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Letter Urging Congress for NIH Supplemental Funding

Nearly 180 organizations and institutions that joined the Ad Hoc Group for Medical Research sign-on letter, urging negotiators to work quickly to “finalize a bipartisan agreement and to support emergency funding of at least $15.5 billion for the National Institutes of Health (NIH).” The letter...

Ad Hoc Letter_NIH Funding in COVID Supplemental August 2020_Final 8.7.20 1105am.pdf

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PAA Urges NIH to address of new NIH Clinical Trial on Basic Research

On October 27, 2017, PAA joined almost 30 other scientific societies in sending the leadership of the National Institutes of Health a letter, expressing concern about the effect of the agency’s revised clinical trial definition on basic scientific research. #GPAC2017 #NIH #LettersandComments

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PAA Joins Over 200 Hundred to Provide NIH with $34 Billion in Final FY 2017 funding Bill

As the new Administration and 115th Congress begin, the 260 undersigned members of the Ad Hoc Group for Medical Research urge you to enact without further delay a final fiscal year (FY) 2017 spending package that includes the Senate Appropriations Committee-approved $34.1 billion for the...

2.7.17-Ad-Hoc-Group-Letter-on-FY-17-NIH-Funding.pdf

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Friends of NCHS Letters to Congress, March 2016

The undersigned members of the Friends of NCHS respectfully request $170 million in budget authority for the agency, $10 million more than FY 2016 and the president’s FY 2017 request. NCHS purchasing power is down considerably; current base funding remains below FY 2010 levels, adjusted for...

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PAA Joins Friends of NICHD to Urge Support for Zika Research

We all agree that funding focused on the virus’ epidemiology, vector control and vaccine development to combat this emergent public health threat are essential. However, research into the screening, diagnosis and management of pregnant women infected with Zika is also urgently needed. The link...

2016-05-20-FNICHD-Zika-Funding-Letter.pdf

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Comments on 2016 Draft NIH Behavioral and Social Science Research Plan

We are pleased to provide comments on Healthier Lives Through Behavioral and Social Sciences Research: A Strategic Plan for the National Institutes of Health's Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research. The plan is an ambitious document that will guide the Office, as well as the...

PAA-APC-comments-on-OBSSR-strategic-plan-7-16-7july2016-1.pdf

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PAA & APC Call on Senators to Support Maximum Funding Levels for Key Priorities at NIH, BLS, NCHS

PAA and APC congratulates you on producing a bipartisan, ambitious Fiscal Year 2017 Labor, Health and Human Services and Education Appropriations bill. As you and your staff deliberate final funding and policy decisions in both the anticipated continuing resolution and final FY 2017 omnibus...

PAAAPC-ltr-2-Blunt-Murray-FY17-LHHSbillJuly2016.pdf

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PAA Urges Congress to Fund NIH and Complete Fiscal Year 2017 Budget

The 229 undersigned members of the Ad Hoc Group for Medical Research write to thank you for your leadership in championing sustained, real growth in medical research funding, and to urge inclusion of the Senate-proposed $34.1 billion for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in a final fiscal...

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PAA Signs Letter to NIH Regarding New Clinical Trial Definition

PAA signed an October 3 letter to the Deputy Director of the National Institutes of Health, Dr. Tabak, urging the agency to work with the research community to address the expansive reach of the agency’s existing clinical trials definition. #GPAC2018 #NIH

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Letter Urges Congress to Fund National Center for Health Statistics in Fiscal Year 2018

The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) is the nation’s principal health statistics agency. Housed within the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), it provides critical data on all aspects of public health and the health care system through data cooperatives and surveys that...

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