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Beijing and Shanghai implement leave changes to family planning regulations

Beijing and Shanghai have extended maternity leave for eligible women by an additional 30 days and introduced the right to “parental leave”, or extra days off per year, for eligible parents of children under 3. Employers with workforces in these locations will need to update their handbooks and leave policies to reflect these changes, which […]

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Evaluation of the Internal Oversight Services Evaluation Division of the UNRWA Family Health Team Reform Department (October 2021) – Occupied Palestinian Territory

Managed by the Department of Internal Oversight Services, the evaluation was conducted by IOD PARC. Guided by standard evaluation criteria, the evaluation focused on UNRWA’s Family Health Team approach, a central pillar of a health curriculum reform program launched in 2011. Serving a dual learning objective and accountability, the evaluation assessed the quality and outcomes […]

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Breeding – it’s a family affair worth fighting for

A new season of “Yellowstone” starring Kevin Costner launched earlier this fall, and every week I see the buzz and chatter about the episodes. The show is full of drama, suspense, mystery, revenge, and mayhem. It’s also set on a beautiful ranch, with lots of cattle, horses, cowboys, cowgirls, and great imagery depicting our western […]

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The Stones have an extended family affair in water polo

Twins Max and Ari Stone rely not only on the support of their siblings as senior high school water polo players, but also on the championship advice of their older brother stemming from his prep days over 20 years old. Max is fresh off the boys’ season with Bishop’s team reaching the San Diego Section […]

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High vacation? This Thanksgiving Day, Cannabis Is A Family Affair

MIAMI — Cannabis has finally earned a place at the dinner table in America. According to a new survey, one in two Green Wednesday shoppers intend to gift cannabis products to a friend or family member this year, while 77% will use cannabis with others at home. Thanksgiving. In fact, the data suggests that American […]

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The NH delegation is holding a virtual press conference with NH family planning providers ahead of SCOTUS’ oral arguments on the Pivotal Court case threatening Roe v. wade

November 29, 2021 (Manchester, NH) – U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) today hosted a virtual press with representatives from New Hampshire’s family planning providers before the Supreme Court begins oral argument in a pivotal case that threatens the future of Roe vs. […]

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HHS to invest $35 million in telehealth for family planning

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that it would make $35 million in U.S. Bailout funding available to Title X family planning providers to bolster their telehealth infrastructure and capacity. Title X family planning clinics help ensure access to a wide range of reproductive health services for low-income or uninsured people. “I’ve […]

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National Family Health Survey indicates obesity is on the rise in children and adults

A large majority do not recognize the importance of leading a healthy and active life New Delhi: There has been an increase in obesity among children under five, with 33 states and union territories seeing an increase in the number of overweight children, according to the latest National Family Health Survey (NFHS). . Experts have […]

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Center for Family Health column: Try these 10 simple tips for a healthier life

Shawn HeilerPhoto provided by the Family Health Center By Shawn Heiler JACKSON, MI — Living a healthier life doesn’t have to be difficult. Here are 10 simple tips to help get you on a healthier path with just a little effort. Incorporating big changes into your routine right from the start can be daunting and […]

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National Family Health Survey – The New Indian Express

Express press service BHUBANESWAR: Even though the number of male drinkers has declined in Odisha over the past five years, female alcohol consumption has almost doubled over the period. According to the latest National Family Health Survey (NFHS), alcohol consumption among women over the age of 15 increased from 2.4% in 2015-16 to 4.3% in […]

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Family Health Centers Offer Mobile Testing | Local

Family Health Centers, Inc. is offering free COVID-19 mobile testing. Testing sites will be in various communities in Orangeburg, Bamberg and Dorchester counties from Monday, November 29 through Friday, December 3. The sites will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., with a lunch break from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. No appointment is […]

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DeShawn Taylor, MD, M.Sc., FACOG of Desert Star Family Planning Joins Amici Curiae Brief Opposing Mississippi’s 15-Week Abortion Ban Law

DeShawn Taylor, MD, M.Sc., FACOG in 12/1/21 SCOTUS amici curiae brief for Mississippi 15-week abortion ban case. Tweet that DeShawn Taylor MD. is a board-certified OB/GYN, clinical teacher, advocate for women’s health and reproductive rights, and owner of Desert Star Family Planning in Phoenix, Arizona. Desert Star Family Planning offers fully integrated women’s health and […]

