Melanie Lawrence, an adult with cystic fibrosis, was selected to testify before a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions subcommittee regarding the impact of antimicrobial resistance on patients who face heightened risk of infections, like those with CF.
More than 60 teens from across the country — almost half of whom live with cystic fibrosis — advocated for support of the PASTEUR Act.
Proposed policies would impose significant barriers and add burden for people with CF
During the annual event, volunteers advocated for the PASTEUR Act and the HELP Copays Act, two bipartisan pieces of legislation that could have substantial, positive impact on the CF community.
Bipartisan legislation could help patients access necessary prescription drugs by potentially reducing the financial burden that results from complex and hard-to-navigate health insurance plans
206 care center directors sign a letter citing clinical consequences if decision moves forward.
Vertex’s copay assistance changes add an undue burden for people living with an already expensive, challenging lifelong disease.
Bill will jump-start rebuilding of the antibiotics pipeline that is vital to stave off a looming pandemic.
More than 60 teens from across the country — 25 of whom live with cystic fibrosis — participated online and on Capitol Hill in the Foundation’s Teen Advocacy Day to advocate for the CF community.
Marissa Benchea and Jeremy and Rachel Olimb to lead the Foundation’s volunteer advocacy base into a new chapter of CF