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Nigeria: Donor Funding for Family Planning Drops $10 Million in 3 Years

Donor contribution to the family planning fund basket in Nigeria has increased from $14.03 million in 2018, $8 million in 2019 to $4 million in 2020, even as the federal government allocation does not did not exceed $4 million, LEADERSHIP audits revealed. Although identified as an important tool in the prevention of child and infant […]

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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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Nigeria: Leveraging the Private Sector to Expand Access to Family Planning – Without Compromising Quality

The past few years have been difficult for maternal health. COVID-19 has dealt a severe blow to our healthcare system, slowing us down in our efforts to improve the quality and equity of care to help pregnant women survive and thrive. In order to sufficiently address our country’s maternal health crisis, however, we must do […]

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Leveraging the private sector to expand access to family planning – without compromising quality

By Iyadunni Olubode (Lead Writer) The past few years have been difficult for maternal health. COVID-19 has dealt a severe blow to our healthcare system, slowing us down in our efforts to improve the quality and equity of care to help pregnant women survive and thrive.In order to sufficiently address our country’s maternal health crisis, […]

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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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Groups Engage Ebonyi Stakeholders on Family Planning –

The high rate of adolescents and youth dropping out of school has become a growing concern among stakeholders in the education and health sectors in Nigeria. Although poverty has been implicated as being at the center of this development, issues of teenage pregnancy and reproductive health in general have been a major concern. The increase […]

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Volunteering is a family affair for this father-daughter duo

Andrew Hano prepares to deliver Meals on Wheels on his way. By Joel McIver Meals on Wheels delivery provides a rewarding experience for many volunteers, but it is greatly amplified when the experience is shared with a loved one. Andrew Hano was lucky enough to experience the satisfaction of volunteering firsthand with his daughter. Andrew […]

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Framework for engaging the private sector in family planning – Journal

LAHORE: Participants in a multi-stakeholder dialogue presented a model framework for engaging the private sector to improve family planning services in Punjab. Comparative data from the Pakistan Demographic and Health Surveys 2013-2014 and 2017-2018 show that the use of family doctors and pharmacies for family planning services is increasing. Private medical practitioners have enormous potential […]

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How COVID-19 Impacted Child and Family Health and Health Care: A Mixed Methods Study Incorporating Family Voices

This article was originally published here Transl Behav Med. February 22, 2022: ibab166. doi: 10.1093/tbm/ibab166. Online ahead of print. ABSTRACT Describe how social disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic impacted children’s access to health care and children’s health behaviors in 2020. We used mixed methods to conduct surveys and interviews in-depth with English- and Spanish-speaking […]

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Greater Family Health Palatine location to open March 7, 2022

Greater Family Health is less than a month away from opening its new location in Palatine, Illinois. Opened March 7, 2022, the new health center will be located at 345 W Northwest Highway, Palatine, IL. After several years of planning and delays due to the pandemic, Greater Family Health is excited to further expand its […]

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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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Research shows sexual health is more than ‘family planning’

After more than 50 years of providing expert health care, education and community advocacy, Family Planning Victoria is changing its name to Sexual Health Victoria to better reflect changing societal attitudes towards relationships, sexuality and sex. Our new name – effective February 1, 2022 – signifies the evolving nature of the organization’s mandate, as well […]

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Maven Clinic Announces New Initiatives to Improve Maternal and Family Health Care

Maven Clinic, the world’s largest virtual clinic for women’s and family health, recently announced the appointment of Alex Peahl, MD, MSc, as the first Visiting Scientist to join its Visiting Scientist Program.1 The company’s newly formed program is designed to connect clinician innovators with the company to expand its clinical research roadmap and drive innovations […]

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Family Health Services opens new location in Blaine County | Local

BELLEVUE — Family Health Services opened a new clinic in Bellevue on Tuesday. The health center is located at 621 N. Main St. and will provide medical services to patients of all ages. Services will expand to include dental, behavioral health and pharmacy in March 2022. This is the 10th addition to the Family Health […]

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Blue Cross partners with Evergreen Family Health for integrated primary care

Blue Cross partners with Evergreen Family Health for integrated primary care Berlin, Vermont — Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont and Evergreen Family Health are partnering to provide collaborative primary care programs. This arrangement allows for additional integrative primary care oversight and management that should result in higher levels of success for Blue Cross […]

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Maintaining Human Rights in Family Planning Policy as Depopulation Fears Rise

Human rights have been at the heart of the family planning movement for more than half a century, although family planning programs have not always lived up to the human rights commitments to which governments subscribe publicly. The right of couples to control their fertility was first codified in the Tehran Declaration of 1968who noted […]

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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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Great Falls Indian Family Health Clinic welcomes psychiatric nurse

Indian Family Health Clinic and Indian Health Service Facility of Great Falls welcomed psychiatric nurse Dr. Deni Fitzpatrick to their team. Fitzpatrick can diagnose and treat mental health needs including anxiety, depression, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. She also specializes in medication management and can offer psychoeducation., where she assesses how patients’ sleep, appetite or daily […]

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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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Sun Life Family Health Center launches new brand

