Influenza and Infants Briefing: Immunization for Resilient Populations

As the flu season approaches, please join the Baby Caucus at a briefing to explore barriers to immunization and evidence-based solutions for healthcare workers and policy makers.  Since there is no approved vaccine for babies under 6 months
of age, it is an imperative that pregnant mothers, older siblings, and adults reduce the risk of transmission through timely immunization. This briefing examines the role that targeted community outreach, healthcare policy, and advances in biomedical treatment
play in mitigating the threat this communicable disease presents to pediatric patients and infants of color.

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You’re Invited: National A&D Workforce Summit on October 2

The U.S. aerospace and defense (A&D) industry currently enjoys a prominent position in terms of global competitiveness and technical superiority. However, there are justifiable concerns about its future standing as the industry faces impending retirements;
a shortage of highly trained technical graduates; an underrepresentation of women and minorities; visa restrictions for foreign-born professionals; and increasingly serious competition from both allies and adversaries.

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House Budget Committee CBO Open House on September 5th

We invite you to join the House Budget Committee for an open house with the Congressional Budget Office (CBO). This event will provide an opportunity for congressional staff to engage directly with CBO’s leadership and senior analysts. The Committee encourages
all congressional staff to attend and ask questions about CBO’s processes, including for providing cost estimates. The open house will take place on Wednesday, September 5, 2018, at 9:00 AM in room 1334 of the Longworth House Office Building. 

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Lunch Briefing Tomorrow: Sickle Cell Trait

Sickle cell trait is a condition, often one without symptoms, in which a person can carries a single gene for sickle cell disease and can pass this gene on to their children. This briefing will present a general overview about trait; the importance of knowing
your status and what it means to have trait, the current state of sickle cell trait research, and a personal story of one family’s journey with trait.

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House Budget Committee CBO Open House on September 5th

We invite you to join the House Budget Committee for an open house with the Congressional Budget Office (CBO). This event will provide an opportunity for congressional staff to engage directly with CBO’s leadership and senior analysts. The Committee encourages
all congressional staff to attend and ask questions about CBO’s processes, including for providing cost estimates.
The open house will take place on Wednesday, September 5, 2018, at 9:00 AM in room 1334 of the Longworth House Office Building. 

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