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Population Scientists’ Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 crisis has demonstrated how a pandemic can quickly evolve from a medical and infectious disease emergency to a broad-scale economic and public health disaster. Population scientists (including demographers, economists, sociologists and statisticians) bring scientific rigor to the...

Population Science and COVID-19 Update October 2020 FINAL.pdf

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Letter in Support of COVID related research funding at the AHRQ

PAA and APC signed this letter endorsing a bill introduced by Congressman Don Beyer (D-VA) in support of COVID related research funding at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). #GPAC2020 #COVID-19 #Health #LettersandComments

Friends of AHRQ Endorsement for H.R. 8067.pdf

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Statement on Preserving Integrity of COVID-19 Data at CDC

July 17, 2020 — As the presidents of the Population Association of America and the Association of Population Centers, we are alarmed by recent guidance issued by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that removes the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) from the hospital...

PAA APC statement on CDC hospital data 7-20.pdf

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Statement Opposing Student and Visitor Exchange Policy

As the presidents of the Population Association of America and the Association of Population Centers, we join leaders of other scientific societies in expressing our opposition to plans announced this month by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to modify the Student and Exchange...

PAA APC statement on F-1 and M-1 visa policy 7-20.pdf

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Support to Reverse Decision on CDC Bypass of COVID-19 Patient Data

July 17, 2020. The undersigned organizations write with urgency to strongly recommend that the administration immediately reverse its decision to bypass the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the collection and analysis of COVID-19 patient data. Our organizations represent...

COVID-19 Data Reporting_Final_#2_.pdf

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Statement on Preserving Integrity of COVID-19 Data at CDC

As the presidents of the Population Association of America and the Association of Population Centers, we are alarmed by recent guidance issued by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that removes the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) from the hospital data (testing,...

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Statement Opposing Student and Visitor Exchange Policy

As the presidents of the Population Association of America and the Association of Population Centers, we join leaders of other scientific societies in expressing our opposition to plans announced this month by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to modify the Student and Exchange...

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PAA/APC Join Hundreds of U.S. & International Orgs Urging White House to Support WHO

PAA/APC Join Hundreds of U.S. & International Orgs Urging White House to Support WHO to not only to stop the spread of COVID-19, but also to help strengthen the global public health architecture to mitigate a crisis of this magnitude from happening again. . #GPAC2020 #LettersandComments ...

Final-signed-Open-Letter-in-support-of-WHO-1.pdf

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Request More Census Bureau Funding for COVID-19 Disruption

Members and affiliates of The Census project request Congress support for $1.681 billion for the Census Bureau, with $1.392 billion for the Periodic Censuses and Programs account and $288.4 million for the Current Surveys account and Programs account. As well as supplemental funding measures...

census-project-fy-2021-funding-letter-5-14-20.pdf

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LEAD Coalition Letters Urging Congress to Boost FY 2021 Aging and Dementia Research Funding

May 22, 2020, 196 LEAD Coalition member organizations and allies wrote to Congress urging that the FY 2021 appropriations bills include substantial increases in funding to strengthen the national response to Alzheimer’s disease and related forms of dementia, along with including report language...

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