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Latest findings from National Family Health Survey: Anemia and obesity are the two biggest health problems facing India, Feel Experts

New Delhi: The results of phase two of the National Family Health Survey (NFHS-5) were released by the central government on Wednesday 24 November. The NFHS-5 results provide population, health and nutrition information for India and each State/Union Territory (UT). NFHS-5 phase one results for 22 states and UT were released in December 2020. As […]

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UCLA’s regular season finale against Cal will be a family affair – Orange County Register

At least two families will be split in the final days of Thanksgiving week when UCLA hosts Cal at the Rose Bowl on Saturday night. UCLA redshirt freshman quarterback Ethan Garbers and sophomore kicker RJ Lopez will recognize their siblings in a different shade of blue and gold. Fifth-year senior Chase Garbers will make his […]

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Madonna says it’s ‘a family affair’ as she celebrates Thanksgiving with 5 of her kids

Madonna Thanksgiving Madonna/Instagram Madonna with her five children Madonna is spending time with her family over the holiday season. The singer, 63, celebrated Thanksgiving Thursday alongside five of her children: son David, 16, whom she shares with Guy Ritchie; her daughter Lourdes, 25, whom she shares with Carlos Leon; plus daughters Mercy, 15, and twins […]

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UCLA’s regular season finale against Cal will be a family affair – Daily News

At least two families will be split in the final days of Thanksgiving week when UCLA hosts Cal at the Rose Bowl on Saturday night. UCLA redshirt freshman quarterback Ethan Garbers and sophomore kicker RJ Lopez will recognize their siblings in a different shade of blue and gold. Fifth-year senior Chase Garbers will make his […]

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Measuring progress: the Hindu editorial on lessons from the National Family Health Survey-5

Periodic assessment of health and social development indicators is crucial for any country still striving to achieve the ideal standards of the Human Development Index. While NFHS results are generally mixed and improvements in some areas accompany stagnation and deterioration in others, this year there have been dramatic improvements in maternal and child health, sex […]

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A Family Affair: Celebrating Our Differences

Jacob Priest is a licensed marriage and family therapist and professor at the University of Iowa. He co-hosts the attached podcast. (Jacob Priest) Last weekend I met my two brothers in Boulder, Colo. The three of us are alike in many ways. We have the same mannerisms, sound pretty similar, and we have a lot […]

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SCVNews.com | Samuel Dixon Family Health Center shares Thanksgiving dinners with families in need

Just in time for this Thanksgiving holiday, Samuel Dixon Family Health Center, Inc., in partnership with Christy Smith and Grocery Outlet, donated turkeys, mashed potatoes, corn, stuffing, cranberry sauce , gravy, green beans and additional non-perishables for their annual Thanksgiving Dinner on Tuesday, November 23. In preparation for their turkey giveaway, SDFHC held a food […]

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Samuel Dixon Family Health Center, Christy Smith, Grocery Partner to Distribute Turkey DinnersSamuel Dixon Family Health Center, Christy Smith, Grocery Partner to Distribute Turkey Dinners – Hometown Station | KHTS FM 98.1 & AM 1220 — Santa Clarita Radio

On Tuesday, the Samuel Dixon Family Health Center, Inc. (SDFHC), in partnership with Christy Smith and Grocery Outlet, donated dinners for their Thanksgiving dinner. “We look forward to the Turkey Gift every year as it allows us to help our patients beyond their medical, dental and behavioral needs. SDFHC strives to ensure the overall well-being […]

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Kenya: Lamu still has low use of family planning, official

Four years after the Lamu County government launched a 136 million shillings family planning project, the use of contraceptive services is still low. The Family Planning Costed Implementation Plan (PF CIP) was launched in 2018. The program, which was to last three years, aimed to accelerate the uptake of modern contraceptives among women from 43% […]

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Battle for the Golden Egg, a family affair for Johnson

Tupelo, Mississippi is a battleground when it comes to the golden egg. Mississippi State and Ole Miss fans claim the city as a stronghold for their respective teams. The fact is, the county seat of Lee County, Mississippi, is vastly split between those who cheer on the Bulldogs and the Rebels. […]

