Family planning

‘Use your £11bn climate fund to pay for family planning,’ says UK | Global Development

The UK government has been urged to open its £11bn pot of climate funding to contraception as research from low-income countries shows a link between poor access to reproductive health services and environmental damage. In a letter to Alok Sharma, president of the UN climate conference Cop26, an alliance of more than 60 NGOs called […]

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Get your COVID-19 vaccine at Orangeburg Family Health Centers this week

August 16, 2021 12:11 p.m. EDT COLUMBIA, SC (WOOLO) – If you still need a COVID-19 vaccine, you can get the Moderna vaccine from Family Health Centers, Inc. in Orangeburg this week. Today you can get vaccinated either at the Seniors Recreation and Leisure Center on Park Street in Neeses or at the New Mount […]

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Family Health Centers hold a health and wellness fair/back to school party; COVID vaccine available | Local

Special for T&D Family Health Centers Inc. will be hosting a health and wellness fair/back to school party from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, August 14. The event will be held at Family Health Centers Inc., located at 3310 Magnolia St., Orangeburg. The health and wellness fair will feature booths from FHC and […]

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Ad Agencies Offer Better Family Health Employment Benefits

Clear communication Holmes-Smith is one of many senior executives who say it’s important not just to have these policies, but to make sure they’re clearly communicated and “adhered to.” “A lot of times pregnancy, adoption and fertility policies are hidden away and you have to ask them physically, and people don’t want to ask those […]

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Change-Ups: Whatley Named Marketing Director of Family Health Center

Dr. Carolyn Whatley was rrecently appointed chief medical officer at the Family Health Center of Kalamazoo. FHC provides quality health care to some 30,000 historically underserved patients. Whatley joins the association after nine years as the Great Lakes Regional Medical Director at Sound Physicians in Chicago. Previously, she served as Hospital Medical Director for Sparrow […]

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Orwell Family Health Center welcomes new patients | Local News

ORWELL – Orwell Family Health Center now has a new primary care team – Ashtabula County Medical Center Family Medicine Specialists Dr. Adeola Fakolade and Nurse Practitioner Peggie Reinhardt welcome new patients to the office at 8220 Route 45. Catherine Bishop, a specialist in family medicine and geriatrics, DO, also sees patients at Orwell. Prior […]

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Involving men in family planning could cure India’s obsession with ‘population control’

The government of Uttar Pradesh population control bill – the UP Population (Control, Stabilization and Welfare) Bill, 2021 – has recently become the latest salvo Indian political leaders have fired in their bid to manage a “population explosion” which they say is hampering the development of the ‘India. In his Independence Day speech in 2019, […]

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Graduates of the Lawrence Family Medicine Residency at Greater Lawrence Family Health Center 10

The 10 graduates of the 2021 Family Medicine Residency at Greater Lawrence Family Health Center are, from left, Drs. Layla Cavitt, Rebecca Lee, Tuhin Roy, Jamie Ellis, Elie Ata, Sumana Setty, Caroline Komanecky, Yeri Park, Jennifer Wolf and Julia Cooper. Courtesy photograph.) Ten family physicians recently graduated from the Lawrence Family Medicine Residency Program at […]

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NYU Langone Family Health Centers Receives $2 Million CDC Grant to Expand Effective HIV Prevention

BROOKLYN, NY, August 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Affirming the success of its HIV prevention programs and support strategies, the Family Health Centers at NYU Langone benefited from an additional period of five years, $2 million grant through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) High Impact Comprehensive HIV Prevention Programs for Community Based Organizations. […]

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A Legacy in Family Health Care

Four generations of women from the same family find meaning in caring for others. Written by Melissa Bean Sterzick Decades from now, anyone old enough to remember 2020 will have a pandemic story. For one Torrance family, the story is about how they bravely responded to the medical emergency unfolding around the world, in their […]