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Letters Position Statements and Letters

TFAH Recommendations for Reauthorization of Pandemic and All Hazards Preparedness Act (February 2018)
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TFAH Comments on FDA Rule on Animal Drugs in Animal Feed (November 2016)
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TFAH Comments on CMS Proposal Requiring Hospitals to Have Antibiotic Stewardship and Infection Control Programs (August 2016)
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TFAH Comments in Support of CMS' Proposed Decision Memo for Screening HBV Infection (August 2016)
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TFAH Comments on DOL Proposed Rule on Establishing Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors (April 2016)
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Sign-on Letter in Support of Emergency Funding for Zika Preparedness and Response (February 2016)
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Sign-on Letter in Support of Healthy Families Act (September 2015)
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TFAH Comments on CMS Proposed Rule for Long-Term Care Facilities (August 2015)
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TFAH Letter to FDA in Support of Antibiotic Animal Drug Sales and Distribution Reporting (August 2015)
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TFAH, Pew, and IDSA Letter to Senators in Support of PATH Act (March 2015)
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TFAH Letter to Senators Collins and Feinstein on the Preventing Antibiotic Resistance Act (March 2015)
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TFAH Comments to CMS on National Coverage Analysis for HIV Screening for Infection (February 2015)
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TFAH Testimony to Senate Committee on Appropriation Hearing for Ebola Response (November 2014)
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TFAH Testimony to House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform for Ebola Response (October 2014)
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TFAH Comments to FDA on Draft Veterinary Feed Directive (March 2014)
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Letter to Rep. Gingrey and Rep. Green Regarding ADAPT Act (February 2014)
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Briefings Congressional Hearings and Briefings

TFAH President and CEO John Auerbach presented at the May 2018 symposium 100 years of Influenza Pandemics and Practice: 1918-2018:

In February 2018, Trust for America's Health hosted a congressional briefing on the report, Outbreaks: Protecting Americans from Infectious Diseases.  Available presentations are below.

In May 2016, Trust for America's Health hosted a congressional briefing on the report, Outbreaks: Protecting Americans from Infectious Diseases.  Available presentations are below.

  • Richard Hamburg, Interim President and CEO, Trust for America’s Health
  • Margaret Fisher, MD, FAAP, Medical Director, The Unterberg Children’s Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center and Professor of Pediatrics, Drexel University College of Medicine; Member, American Academy of Pediatrics’ Disaster Preparedness Council
  • Paul Kuehnert, DNP, RN, FAAN, Assistant Vice President – Program, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • Umair A. Shah, MD, MPH, Executive Director & Local Health Authority, Harris County (TX) Public Health & Environmental Services

 

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