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KEEPING THE PROMISES ~$2M for Gr. Lawrence Family Health Center – The Valley Patriot

May 2022 – Last month, Lawrence Mayor Brian A. DePeña joined U.S. Representative Lori Trahan (MA-3), the Lawrence State delegation, Lawrence City Council members, and leaders of the GLFHC to announce $2 million in federal funding secured by Trahan to expand primary health care services available to patients at the Greater Lawrence Family Health Center […]

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Family Planning Crucial Investment for Future Generations: BKKBN

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – The Family planning The (KB) program is an important investment in Indonesian skilled human resources (HR) in the long term, according to the National Population and Family Planning Agency (BKKBN). “One in four children under the age of five in Indonesia suffer from stunting, a condition marked by stunted growth due to […]

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Crucial investment in family planning for future generations: BKKBN

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Family Planning (KB) program is an important investment for Indonesian skilled human resources in the long term, according to the National Population and Family Planning Agency (BKKBN). “One in four children under the age of five in Indonesia suffer from stunting, a condition marked by stunted growth due to malnutrition, repeated […]

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Art in the city fuels Family Health Center’s ‘care ballet’

Sarah Connell Sanders | Corresponding Lou Brady, president and CEO of Worcester Family Health Center, isn’t one to sit in his office with the door closed. Just a few weeks ago, he spent the entire day shadowing one of FHC’s physicians, Dr. Katharine Barnard, to gain a more authentic understanding of the patient and provider […]

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The history of Indian preference for sons and its impact on contraceptive use

“A son will carry on our family line. He will look after us in our old age. It doesn’t matter if our first child is a girl, then we will try for a son,” said Seema Kumari, 33. Among the Indians, she is not the only one to feel this. On the International Day of […]

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Santa Clara Family Health Plan Announces Booster and Barber Day – COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic in Style | New

Local Community Health Plan partners with trusted community organizations to host unique COVID-19 vaccination clinic and offers free haircuts to participating residents SAN JOSE, CA., May 26, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — The Santa Clara Family Health Plan (SCFHP) has partnered with COVID-19 Black (a Unity Care initiative) and Roots Community Health Center to provide free COVID […]

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Raising Bay Dolphins is a Family Affair

By Pippa Salmon ” WHAT ARE YOU DOING ? Have you spotted anything yet? » Wearing bright orange vests, big binoculars and big smiles (or stares of intense concentration), Dolphin Research Institute (DRI) interns are easy to spot. I happen to be one of them. Every week we spend a few hours by the beach […]

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The Cottage Country Family Health Team in Gravenhurst is looking to expand

Photo credit: Mathew Reisler The Town of Gravenhurst will seek to amend the agreement it has with the Cottage Country Family Health Team (CCFHT), allowing the operation to expand. The nonprofit currently occupies only the first floor of the two-story building at 5 Pineridge Gate. The idea is that the second floor would contain diagnostic […]

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Reaching Family Planning Goals – The Hindu

India needs to focus on improving access to family planning services not only for adults but also for the younger population India needs to focus on improving access to family planning services not only for adults but also for the younger population India’s family planning program has improved access to contraceptives. This led to a […]

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UPDATE – Regional Health determines that Arnprior and District Family Health Team data has been impacted by computer system breach

Breadcrumb Links GlobeNewswire Author of the article: Content of the article ARNPRIOR, Ontario, May 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Arnprior and District Family Health Team (ADFHT) Board Chair Jay Johnston and ADFHT Executive Director Karen Simpson have released the following joint statement: “On December 21, 2021, Arnprior Regional Health (ARH) became aware of unauthorized access […]

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Mental Health Awareness Month: It’s a Family Affair

Parents of children struggling with mental health issues face several by-products that can impact their performance at work and in daily life. According to data from Brightline, if your child has a mental health problem, you are twice as likely to have one yourself. Tebben says there’s also a 50% higher chance of divorce if […]

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Kalamazoo Family Health Center Receives Grant for COVID Vaccination Efforts

The investment will allow the KalamazooFamily Health Center (FHC) to better serve more than 51,000 patients with new equipment and improved health care delivery. “Collaboration and commitment have driven our joint success in testing and vaccinating thousands of Kalamazoo residents,” said Denise Crawford, President and CEO of the Family Health Center. “Bronson Healthcare Group was […]

