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RESULTS Global Poverty Monthly Policy Forum - Shared screen with speaker view
Ken Patterson (he/him)
09:02
Hi Cecilia and all!
Betsy Skipp ella
13:48
How can we tie domestic and global malnutrition to possible legislation
Betsy Skipp ella
22:34
Diabetes
Lynne Patalano (she/her)
28:27
RESULTS advocated for Vitamin A in the 1980’s!
Leslye Heilig
28:51
Is there anything being done to be sure that prenatal vitamins are administered as early as possible even preconception given COVID and decreased access to care?
Betsy Skipp ella
34:03
Many baby milk formula is mixed in country with contaminated water
Kathleen Duncan
34:44
I thought of that too Betsy.
Betsy Skipp ella
36:17
Nestle is a really bad actor
Cecilia van Wijk
36:20
the 29.7 billion means that we are losing out on that money? do you know what period of time that money is lost?
Betsy Skipp ella
38:20
And we haven’t even addressed climate change
Ken Patterson (he/him)
44:55
Senate bill # is S2956
Betsy Skipp ella
45:40
Where is this info on our website
Lynne Patalano (she/her)
47:13
Is this the same Bill that Bread for the World is prioritizing?
Ken Patterson (he/him)
47:47
Yes
Eloise Sutherland
48:26
What can we be doing with Rep. McCaul to help this move along?
Cecilia van Wijk
49:11
great info thanks john
Betsy Skipp ella
50:01
s. 2956
Lynne Patalano (she/her)
50:45
Would it make sense to just go for Republicans at first, and not even bring it up with Dem’s for a while?
Eugene Martin
51:29
RESULTS has advocated in the past for bills that oversee USAID in specific ways ; what is USAID's track record for complying with directives of this type ?
Cecilia van Wijk
52:53
John, are we able to start talking to our Reps about this legislation ?
Roger Hudson
54:34
Bread has been working on H.R. 4693 for a while. Not sure about ONE. But good chance to network with BFW for sure.
Ken Patterson (he/him)
55:02
Researching your member of Congress here: https://results.org/volunteers/training-webinars/ Our congressional scorecard is also helpful in seeing if members of Congress have supported nutrition or maternal and child health in the past: https://results.org/?post_type=page&p=729
Cecilia van Wijk
55:22
thanks Ken!
Leslye Heilig
59:09
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sRPGIbte4S4 this is the link to the video of the webinar yesterday by Bread for the World and 1000 Days on Nourishing the FUture
Roger Hudson
59:23
Besides oversight legislation, real Congressional follow-through such as questions at hearings , or letters to bureaucracy from MoCs, especially leaders, demonstrating sustained legislative interest, really support USAID focused compliance.
Betsy Skipp ella
01:00:17
What about in country oversight now now
Anne Child
01:04:25
Blog "Mixed Bag in FY22 Senate Foreign Aid Spending Bill" https://results.org/blog/mixed-bag-in-fy22-senate-foreign-aid-spending-bill/
Ken Patterson (he/him)
01:06:03
Yes, that blog post highlights the Senate levels. thanks Anne
Nancy Curtiss
01:07:42
John, You’re the best! We’ll keep working on these as you lead us. Thanks so much.
Betsy Skipp ella
01:08:12
This has been so informative thank you
Eugene Martin
01:10:24
Nutrition levels also can play an important role in the effectiveness of medications in both children and adults.
Chris King
01:11:38
Thank you!