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National Family Health Survey says women outnumber men

The fifth edition of the National Family Health Survey has confirmed signs of demographic change in the country. The fifth edition of the National Family Health Survey (NFHS) has confirmed signs of demographic change in India. For the first time since the creation of the NFHS in 1992, the proportion of women exceeds that of […]

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National Family Health Survey-5: Improvement in PU, by Key Indicators

LUCKNOW: Only 1.5% of women aged 30-49 in Uttar Pradesh have ever had a cervical cancer screening test in their lifetime, according to findings from the National Family Health Survey -5 (NFHS-5). Findings released Wednesday indicate that many health indicators have improved in the state. Less domestic violence with women was reported in the family […]

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Evil Dead Rise is a family affair, reveals Bruce Campbell

According to the executive producer Bruce CampbellHBO Max Evil Dead Rise will be an emotionally devastating family affair. Campbell, who played protagonist Ash in the original trilogy, spoke to German outlet Blair Witch about the upcoming sequel, revealing the stakes are higher than ever in Evil Dead Rise. According to Campbell, Evil Dead Rise follows […]

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Samuel Dixon Family Health Center provides 70 turkeys

The Samuel Dixon Family Health Center in Val Verde held its annual turkey drive for 70 families identified as needing food to celebrate Thanksgiving. According to CEO Philip Solomon, the health center provided turkeys with the help of Grocery Outlet and former MP Christy Smith. Christy Smith has stepped up significantly to help provide 70 […]

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More hospital births, but limited gains in child nutrition: National Family Health Survey-5

The total fertility rate fell to 2.0, indicating only the replacement level. Births in institutional settings, such as a hospital, improved by almost eight percentage points, but children who were stunted or showed signs of wasting fell by only three percentage points in maximum, shows a comparison of National Family Health Survey-5 (NFHS-5) and NFHS-4. […]

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A one stop shop for family resource anchors in Marsing

Marsing Superintendent Norm Stewart stands outside The HUB, a community school in the Marsing School District where families can access everything from free food to medical aid. Sami Edge/Idaho EdNews MARSING — A line of adults stood outside the Marsing school district building on a recent Wednesday, waiting their turn to enter a community pantry. […]

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Kenya pledges to increase domestic funding for family planning by 2026

Nairobi — Kenya has made new commitments to ensure that every woman and girl around the world has access to lifesaving family planning services. Key commitments made at the global meeting marking the launch of the new decade of the Family Planning 2030 (FP2030) partnership, include a pledge to increase Kenya’s modern contraceptive prevalence rate […]

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Broadway ‘Christmas Carol’ in SF feels like a family affair

One of the reasons “A Christmas Carol” has become a holiday classic is that Charles Dickens’ 1843 ghost story about grumpy miser Ebenezer Scrooge scared of model citizenship is ultimately a story about the importance of kindness and companionship, friends and family. So it seems fitting that the version BroadwaySF is bringing to San Francisco’s […]

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How a family affair became a community blessing with Blessing Corner Ministries

Ilyana Capellan of Studio 17 is joined by the Turner family, co-pastors John and Bonnie Turner, and their daughter Tiffany Turner, to discuss Blessing Corner’s plans to help everyone in the community celebrate Thanksgiving. In 1998, the Turners realized that the supplies and products the Blessing Corner was giving out were going to people who […]

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Nigeria: Putting Family Planning First – Lessons from Zimbabwe for Lagos State

Like many countries in sub-Saharan Africa, Nigeria continues to face challenges in meeting the health needs of its population, particularly in sexual and reproductive health. Despite cuts in funding from international development partners for family planning (FP) services and the revision of Nigeria’s Family Planning Master Plan (Scaling-up Plan): 2014-2018 to the Family Planning Nigeria […]

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Family Affair’s Kathy (Cissy) Garver will sign the book

Kathy ‘Cissy’ Garver to Sign New Book Honoring Family Affair’s 55th Anniversary at Just Fabulous PALML SPRINGS – Step back in time with Kathy Garver who played Cissy on the popular American sitcom Family Affair from 1966 to 1971. Garver will be signing his new “Family Affair Scrapbook” and “Holiday Recipes for a Family Affair” […]

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China’s new family planning policy comes from an old playbook

