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Congress Returns To Resume Frantic Fall Agenda

With the summer and Jewish holidays behind them, Congress has returned to what promises to be a very busy fall! The agenda includes several major federal spending bills, including all 12 Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 appropriations bills, a budget reconciliation package, and an infrastructure bill. What...

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PAA & APC Sign Letter on FY 2022 Spending Allocations

The 292 undersigned organizations – representing the full range of stakeholders supporting the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education and Related Agencies appropriations bill – thank you for enacting vital COVID-19 relief that continues to help families and communities...

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PAA & APC Join Letter on Pandemic Disrupted Research

As Congress considers legislation to strengthen the nation’s infrastructure and bolster economic recovery, we urge you to include, among the other key national priorities, investments in the infrastructure underpinning the medical research enterprise. Like the physical roads and bridges that we...

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Letter Supporting CDC Public Health Data Modernization Initiative

As we continue to respond to COVID-19 and prepare to address the next emerging public health threat, the undersigned organizations representing patients, public health professionals, health information technology developers, health care providers, researchers, and scientists urge you to...

Data Modernization FY22 Sign On_FINAL.pdf

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Congressional Briefing: Demographic Insights into COVID-19

On April 23, the Population Association of America (PAA) sponsored its first (virtual) congressional briefing of 2021. The briefing, “Living, Working, Dying: Demographic Insights into COVID-19,” featured the work of four population scientists : Dr. Noreen Goldman, Princeton University; Dr....

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Sign AHRQ FY22 Appropriations Letter

The COVID-19 pandemic has clearly revealed that the US healthcare system is at a breaking point, and our nation’s goals of a system that ensures access to high quality healthcare for all is falling far short of its potential. We have seen the deep racial and ethnic inequities both within and...

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Coalition for National Science Funding Urges Biden Transition to Prioritize NSF

The Coalition for National Science Funding (CNSF), representing more than 130 scientific societies, universities and independent research entities, recently shared its priorities with the incoming Biden/Harris transition team. The blueprint highlighted the need for more robust funding at NSF and...

CNSF Transition Recommendations (2020) 12.1 final.pdf

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PAA Comments on the NIH-Wide Strategic Plan for COVID Research

December 7, 2020 -- PAA and APC are pleased NIH has developed a strategic plan to help guide the significant resources that have been directed at the agency. Further, we are pleased that NIH is encouraging a broad spectrum of research beyond development of therapeutics and vaccines—as...

PAA APC comments on NIH COVID strategic plan 12-20 FINAL.pdf

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CDC Coalition Letter for FY 2021 Funding

As you work to finalize the FY 2021 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill, the undersigned members of the CDC Coalition and other supporting organizations urge you to support at least the House level of $7.926 billion for the Centers for Disease...

201124_FY2021_CDCCoaltion.pdf

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The Mortality Impact of COVID-19

View recording . Presentations include: Reductions in 2020 US life expectancy due to COVID-19 and the disproportionate impact on the Black and Latino populations? Theresa Andrasfay and Noreen Goldman Assessing the Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on US Mortality: A County-Level...

 11-19-2020 | 14:00 - 15:30 ET