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World Trade Organization: Comments on WTO Dispute Settlement Proceedings Regarding Biotech Products

BIO's comments on the World Trade Organization (WTO) Dispute Settlement Proceedings Regarding Measures of the European Communities Affecting the Approval and Marketing of Biotech Products to U.S. Trade Representative (USTR).

Vaccines: 2008 Draft Strategic National Vaccine Plan

The National Vaccine Program was established in 1986 to achieve optimal prevention of infectious diseases through immunization and optimal prevention of adverse reactions to vaccines.

Promoting Health and Preventing Disease: Childhood and Adult Vaccine Updates and Recommendations

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, Clinician Outreach and Community Activity (COCA) Conference Call July 27, 2010.

Biodefense: 2009 National Strategy for Countering Biological Threats

White House National Security Council - November 2009 National Strategy for Countering Biological Threats

Amendment to Federal Register Notice: NIST issues amendments 2010 TIP competition

NIST clarifies that device development is not a focus of 2010 TIP competition.

Biodefense: 2010 National Security Strategy

May 2010 National Security Strategy from the White House

Agriculture and Weed Resistance

The environmental challenges of weed resistance are the same for biotech crops and conventional crops if farmers do not use herbicides as directed. Learn more about stewardship practices that help farmers better control weeds and how biotechnology is reducing the impact of pesticides on the environment.

Federal Register Notice of 2010 TIP Competition: NIST issues notice of 2010 TIP competition

Vaccines: 2009-H1N1 Influenza NVAC Vaccination Program Financing

This Report contains NVAC recommendations based on the Working Group’s findings and conclusions, and includes recommendations developed by the NVAC Adolescent Working Group. It takes into account public comments and extensive stakeholder input received. The overall goal of the Report is to ensure that all children and adolescents have access to all routinely recommended vaccinations without financial barriers.

Technological Innovation Program (TIP): NIST proposes new program support, promote, and accelerate innovation in the United States through high-risk, high-reward research in areas of critical national need.

BIO applauds NIST on implementation of TIP program and urges that personalized medicine be included as an area of "critical national need"