FACULTY Q&A China’s universal three-child policy was enacted last August to boost the country’s birth rate, after a two-child limit put in place more than five years ago failed. Yun Zhouassistant professor of sociology at the University of Michigan, discusses the history of China’s one-child policy, which ended in 2016, and its lasting impact on […]

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Ghostbusters: Afterlife’s Ending Explained: What It All Means

The Ghostbusters are back. “Ghostbusters: Afterlife” is a direct continuation of the originals “Ghostbusters” (1984) and “Ghostbusters II” (1989). Almost everything related to the franchise, from “The Real Ghostbusters” animated series to 2016’s female-led “Ghostbusters: Answer the Call,” has been dropped. (There is, oddly enough, a passing reference to a “bug-eye ghost” toy, inspired by […]

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NWSL Championship game will be a family affair for Kentucky native and Chicago Red Stars guard Arin Wright

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — For the second time in franchise history, the Chicago Red Stars are participating in the NWSL Championship. After failing in 2019, Chicago will face the Washington Spirit this time on Saturday at Lynn Family Stadium in Louisville, Kentucky, where a first champion will be crowned. You can watch or stream the game […]

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Manitoulin Family Resources are calling for help

Manitoulin Family Resources’ Manitoulin Food Bank is hoping Islanders will once again help them raise $55,000 for their annual campaign. Shutterstock Anticipates a record number of Christmas baskets to be filled MINDEMOYA – With an increase in the number of requests Manitoulin Family Resources (MFR) receives for general food, it is anticipated that they may […]

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Capital Health Plan offering individual and family health insurance

Capital Health Plan (CHP) says it is “working to reduce the number of uninsured area residents by offering new coverage plans focused on those who are currently uninsured, unemployed, between jobs or working independents,” the company said in a press release. “CHP’s individual and family plans are affordable and offer significant comprehensive benefits to help […]

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10 things to consider before buying a family health insurance plan

Protecting your family from financial difficulties that may arise due to unforeseen medical conditions is of the utmost importance. You can do this by purchasing a family health insurance plan. Buying the right health insurance plan can be a difficult task. Therefore, before assuming this responsibility, you must consider a few points. Here is your […]

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Odisha among the 5 targeted states

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), under its MOMENTUM Country and Global Leadership Mechanism, announced a new family planning initiative for India on Friday. Through this four-year project, he would contribute to the achievement of India’s national family planning (FP) goals. It was designed to meet the FP and Reproductive Health (RH) needs […]

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REX NELSON: A Family Affair

From 2001 to 2008, Spencer Andrews’ life focused on NASCAR racing. Andrews, originally from Arkansas, had earned a bachelor’s degree in biology with a concentration in writing from Davidson College in North Carolina. But it was racing rather than biology that was his passion. Andrews remained in North Carolina after graduation, working in the Charlotte […]

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A family affair: Antonio Banderas hires his daughter for a new Spanish musical

When Spanish actor Antonio Banderas needs some honest feedback in his new gig as a theater impresario, he calls on his daughter Stella, whom he’s hired as a second assistant director on an upcoming production of the musical. “Company”. Banderas, star of “The Mask of Zorro” and dozens of other films, will direct and star […]

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Average family healthcare coverage tops $22,000 a year, report finds

November 11, 2021 – Family health insurance obtained through an employer now averages more than $22,000 a year, according to new survey results by the Kaiser Family Foundation. Employees pay about $6,000 of those costs, and companies cover the rest, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation’s 2021 Employer Health Benefits Survey. The average annual premium […]

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Family health insurance costs up to $22,000 a year: survey

A Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) survey finds that the average annual cost of employer-provided health insurance for a family has exceeded $22,000 this year, part of a steady increase that appears largely unaffected by the coronavirus pandemic. The research published on Wednesday documented a 4% increase in the average cost of a family plan, reaching […]

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Care Group acquires Pukekohe Family Health Care to become the largest primary care provider in East Auckland

Auckland, New Zealand, November 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Care Group, a renowned health services provider and integrator, has acquired Pukekohe Family Health Care (PFHC), a large general practice based in Central Pukekohe. The latest acquisition is in line with the group’s vision of strengthening community health by Auckland. The Pukekohe Family Health Care will be […]

