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NHLBI Activities with Public Interest Organizations

To enhance public input and involvement in NHLBI activities, the NHLBI has begun holding annual meetings with representatives of public interest organizations. The seventh meeting was held on January 30-31, 2006.

From Public Advocacy To Research Priorities NHLBI Listens And Responds — A brief history of how the NHLBI has worked with public interest organizations (PIOs) over the years to develop and support research programs to address a wide range of diseases.

In order to facilitate and stimulate your communications with NHLBI-related public interest organizations, we are providing a list of them.

Public Interest News
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To keep informed about NHLBI research, activities, and changes to the NHLBI Web site, check out the FYI from the NHLBI. May 2008

The NIH Office of Communications and Public Liaison Public Involvement and the NIH
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The NIH Offices of Public Liaison provides outreach to constituency groups and serves as a contact point for the public with regard to NIH-wide policy matters.

Through the NIH Director's Council of Public Representatives, the NIH offers a public forum for discussing issues including

  • priority setting,
  • clinical trials and managed care,
  • privacy and genetics,
  • and health disparities among various populations.

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