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Policy Resource Centers & Publications


Launched in 2014, the Pulmonary Hypertension Policy Resource Center provides materials and information for state legislators to learn more about the disease, raise awareness, and promote treatment and management of Pulmonary Hypertension (PH).

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Launched in 2013, the Childhood Obesity Policy Resource Center serves as a clearinghouse of information for state policymakers in order to promote the adoption of sound public health policies regarding childhood obesity.

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Launched in 2012, the Care Coordination Policy Resource Center is a new web-based clearinghouse of educational materials and policy resources that bring together innovative solutions for coordinating the diverse aspects of healthcare to achieve high quality and cost-effective care.

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Launched in 2012, the Public Health Policy Resource Center provides resources and information about public health, awareness, disease prevention, partnerships, and finance.

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Launched in 2011, the Biomedical Policy Resource Center serves to provide materials and information about biomedicals and the related issues emerging today.

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Launched in 2011, the Bone Health Policy Resource Center provides materials about osteoporosis risk factors, detection, and treatment to educate legislators and facilitate the creation of sound policy solutions to combat this disease.

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In 2004, Women In Government launched the Challenge to Eliminate Cervical Cancer Campaign. Since then, Women In Government has worked with bipartisan initiatives to mobilize state legislators to address many different forms of cancer including but not limited to cervical cancer, breast cancer, and lung cancer. The Oncology Policy Resource Center is dedicated to promoting education concerning the early detection and treatment of cancer.

Launched in 2011, the Diabetes Policy Resource Center serves as a clearinghouse of information for state policymakers in order to promote the adoption of sound public health policies regarding diabetes and other diabetes health related complications such as obesity, heart disease, and kidney disease.

 

Family Economic Success

Formed in 2003, the Economic Security and Opportunities Policy Resource Center works to ensure that economic issues are presented to women state legislators in diverse ways through producing quality newsletters, holding engaging conferences on pertinent economic issues, and promoting information that allows legislators to make sound policy designed to enhance the financial opportunities and knowledge of their constituents.

The Autoimmune Diseases Policy Resource Center was created in 2011 to address the devastating effects of diseases such as Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus, and HIV/AIDS. The Policy Resource Center is dedicated to connecting female state legislators to policy resources related to promoting the prevention and management of prevalent autoimmune diseases in America.

Upcoming Events
Diabetes & Obesity Summit, May 13 - 14, 2015, Denver, Colorado
18th Annual Western Regional Conference, May 14 - 16, 2015, Denver, Colorado
22nd Annual Midwestern Regional Conference, June 25-27, 2015, Kansas City, Kansas
Advanced Technology & Innovations Summit, October 7 - 8, 2015, Charleston, South Carolina
16th Annual Southern & 17th Annual Eastern Regional Conferences, October 8-10, 2015 , Charleston, South Carolina
All Events
Past Events
South Carolina Reception Celebrating Women In Government!, April 14, 2015 , Columbia, South Carolina
Women In Government Pulmonary Hypertension in Washington State, Tuesday March 24, 2015, Olympia, Washington
Tennessee Reception Celebrating Women in State Government, March 16, 2015, Nashville, Tennessee
All Past Events
WIG Members in the News
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April 14, 2015
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Policy Spotlights
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Press
On April 1st, Women In Government joined North Carolina legislators in co-hosting a Capitol Forum on the Comprehensive Treatment of Obesity. The event focused on extensive treatments for obesity and included a broad array of stakeholders for expanded coverage. 


On March 24th, Women In Government participated in a Capitol Forum on the Comprehensive Treatment of Pulmonary Hypertension in the state of Washington. The briefing featured Senator Jeannie Darneille, Senator Jeanne Kohl-Welles, and Representative Eileen Cody as well as experts in the field. 
On March 4th, Women In Government was pleased to attend and host the Maryland Women’s Caucus Breakfast in Annapolis. At the caucus meeting WIG staff was honored to meet wonderful women legislators working diligently on important policy topics, such as human trafficking. 
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