Congressional support of this Program is needed to ensure patients have access to transplant annually, particularly among patients from racially or ethnically diverse populations who today face greater challenges to find a donor. The NMDP expectations that Legislative Day will create a sense of urgency in Congress to do something now to increase funding for the Program and to reauthorize this program this year.. Advocates desire Congress to reauthorize C.W. Costs Small Cell Transplantation NCBI and Program Advocates Desire Lawmakers to Reauthorize the C.W. Bill Small Cell Transplantation Program and the National Cord Bloodstream Inventory, Increase Financing to Expand the country’s Marrow and Cord Bloodstream Registry to meet up Americans’ Increased Dependence on Transplant More than 60 adult donors, transplant recipients, family members and doctors from 25 states met with lawmakers and personnel on Capitol Hill today to urge Congress for increased federal funding to grow and diversify the national registry of adult donors and publicly available cord blood units within the C.W.Concern over antibiotic-resistant bacteria is growing. Earlier this year, the Obama administration released a national actions intend to combat antibiotic resistance. Also, the ‘superbug’ MRSA was in the news this week after causing a significant infection in the ankle of GAMBLING tight end Daniel Fells, prompting speculation the NFL player might need a foot amputation. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that at least 2 million people a season become contaminated by antibiotic-resistant bacterias, and at least 23,000 die from these infections. But many of these worries focus on the ability to deal with existing bacterial infections, and disregard the widespread usage of antibiotics to avoid infections after medical procedures or chemotherapy, said Dr.