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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
Florida State Briefing, April 21,2014, Tallahassee, Florida
Diabetes & Obesity Summit, May 14-15, 2014, San Diego, California
17th Annual Western Regional Conference, May 15 - 17, 2014, San Diego, CA
North Carolina Round Table Discussions, May 19, 2014, Raleigh, North Carolina
Outreach To Vulnerable Populations: Aging, June 25-26, 2014, St. Louis, Missouri
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Past Events
Pennslyvania State Briefing, March 31, 2014, Hershey, Pennsylvania
Georgia State Briefing, March 11, 2014, Atlanta, Georgia
Arizona Round Table Discussions, March 5, 2014, Phoenix, AZ
All Past Events
WIG Members in the News
March 1, 2014
January 7, 2014
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Policy Spotlights
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Press
Women In Government Foundation, Inc (WIG) and Women In Government Coalition for Advocacy and Networking's (WIG CAN!) Board of Directors has appointed Dyan Alexander as the Interim Executive Director to fill the vacancy of Marjorie Maginn. 
Women In Government launches the Pulmonary Hypertension Policy Resource Center (PRC), which will serve as a resource for our almost 1,800 women state legislators and constituents, providing the tools and knowledge necessary to support sound policies that help with the advancement of Pulmonary Hypertension awareness, prevention, and treatment.
Women In Government Foundation, Inc (WIG) and Women In Government Coalition for Advocacy and Networking’s (WIG CAN!) President & Executive Director, Marjorie Maginn, has announced that she has decided to leave after almost 3 years leading the organizations. 
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