Policy Resource Centers & Publications
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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Michigan State Briefing
, Tuesday, December 3, 2013, Lansing, MI
Fourth Annual Healthcare Summit
, November 13-16, 2013, Washington, DC
Massachusetts COPD State Briefing
, Thursday, November 7, 2013, Boston, MA
WIG Members in the News
Women In Government hosted its Fifth Annual Energy Summit, September 18-19, 2013, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The meeting convened women state legislators from across the United States to discuss current and emerging energy policies, including production, transmission, innovations and new technology, alternative and renewable energy, tax credits, energy efficiency, and more.
The Childhood Obesity Task Force featured expert speakers from non-profits, academia, the medical community, advocacy organizations, and policymakers. Women state legislators convened in roundtable discussions to examine the impact of childhood obesity in their individual states or region and identify opportunities for making policy-level changes to address childhood obesity in their states.
The 20th Annual Midwestern Regional Conference took place September 19-21 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The meeting convened women state legislators throughout the Midwestern region to discuss cutting-edge public policy issues including diabetes, women’s health, energy, the environment, education, economic development, and more.
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