Fall Forward for Liver Advocacy
Advancing American Kidney Health Executive Order and the Impact on Livers
As summer comes to a close it is a great time to take a step back, and lay out our plan for the rest of 2019.
As we break down each month, and look forward into the fall, GLI will continue pursuing a robust multi channel advocacy agenda that stays true to our core mission. Every action we take is centered around improving the lives of individuals and families impacted by liver disease through promoting innovation, encouraging collaboration, and scaling optimal approaches to help eradicate liver diseases.
Breaking News: The Liver Illness Visibility, Education and Research (LIVER) Act of 2019 (HR 3016)
Six people die everyday waiting for a liver transplant.
On July 10th the President signed an executive order focused on repairing our broken organ donation system.
Introduced on May 23, 2019 by Representative Nydia Velazquez (D-NY), the bill takes bold steps to increase investments in research, prevention, and awareness activities to address liver disease and liver cancer, which continues to grow in incidence and is the 2nd deadliest cancer.