Health Advisory Council Newsletter | 2018 Q1

Health Advisory Council Newsletter Winter 2017

Welcome to the Q1 issue of the Health Advisory Council Newsletter. Below you will find NCL policy updates, a new Q&A with the Black Women’s Health Imperative, member updates, and more.

Thank you for renewing your membership! 

Thank you for renewing your Health Advisory Council membership for 2018. We appreciate your support and look forward to continuing to work with you to improve the health of consumers and workers.

If you haven’t yet renewed or would like to check on the status of your membership, please contact Lee Granados, NCL’s Senior Director of Development, at   

1health_icon.png NCL health policy at work 

Script Your Future Medication Adherence Team Challenge

In January, NCL launched the seventh annual Medication Adherence Team Challenge. From January 15 through March 16, inter-professional teams—including student pharmacists, nurses, doctors, and others—implemented outreach activities in their communities to raise awareness and improve understanding about medication adherence, using Script Your Future. Since the Challenge began in 2011, more than 12,000 future health care professionals have directly counseled nearly 50,000 patients and reached more than 23 million consumers about the importance of medication adherence. Stay tuned for NCL’s announcement of this year’s winners in May.

Click here for more NCL health policy updates.  

1spotlight_icon.png Member spotlight

Get to know the Black Women’s Health Imperative with a new Q&A.  

1members.png Updates on Member programs

Get the latest updates on programs, policy, and initiatives from our Members, including USP, NCPIE, NPWH, and many more. 

events.png Stay tuned! NCL’s 2018 Health Advisory Council Spring Membership meeting 

We are currently in the process of planning NCL’s Health Advisory Council Spring Membership meeting in Washington, DC. Stay tuned for details! 

1listen.png We want to hear from you!

If you have time-sensitive information and updates you’d like to share with the Health Advisory Council in between NCL’s quarterly newsletters, please contact Karin Bolte ( or Janay Johnson (, and we will be happy to forward your materials to the Council membership. We also encourage you to contact us with your ideas and suggestions for Council activities.


National Consumers League
Published March 27, 2018