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Ministers Announce Delivery of New On-Farm Family Health Check Program Vehicle to Balmoral

DAERA Minister Edwin Poots and Health Minister Robin Swann toured the state-of-the-art new Farm Family Health Check Program (FFHCP) vehicle provided by a £95,000 investment from the Fight Against Rural Poverty and Social Isolation (TRPSI) from DAERA. The FFHCP provides a comprehensive physical and mental health screening and counseling service to farmers visiting the 28 […]

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The good and bad news from the latest National Family Health Survey

The findings of the fifth cycle of the National Family Health Survey (NFHS), conducted over two years from 2019, are a mix of highs and lows. While child malnutrition remains a concern, women’s literacy has improved and fewer women are marrying before they turn 18. The NFHS is one of the most definitive snapshots of […]

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Dot Foods opens family health center for employees

“Caring for our employees and their loved ones is one of the most important jobs we do,” said Matt Holt, vice president of human resources for Dot. “We are a family business. And from day one, our co-founders Robert and Dorothy Tracy wanted to treat their employees like family. Our best-in-class benefits package is one […]

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Family planning trips – Egypt – Al-Ahram Weekly

Serious measures are needed to deal with the increase in population Six convoys for reproductive health and family planning were deployed on Monday to 18 villages in six governorates. The convoys, supervised by the Ministry of Health, will work from May 9 to 12. They are part of the National Initiative for the Development of […]

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HHS awards $16.3 million for telehealth for family planning

The US Department of Health and Human Services announced this week that it has awarded $16.3 million in grants to improve telehealth infrastructure and the capacity of reproductive health clinics nationwide. HHS used funds available through the US bailout to award the money to 31 Title X family planning recipients for a 12-month project period […]

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Swearing-In Ceremony is a Family Affair for New Fresno Levine Administrator – GV Wire

The swearing in of new Fresno Unified Trustee Andy Levine last week was a family affair involving both of his parents. His mother, Trudy Thom, took the oath, which Levine swore while holding his “bible” — “A Geography of Time,” a book written by his late father, Fresno State professor emeritus and renowned social psychologist […]

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Commentary: Residents of British Columbia are dying for a family doctor

A comment on behalf of BC Health Care Matters. The mission of our Department of Health is “to ensure that quality, appropriate, cost-effective and timely health services are available to all British Columbians”. The lack of primary care in British Columbia is nothing less than a crisis and represents an abject failure of successive governments. […]

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9 out of 10 Filipinos consider the family planning fund important

MANILA, Philippines — Nearly nine in 10 Filipino adults believe it is important for the government to allocate adequate public funding for modern family planning methods, a March 2022 Pulse Asia survey found. The survey, released by the Philippine Legislators Committee on Population and Development (PLCPD), showed that 88% of respondents said it was important […]

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Family planning indices are improving in rivers, confirms Banigo

People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential aspirant and Governor of Rivers State, Chief Nyesom Wike has revealed that he has a clear plan to counter the activities of marauding bandits in Katsina State and other parts of the country, if elected President of Nigeria.The presidential aspirant also pledged that he would produce real and rapid improvements […]

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Airdrie House and Home: turning household chores into a family affair

Helping children with household chores reduces the burden on parents and teaches the skills children need to become independent adults. But other benefits may surprise. When it comes to household chores, having a child at home increases the workload exponentially. Endless toys, games, books and equipment; inevitable spills and endless laundry – kids and messes […]

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With some exceptions, underage marriages down in most states: National Family Health Survey

While the national average for underage marriages has fallen, the rate has increased in Punjab, West Bengal, Manipur, Tripura and Assam, according to the fifth National Family Health Survey (NFHS), conducted between 2019 and 2021. The latest data – NFHS-5 – was released by Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya in Vadodara, Gujarat on Thursday. Tripura […]

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India’s total fertility rate drops from 2.2 to 2.0: National Family Health Survey

The report of the fifth round of the National Family Health Survey (NFHS-5) found that India’s total fertility rate declined from 2.2 to 2.0, indicating the significant progress in control measures Population. Total fertility rate (TFR), measured as the average number of children per woman, fell from 2.2 to 2.0 nationally between NFHS-4 and 5. […]

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Rare disease marketing has become a family affair

