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TRANSPARENCY SCORE
The transparency grade represents the expectation that the federal government should make data about U.S. global health assistance available, accessible, and informative. To see the transparency grade, toggle below.

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The transparency grade represents the expectation that the federal government should make data about U.S. global health assistance available, accessible, and informative. To see the transparency grade, toggle below.

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C+

This is an average of the three domain scores below.

YEAR 2017

Maternal and Child Health (MCH)

The U.S. Government received a 78 (C+) for Maternal and Child Health because it has relatively low transparency on policy and funding data related to maternal and child health and relatively lower FY18 budget requests by the White House and Congress this year.

C+
B-

Department of State

 

The State Department received a 77.3 (C+) for Maternal and Child Health primarily because it has persistently low transparency in policy and funding data.

The Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE) data index grades government agencies on policies and funding impacting family planning, maternal and child health, and HIV & AIDS foreign assistance.

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State Dept Implementation Plan for U.S. National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security,U.S. Department of State Policy Guidance: Promoting Gender Equality
B+
B+

US Agency for International Development

 

USAID received an 87.4 (B+) in Maternal and Child Health because the new Acting on the Call document was positively scored.

D+
C

Department of Health and Human Services

 

The Department of Health and Human Services received a 69.4 (D+) for Maternal and Child Health because it has very low transparency in policy and funding data.

The Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE) data index grades government agencies on policies and funding impacting family planning, maternal and child health, and HIV & AIDS foreign assistance.

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Non-Discrimination in Service Delivery
NA
NA

Department of Defense

C+
C+

Congress

 

Congress received a 77.3 C+ in Maternal and Child Health because although no significant new legislation was passed on maternal and child health, Congress does not have full transparency in its maternal and child health policy and funding information.

The Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE) data index grades government agencies on policies and funding impacting family planning, maternal and child health, and HIV & AIDS foreign assistance.

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Foreign Assistance Act of 1961Medically Accurate Information on Condoms
C+
C+

White House

 

The White House received a 78.7 (C+) for Maternal and Child Health, because the Global Gag Rule, enacted this year, negatively impacts sexual and reproductive health broadly, including maternal and child health.

The Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE) data index grades government agencies on policies and funding impacting family planning, maternal and child health, and HIV & AIDS foreign assistance.

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Executive Order — Preventing and Responding to Violence Against Women and Girls GloballyRecognizing Sexual RightsTrump’s Global Gag RuleU.S. Global Health InitiativeU.S. Strategy to Prevent and Respond to Gender-based Violence GloballyUS Global Strategy to Empower Adolescent Girls