SHEA leaders inform public policy by providing briefings and testimony before federal government agencies and Congressional committees. This section includes briefings and testimony transcripts.

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SHEA submitted joint testimony with APIC to the U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies on Fiscal Year 2017 Appropriations for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). This includes SHEA and APIC federal funding priorities related to HAI prevention/research and antimicrobial resistance.

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SHEA submitted joint testimony with APIC to the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies on Fiscal Year 2017 Appropriations for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). This includes SHEA and APIC federal funding priorities related to HAI prevention/research and antimicrobial resistance.

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Testimony of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) and The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) to the U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies on Fiscal Year 2016 Appropriations for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in support of the Federal budget related to federal efforts to detect dangerous infectious diseases, protect the American public from preventable healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) and address the rapidly growing threat of antibiotic resistance (AR).

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SHEA submitted testimony to the United States Senate Committee on Appropriations for the Hearing on US Government Response: Fighting Ebola and Protecting America outlining our support for additional funds to address Ebola needs.

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SHEA submitted joint testimony with APIC to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Health outlining our FY 2015 federal funding priorities related to HAI prevention/research and antimicrobial resistance.

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