, and public health managers.
GHI Strategic Council
The whole of government is engaged in the GHI through the GHI Strategic Council, which includes representatives from a wider set of U.S. agencies and departments that have expertise in areas critical for GHI implementation, and by the National Security Council, which provides high-level policy guidance on the Administration’s global health efforts. View the GHI Strategic Council Agencies»