The 2 hour July 17, 2012 Congressional hearing, Global Challenges in Diagnosing and Managing Lyme Disease – Closing Knowledge Gaps, was held by the Africa, Global Health and Human Rights Subcommittee on July 17, 2012 in Washington, DC. Significance of Hearing & Links to : The significance of the hearing is that it is the […]
This section contains activity which Members of Congress or Congressional Committees or Caucuses are undertaking relative to tick-borne diseases.
Sign Petition Today January 21, 2012- Congressman Christopher Smith (NJ) with co-signers Congressmen Gibson (NY), and Wolf (VA) recently sent a letter to the National Guideline Clearing House (NGC), Agency for Healthcare Review & Quality (AHRQ) requesting the removal of the highly controversial Infectious Diseases Society of America’s (IDSA) Lyme Disease Treatment Guidelines from the […]
On September 29, 2010, Congressman Christopher H. Smith (NJ) read the following speech in the House of Representatives: PATIENT PERSPECTIVES ON THE RESEARCH GAPS IN TICK BORNE DISEASES (click title for speech) Click here for pdf of speechSubmitted by Time for Lyme, the national Lyme Disease Association, and the California Lyme Disease Association on behalf of […]