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House Committee on Agriculture Holds Hearing with Secretary Vilsack; Debates Farm Bill, Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) Investments, and More

Last week, the House Committee on Agriculture held a hearing including testimony from Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack. The full recording is available here.  The hearing included discussions regarding federal investments in nutrition programs such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC), USDA investments in agriculture and the need… (Joyce, February 20, 2024) #Health Equity, #Nutrition, #Public Health, #Social Determinants of Health

Agency Issues RFI to Inform Development of the FY 2026-2030 NIH Strategic Plan for HIV and HIV-Related Research; Comments Due March 28

The National Institutes of Health (NIH), through the Office of AIDS Research (OAR), issued a Request for Information (RFI) to solicit input for the development of the fiscal year (FY) 2026‒2030 NIH Strategic Plan for HIV and HIV-Related Research. The strategic plan guides NIH investments and priorities in HIV research with the aim of advancing towards ending the HIV pandemic. The RFI… (Colocho, February 20, 2024) #Chronic Diseases, #Health Equity, #National Institutes of Health, #Prevention, #Public Health, #Social Determinants of Health, #Workforce

House Oversight and Accountability Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Pandemic Discusses Federal Vaccine Safety Reporting and Injury Compensation Systems

The House Oversight and Accountability Coronavirus Pandemic Subcommittee convened the first session of a two-part hearing series to examine the effectiveness of vaccine safety reporting and injury compensation systems following the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine. The hearing featured senior officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the Health Resources… (Eisen, February 16, 2024) #COVID-19, #Health Equity, #Prevention, #Public Health, #Transparency, #Workforce