PHPN Advocacy Day Brings PH Professionals to Capitol Hill
Another Pulmonary Hypertension Professional Network (PHPN) Advocacy Day is in the books, and what a day it was!
More than 100 health care professionals came together on Capitol Hill on Sept. 5 to visit U.S. Senate offices and advocate for policies that make life better for individuals with pulmonary hypertension (PH). Grouped into 12 teams, they met with 46 Senate offices – nearly half the Senate.
Here is the Pulmonary Hypertension Association’s (PHA’s) senior director of advocacy and treatment access Katie Kroner with more:
The day featured many opportunities for the professionals to share their thoughts with staff of their elected representatives.
PH professional Adelaida Ross, who met with staff of her state’s senator, offered these thoughts:
Another PH professional who participated in Advocacy Day, Angela Hatch, explains why the event serves as a valuable outreach opportunity to elected officials:
PHA would like to thank all of the PH professionals who came out to support the cause! More information about PHA’s advocacy initiatives is available at www.PHAssociation.org/Advocate.