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The cost of family health insurance exceeds $22,000 this year in the United States

The cost of employer-sponsored insurance plans continues to rise at a relatively steady rate, even as a global pandemic has caused dramatic disruptions in how and when people get health care. The findings, released Wednesday, come from the annual report of the California-based Kaiser Family Foundation, which put the average annual premium for family coverage […]

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Venice Family Clinic completes merger with South Bay Family Health Care

The Venice Family Clinic and South Bay Family Health Care, which together have provided more than a century of health care to LA County residents in need, recently announced that they have completed their merger and will forward as a single organization. Operating as the Venice Family Clinic, the nonprofit community health center extends the […]

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Local group ‘shines’ in aid of Methodist family health

Jason Lee Hale and The Personal Space Invaders will donate 100% of the proceeds from their original song to Methodist Family Health. LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Jason Lee Hale and The Personal Space Invaders, a local band made up of musicians from all over Arkansas, are donating proceeds from their original song download, It’s time […]

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Staff departures from East End Family Health Team in Timmins have patients worried

Timmins- The East End Family Health Team serves around 1,600 patients, as well as Northern College students, and they recently learned that Northern College is planning to upgrade the team. In a Nov. 5 press release, the college said: “The retirement of some existing health staff has provided an opportunity to implement changes to deliver […]

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Decant is a family affair, raising the bar on wine country dishes – Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News

Pork loin and belly come with apples, grilled broccolini and an oatmeal and walnut crumble at Decant in Medford. Photo by Sarah Lemon. Delicata squash was fried as a tempura for a side dish at Decant in Medford. Photo by Sarah Lemon. A squid fry complements an appetizer of raw halibut with pickled kumquats, avocado […]

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Good recycling a family affair

From left, SWMD’s Erin Hartsock and Buster the Mouse with recyclers Gabe and Sophia (and Veronica, not pictured). Photo submitted WILMINGTON – Isn’t there an end to good recyclers in Clinton County? Clinton County Solid Waste Management District resident enforcer Buster the Mouse has caught 3 good recyclers for 1! The Bechard family – Sophia, […]

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Sunday’s NYC Marathon will be a ‘family affair’ for the Scanni clan

When Prince’s Bay resident Joe Scanni, 52, takes his place at the start of the New York City Marathon on Sunday, he will be flanked by his two sons – Joseph, 25, and Hudson, 20. And when the Scanni triumvirate arrive at the finish line, they’ll be greeted by Joe’s mother, Marge. Thirty-six years earlier, […]

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Rebuilding Title X: New Regulations for the Federal Family Planning Program

On October 4, 2021, the Biden administration released final new regulations for the federal Title X family planning program. The new regulations replace those issued by the Trump administration in 2019, which made significant and well-documented changes to the Title X program, resulting in a significant reduction in the size of the Title X network […]

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Manitoulin Family Resources gets $1 million capital raise for improvements

Manitoulin Family Resources MINDEMOYA – Manitoulin Family Resources (MFR) has received significant funding from the Government of Ontario that will be used to make major improvements to its operations in its violence against women and food security programs. “This is great news,” said Marnie Hall, executive director of MFR, in response to the funding announcement. […]

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Greater Lawrence Family Health Center comedy show In Pink raises $50,000 for women’s health

After more than a year of work during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Greater Lawrence Family Health Center took time out with friends and well-wishers to laugh and relax during the 11th annual In Pink Comedy Show last Thursday, in line. In Pink has raised nearly $50,000 for women’s health programs. Headlining comedian Judy Carter was […]

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Improving women’s access to mobile family planning services

Cash-strapped NGOs could reach more clients in rural areas – at no extra cost – by basing their visit frequency on data rather than habits. Put yourself in the shoes of Maïly, a fictional community leader working for an NGO. In charge of managing mobile family planning clinics in Kenya, it can deploy 12 medical […]

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Venice Family Clinic completes merger with South Bay Family Health Care, expanding reach of services to those in need from the Santa Monica Mountains to South Bay

LOS ANGELES, November 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Venice Family Clinic and South Bay Family Health Care, who have together provided more than a century of health care to residents of LA County in need, announced today that they have completed their merger and that they were moving forward as one organization. Operating as the Venice […]