Sun Life Family Health Center has rebranded itself as Sun Life Health, including a new logo. The company is the largest primary care provider in Pinal County. Sun Life Family Health Center, Pinal County’s largest primary medical care provider, has been changing its name since its founding in 1976. The business will now be known […]

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Nigerian women face an uphill battle over family planning choices

Against standard of practice, Nigerian health workers, especially in public health facilities, are verifying the marital status of women to decide whether or not to give them contraception, writes Chiamaka Okafor for Bonus time. Unmarried women are often denied contraception while for married women the consent of their husband is usually sought before contraception is […]

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Game-changing app tracks essential family planning supplies in Kenya

As a frontline health worker at Isiolo County Referral Hospital, Denis Mutirithia has a vital role to play in saving lives – and a new digital tool to help him do it. The Pharmaceutical Technologist is responsible for predicting and preventing shortages and stock-outs of essential medical supplies, including contraceptives. If he receives stocks from […]

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Phil Harvey’s obituary | Contraception and family planning

American social entrepreneur Phil Harvey, who died at the age of 83, made contraception affordable for hundreds of millions of people in the developing world with grants provided by profits from Adam & Eve, the company a sex shop he founded in 1970. A committed libertarian, Harvey has also used his considerable resources to advocate […]

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Fertility grants can help more women pursue family planning on their terms

When Megan Christenson turned 32, she knew it was time to make a major investment in her career and personal life. She dipped into her savings and spent nearly $10,000 to freeze her eggs, a choice that would benefit her present and future self. “I feel very lucky to have been able to bear this […]

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Kenya’s ‘Game Changer’ app for tracking family planning commodities wins global award

ISIOLO, Kenya – As a frontline health worker at Isiolo County Referral Hospital, Denis Mutirithia has a vital role – and a new digital tool that will help him save lives. The Pharmaceutical Technologist is responsible for predicting and preventing shortages and stock-outs of essential medicines, including contraceptives. If he takes timely delivery of the […]

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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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Family health findings prompt mom to open Deluge Health spa

SPRINGFIELD, VA — After Fiona Duncan spent about 20 years as a practicing pharmacist, health reasons led her to explore a new path. Her daughter had digestive and intestinal problems, as well as rashes, which led to visits to the emergency room. Duncan found no results to help her daughter, and she even had to […]

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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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Cautious Optimism About Gender Data in National Family Health Surveys (NFHS-5)

Anupma Mehta The recently released compendium of fact sheets on various health and empowerment indicators from the fifth round of the National Family Health Surveys (NFHS-5) for the period 2019-21 gives us cause to cry, particularly with regard to the empowerment of women and the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG 5) on […]

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NextGen Enterprise leveraged by El Centro Family Health to provide growing range of healthcare services

ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NextGen Healthcare, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXGN), a leading provider of ambulatory care-focused technology solutions, today announced that El Centro Family Health (El Centro), a federally licensed nonprofit (FQHC) that provides medical, behavioral health clinic, dental, and school services in northern New Mexico, selected the NextGen® Company platform to serve its growing community. This solution includes […]

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UNFPA opens two new Family Planning Centers of Excellence and one-stop assistance center [EN/AR] – Iraq

December 13, 2021; Baghdad, Iraq – UNFPA, the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs opened a One-Stop Assistance Center (OSAC) in Kirkuk this month with the support of the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA ). The center is integrated into a primary health care facility and provides comprehensive gender-based violence […]

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NextGen Enterprise leveraged by Monmouth Family Health Center to meet a wide range of medical and dental needs

ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NextGen Healthcare, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXGN), a leading provider of ambulatory care-focused technology solutions, today announced that Monmouth Family Health Center (Monmouth), an accredited health center the Federal Government (FQHC) with three sites in New Jersey, has adopted its comprehensive suite of solutions including: NextGen® Company Electronic Health Records (EHRs) and practice management (PM), as […]

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Philadelphia Chapter, The Links, Hosts Family Health Clinic | Local News

On its 75th anniversary, the Philadelphia chapter of The Links Inc. has partnered with the Maternity Care Coalition and the Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium to provide vaccines and boosters, as well as health care resources. maternal and child health. The health services event recently drew a line of people outside the Dr. Ala Stanford Center […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 […]

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Patient care is a family affair for respiratory therapists UK HealthCare

LEXINGTON, Kentucky (October 29, 2021) — When Morgan Mellott shows up to work on the adult COVID-19 floor of Albert B. Chandler Hospital at the University of Kentucky, everyone guesses what the day will bring. Which COVID-19 patients are they still clinging to? Which COVID-19 patients declined? Which COVID-19 patients who were here the day […]

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Family Health Center COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic offering booster doses and 1st or 2nd shots in Kalamazoo

KALAMAZOO, MI – People can walk in, or call ahead for an appointment, to get a COVID-19 vaccine at a drive-thru clinic in Kalamazoo. The Family Health Center (FHC) will be hosting a drive-in clinic to administer COVID-19 vaccines on Tuesday, November 2 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Kalamazoo Central High School, 2432 […]

