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The Need for Healthcare Equity

Conversations from the 2022 National Conference continue to pave the way forward Health equity is a top priority for the Amputee Coalition. Even prior to the pandemic, the Amputee Coalition was working to increase equity in access to prosthetic devices. The pandemic...

Call to Action: Fight Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) occurs when bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites evolve so much that current medication used to treat related infections stops working. The result is that the germs are not killed and continue to evolve and exist in the body. ...

Emergency Preparedness with FEMA 

Emergency Preparedness with FEMA 

As the end of the year approaches, we look forward to the upcoming holiday season filled with family gatherings and exchanging gifts. The winter season is coming, and while many consider winter storms a challenge for northern states, last winter’s storms in Texas...

The Sprint Towards The Future: Cures 2.0

The Sprint Towards The Future: Cures 2.0

The Amputee Coalition applauds Representatives Diana DeGette and Fred Upton’s tireless work and leadership in the introduction of the Cures 2.0 bill. This key bill builds upon the original twenty-first-century cures act. Cures 2.0 bill is designed to promote...

World Anti-Microbial Resistance Week

  As Anti-Microbial Resistance Week comes to an end, the Amputee Coalition wants to share a few points of knowledge to empower you to share your story.    Defining Anti-Microbial Resistance and What is Anti-Microbial Resistance?   Anti- Microbial Resistance...