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Challenging cultural norms to advocate for family planning

Leila Abdulkeir, twenty-five (Photo) is a woman on a mission. Although she comes from a conservative background, she has chosen a path that is sure to cause concern within her community. Leila lobbies for the adoption of family planning and other sexual and reproductive health rights among her people. We met the little woman from […]

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Central Manitoulin Family Health Team Adds Two Physicians

The Manitoulin Central Family Health Team has announced the addition of two new physicians to its staff. Dr. Doris Mitchell and Dr. Reed Gillanders officially joined the team in October 2021, providing primary care services in Mindemoya. “Dr. Mitchell and Dr. Gillanders are providing support to the Manitoulin Health Center (MHC) in the Mindemoya Emergency […]

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NH Executive Advisors Cancel Funding for Family Planning Providers – Again | News

CONCORD, NH — The Executive Council has rejected another effort to provide $1 million in funding for abortion-free reproductive health services for low-income residents at facilities in Concord, Greenland, Claremont, Manchester, Keene, Derry and Exeter. Health and Human Services Commissioner Lori Shibinette’s repeated request was put on the board’s agenda by Gov. Chris Sununu who […]

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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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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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NH Republicans refuse to fund family planning clinics again

CONCORD — Republicans again denied funding for three New Hampshire health clinics on Wednesday over unsubstantiated concerns that public money is paying abortions. The Executive Council’s 4-1 vote marked the second time the Equality Health Center, love health centerand Northern New England Family Planning have been denied funding under a new state requirement that the […]

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Republicans block family planning contracts for the second time | New Hampshire News

By HOLLY RAMER, Associated Press CONCORD, NH (AP) — Republicans on Wednesday again denied funding for three New Hampshire health clinics over unsubstantiated concerns that public money pays for abortions. The Executive Council’s 4-1 vote marked the second time the Equality Health Center, Lovering Health Center and Planned Parenthood of Northern New England have been […]

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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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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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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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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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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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Indian Family Health Clinic receives $30,000 to promote COVID-19 vaccines

The Fort Belknap Tribes and Indian Family Health Clinic, an Indian Health Service facility in Great Falls, are among 12 Indigenous entities that have received a $30,000 grant to help fight COVID-19. Register:for the Tribune newsletter on tribal news IllumiNative, an organization that promotes Indigenous representation, provided the grants through its For the love of […]

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Namibia: Family planning remains a huge challenge

REDUCING the vast unmet need for family planning remains a major challenge in Namibia. This was said by the Executive Director of Health and Social Services, Ben Nangombe, while commemorating World Contraception Day at the Neudamm campus of the University of Namibia last week. World Contraception Day aims to promote awareness of contraception and empower […]

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Opening of primary care at the new Cleveland Clinic in Lorain; Amherst Family Health expands its services

LORAIN COUNTY, Ohio – A new primary care clinic in Lorain has started seeing patients, and a family health center in Amherst now offers services to cancer patients. El Centro Cleveland Clinic Outpatient Center The new primary care clinic is housed within the social services agency Lorain El Centro de Servicios Sociales Inc. The Cleveland […]

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$24 Million Federal Grant to NYU Langone Family Health Centers Strengthens Community Health Care for Underserved New Yorkers

The 2-year grant is part of a $350 billion relief program allocated to state and local governments to help individuals and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Family Health Center grant is the second largest in New York State, where 63 qualified federal health centers received funding to strengthen community health care. “Strengthening healthcare infrastructure […]

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$24 Million Grant to NYU Langone Family Health Centers Strengthens Community Health Care for New Yorkers

JNYU Langone Family Health Centers in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, have received a $24 million federal grant through the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 to advance COVID-19 vaccination and education and expand access to high-quality, comprehensive care in some of New York City’s most disadvantaged neighborhoods. The 2-year grant is part of a $350 billion […]

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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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Abortions continue to rise in Iowa after GOP family planning change

There were 4,058 abortions performed in Iowa in 2020, a trend that has increased over the past three years. In 2018, there were 2,849 abortions, followed by 3,566 abortions in 2019, according to state data. The data comes from the Iowa Department of Public Health and was shared with legislative staff. State Senator Janet Petersen […]

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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 […]