For an example of how far precision medicine has come over the past quarter century, spend a few minutes on the phone with Debra Miller, Founder and CEO of CureDuchenne. Twenty years ago, when doctors diagnosed her son Hawken with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), no clinical trials were underway to study this rare and fatal […]

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Employed women more likely to use modern contraception: National Family Health Survey report

Working women are more likely to use modern contraception, according to detailed results from the fifth round of the National Family Health Survey 2019-21 released by the Department of Health and Family Welfare. A brief fact sheet was published in November last year. The data indicates that 66.3% of working women use a modern contraceptive […]

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Mandaviya Releases 5th Family Health Report, Sanitation Improvements Observed

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Thursday released the national report of the fifth round of National Family Health Survey (NFHS-5) at ‘Swasthya Chintan Shivir’ held in Vadodara of Gujarat. Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel and Union Minister of State for Health Dr Bharati Pravin Pawar were also present on the occasion. […]

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Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya Releases 5th Report of National Family Health Survey

The Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya released the National Report of the Fifth Round of the National Family Health Survey (NFHS-5) in the presence of Shri Bhupendrabhai Patel, Chief Minister of Gujarat and Dr Bharati Pravin Pawar, Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare at the ‘Swasthya Chintan […]

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New York: $11 million available to expand Family Health Program in every county

Governor Kathy Hochul announced Wednesday that $11 million is available from the newly enacted state budget to expand and support the Healthy Families New York program. Healthy Families New York is a proven, evidence-based preventative community outreach program that offers voluntary home visits to expectant parents and families with infants. The program, run by the […]

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Egyptian Ministry of Health launches convoys for family planning in 6 governorates – Health – Egypt

File photo: A family planning counselor talks to Egyptian mothers at a new clinic in Fayoum province, southwest of Cairo, Egypt February 19, 2019. REUTERS The convoys are part of the country’s national project for the development of the Egyptian family, which aims to raise awareness of the benefits of small families in order to […]

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Pandemic made watching TV a family affair, study finds

The pandemic has made watching TV a bigger part of family life, a new study has found. Research conducted for Yahoo and advertising agency Publicis found that even though people were isolated from friends and colleagues, they were sticking together and congregating around bright screens. Increased screen time at home has resulted in 64% of […]

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Abortion and Family Planning Contracts Talk State House After SCOTUS News

By PAULA TRACY, InDepthNH.org CONCORD- Just two days after a leaked draft US Supreme Court ruling stating Roe vs. Wade is about to be reversed, reproductive health care was at the forefront of elected officials’ concerns. And on Wednesday, the New Hampshire House of Representatives repeatedly voted against efforts to add proactive protections for abortion […]

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5 Financial Tips For The Elderly

As we get older, our financial options become more limited. Due to a lack of income, it is imperative that we plan ahead. A decent pension plan is not enough; you must also be prepared for any situation. A few methods may help you better manage your money even if you’re unable to work. You […]

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Resources for Educators and Families for Mental Health Awareness Month from Discovery Education and Social Impact Partners

SILVER SPRING, Md. –News Direct– Discovery Education SILVER SPRING, Md., May 3, 2022 /3BL Media/ — In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month 2022, observed annually in May, Discovery Education and its partners are proud to present to educators, students and families a wide range of dynamic digital resources to support the mental health of […]

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Improve your family’s health with these nutrition essentials!

It is important to put health first, especially after the onset of the pandemic which has tested our immune system. Besides doing the basics like exercising regularly and eating healthy foods, there are other ways to boost our immune system with proper nutrition. Improve your family’s health with these nutrition essentials! Apart from fruits and […]

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The Met Gala was a family affair for the Kardashian-Jenner sisters

It was a family affair at the Met Gala for the Kardashian-Jenner sisters as all five were attending for the very first time. While Kim, Kendall and Kylie are seasoned pros, their sisters Kourtney and Khloé made their first appearances at the event on Monday. Family matriarch Kris was also there, making it a point […]

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Abortion politics lead to power struggles over family planning subsidies | Health News from the Healthiest Communities

By Katheryn Houghton | KHN BOZEMAN, Mont. — In a busy downtown cafe, a drawing of a ski lift with intrauterine devices for chairs catches the eyes of sleepy customers who start their mornings with a jolt of caffeine. The flyer touts the services of Bridgercare, a nonprofit reproductive health clinic a few miles away. […]