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Heel Brands | Congresswoman awards $2 million grant to South Central Family Health Center

South Central Family Health Center has been selected to receive a $2 million grant to help improve virtual healthcare. The grant came from Congresswoman Roybal-Allard, representing California’s 40th congressional district. On February 14, nearly $55 million was awarded to health centers funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration. The grant is funded by the […]

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In New Hampshire, Secretary Becerra Highlighted the Importance of Family Planning and Mental Health Funding

Today, March 4, 2022, in Manchester, New Hampshire, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra visited a community health center for youth and families and led two panel discussions highlighting the Biden-Harris administration’s support for family planning programs. and mental health services. Throughout the trip, he spoke with state and federal leaders […]

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PSS Special Education Program Partners with CHCC Family Health Center | News

(PSS) — The Public School System Special Education Program and the Commonwealth Healthcare Corp. Family Health Information Center. or F2F HIC are working together to improve access to online therapy services by distributing 175 new headsets to children with special health needs enrolled in public schools. The helmets, which will be distributed to schools in […]

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Family planning contracts going back to the Executive Council

Twice-rejected family planning contracts with Northern New England’s Planned Parenthood and two other low-income reproductive health care providers return to the Executive Board on Wednesday. It was unclear on Monday whether that suggests some advisers are reconsidering their votes on contracts that failed both times in 4-1 votes. In the past, Gov. Chris Sununu, who […]

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RMC and Family Health Center Partner to Create Family Medicine Residency Program |

The Regional Medical Center is seeking to partner with the Orangeburg Family Health Center to create a family medicine residency program. FHC applied for and received a $750,000 grant from the US Department of Health and Human Services, through the Health Resources and Services Administration, to make the program a reality. A target date for […]

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RMC and Family Health Center Partner to Create Family Medicine Residency Program | Local

The Regional Medical Center is seeking to partner with the Orangeburg Family Health Center to create a family medicine residency program. FHC applied for and received a $750,000 grant from the US Department of Health and Human Services, through the Health Resources and Services Administration, to make the program a reality. A target date for […]

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Providers describe impact if Executive Council rejects family planning contracts

CONCORD- On Wednesday, December 22, contracts for family planning providers will be reviewed at the New Hampshire Executive Council meeting (#41C), including for three reproductive health providers whose contracts were rejected in September – Planned Parenthood of Northern New England; Health Center for Equality; and Lovering Health Center. This vote comes quickly on the heels […]

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Talking about aging family planning with U de M

According to US Department of Health and Human Services, a person turning 65 today has almost a 70% chance of needing some type of long-term care and support services in their remaining years. As this demographic continues to grow—Minnesota predicts the number of senior residents (65+) will double by 2030— they need to think about […]

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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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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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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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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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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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HHS Rule Change for Title X Family Planning Puts Patients First, Lifts Harmful Restrictions – Sedona.Biz

Phoenix A-Z (October 18, 2021) – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released its final rule for the Title X program, rolling back Trump-era restrictions and putting patients first, marking a critical step toward restoring access to Title X-funded care for thousands of people across Arizona. “We are deeply grateful that the […]

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Malawi: USAID estimates that 20% of women in Malawi do not have access to family planning methods

One in five women continue to report unmet family planning needs associated with insufficient access to maternal health services, a situation that contributes to early pregnancy and high fertility rates. United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Deputy Mission Director Melissa Francis said these factors are in turn the contributing factors to the high number […]

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Kenya: Shock over expired family planning implants the state gave to women

The government is about to release expired and contaminated family planning implants to Kenyan women. The Nation has learned that a batch of implants imported by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and released by the Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (Kemsa) in Lamu, Kwale, Nyamira and Kakamega counties had developed mold and recipients have since […]

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Biden administration begins rolling back Trump’s changes to family planning program

The Biden administration on Wednesday took the first steps to roll back Trump-era restrictions on the Title X-funded family planning program, which effectively barred clinics that referred patients for abortions from receiving federal funding. A proposed rule from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released Wednesday would end up revoking restrictions put in […]

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Kathy Castor announces distribution of COVID-19 vaccines to Tampa Family Health Centers

Tampa Family Health Centers will be one of 250 health centers nationwide to receive vaccines through the Health Resources and Services Administration’s COVID-19 Immunization Program, U.S. Rep. Catherine Beaver announced Monday. The Department of Health and Human Services chose TFHC as part of a new program launched by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]

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Trump administration proposes changes to federal family planning : NPR

A person walks past a family planning clinic on May 18, 2018 in Chicago. Under the new rule, released Friday by the federal Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Population Affairs, any organization that provides or refers patients for abortions is ineligible for Title X funding for cover STD prevention, cancer screening and […]