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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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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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Family Health Service office promises affordable care in Bellevue | Health

Family Health Services, a nonprofit founded in 1982 in Burley, Idaho, will open a new office at 602 N. Main St. in Bellevue this winter. The facility will provide deeply discounted medical, dental and behavioral health services to eligible residents. The new facility will provide a close-to-home option for Wood River Valley residents who traveled […]

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Evergreen Family Health suspends 2-year effort to build center in Charlotte

A sign in the city of Charlotte. File photo by Emily Greenberg/VTDigger CHARLOTTE — Evergreen Family Health Partners has suspended efforts to bring the Charlotte Family Health Center back to Charlotte. The company announced its decision on September 15, citing regulatory hurdles, controversy and a lawsuit as factors in the choice. Evergreen Family Health Partners […]

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Kathy Castor: $1.7 million in federal funds directed to Tampa Family Health Center

This week, the United States Rep. Kathy BeaverD-Fla., announced that the Tampa Family Health Centers (TFHC) will receive $1.7 million in federal funds as part of the $1.9 trillion federal stimulus package signed in March. “This initiative provides funding to health centers to COVID-19[female[feminine-related capital requirements, construction of new facilities, renovation and expansion of existing […]

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Family Health Center to Host Free Women’s Health Expo and Offer Mammograms in October in Kalamazoo

KALAMAZOO, MI — Held during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a free women’s health exhibit will focus on a number of health issues unique to women. The exposure, organized on October 16 by the Family Health Center, will include the possibility of obtaining health checks, blood pressure checks, mammograms and screening tests for cervical cancer. There […]

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Coastal Family Health Center Reflects on Bridging the Great Health Divide

BILOXI, Miss. (WLOX) – Health has been one of the most discussed topics over the past two years due to COVID-19. In 2019, the United States Census Bureau reported that up to 18% of people under age 65 in southern Mississippi did not have health insurance. Health officials said it drove up the price of […]

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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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$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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Family planning contracts for abortion providers rejected along party lines

Executive Advisor Cinde Warmington, D-Concord, discusses Wednesday’s vote. https://youtu.be/KN9_8_BOaIE By PAULA TRACY, InDepthNH.org NASHUA – New Hampshire’s Executive Council voted 4-1 on Wednesday to reject family planning contracts with three reproductive health providers across the state who also provide abortion care with separate funding – Planned Parenthood of Northern New England , Lovering Health Center […]

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DUSON Launches New Center Focused on Latino Teens and Family Health

Latinos are the the tallest and the youngest racial minority group in we – accounting for around a quarter of all people under 30. The new Center for Latino Adolescent and Family Health (CLAFH) at Duke University School of Nursing serves to engage with the health care of the Latino community by addressing the inequities […]

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‘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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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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Support children by empowering parents with family planning resources

Children do better when their parents have the resources to care for them, one of the reasons President Biden recently overhauled the child tax credit to give more money to middle-income families. low and medium. While the large cash transfer should reduce poverty and boost the social mobility of children by improving the economic security […]

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China eases family planning again – The Diplomat

Advertising This week, Beijing announced that married couples will be allowed to have three childrenagainst a cap of two set in 2016. The ruling Communist Party has made the announcement following a Politburo meeting, though details and a timeline for implementing the new policy remain unknown. Previously, China strictly enforced a one-child policy, but as […]

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Arroyo Vista Family Health Center Improves Holistic Case Management for Underserved Population Using LANES HIE

LOS ANGELES, March 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The Los Angeles Network for Enhanced Services (WAYS) announced today Arroyo Vista Family Health Center leverages its community health data from local hospitals, outpatient sites, and behavioral health centers. Arroyo Vista uses Health Information Exchange (HIE) data alongside the LANES population health activation tool to better track and […]

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Family planning in Georgia | Georgia Department of Public Health

Family planning in Georgia | Explore your options | Prepare your visit Find your local coordinator Find your local coordinator Services are available during the COVID-19 pandemic. Contact your local public health clinic for tailored COVID-19 services available in your area. The Georgia Department of Public Health’s Family Planning Program provides leadership, guidance, and resources […]

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Sunset Park Family Health Center at NYU Langone—Second Avenue

At Sunset Park Family Health Center at NYU Langone—Second Avenue, our physicians, nurse practitioners, and nurse midwives provide obstetric, gynecologic, and pediatric care. Family Health Centers at NYU Langone We meet the health needs of the whole family through programs focused on primary and specialty medical care, dentistry and social support services. View All Family […]

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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 […]

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CMS provides new clarity for family planning under Medicaid

Family planning services and supplies have been part of the Medicaid program since its inception half a century ago. And over the past few decades, Medicaid has become the primary source of public funding for family planning in the United States, representing three-quarters of this financing at the last count. This should come as no […]

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Title X: The Keystone of Publicly Funded Family Planning in the United States

The Title X national family planning program was created 45 years ago with broad bipartisan support. Today, Congress has Title X — still the only federal grant program dedicated entirely to family planning and related preventive health care — in the crosshairs for deep funding cuts or even elimination. The United States House of Representatives […]