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  • woman's
  • as well as on other issues, NOMAS affirms and supports the individual woman's right to choose, without governmental, judicial and familial interference. (nomas.org)
  • 5 Over the past decade, organizers have also begun to cast access to midwifery as a "consumer rights" issue- one in which a woman's "right to choose" has been restricted by ill-informed public policies concerning midwives and homebirth. (xlibx.info)
  • access
  • Overnight, Senate Republicans introduced an updated version of the bill that includes a new provision to allow plans not to cover contraception, doubling down on changes that would rob millions of Americans of their health care and imperil women's access to affordable care. (reproductiverights.org)
  • 2 A second national effort aimed at gaining federal recognition of CPMs was spearheaded in 2009 by the Midwives and Mothers in Action (MAMA) Cam- paign, a collaborative effort by several professional organizations for midwives and "consumer" groups supporting midwives.3 Both of these campaigns have 2 Introduction drawn nationwide public attention to the recent efforts aimed at expanding women's reproductive rights to include access to midwifery care. (xlibx.info)
  • This intensified "push" is the continuation of growing support for access to midwives across the nation since the 1970s that has paralleled (but in some cases been at odds with) the broader reproductive rights movement. (xlibx.info)
  • If I were a man I would be fighting for my reproductive rights for the creation of and access to more then just vasectomies. (wordpress.com)
  • disaster
  • On February 24, 2011, the House of Delegates passed SB 924, a bill that requires the Board of Health to issue regulations related to infection prevention and disaster preparedness for hospitals, nursing homes and certified nursing facilities. (wordpress.com)
  • take
  • After the emergency regulations expire, the Board will follow the normal process for creating health regulations, which can take anywhere from 18 months to over two years. (wordpress.com)
  • recent
  • Recent scholarly and popular books have described midwifery as "a global feminist issue"4 and have positioned the right to birth where and with whom one chooses as a "basic reproductive right. (xlibx.info)
  • legal
  • That will depend on the regulations produced by the Board of Health, but clinics in the state that currently provide safe and legal first-trimester abortions will have to meet at least some of the facilities requirements now imposed on the various types of hospitals classified under state law, possibly the requirements now mandated for outpatient surgical centers. (wordpress.com)
  • power
  • For as much power as politicians have in taking away reproductive rights, individuals have just as much impact and agency in taking steps to protect their health and the health of those around them. (care2.com)
  • comment
  • During the normal course of creating health regulations, there is a greater opportunity for public comment and provisions in place that can force the process to begin again if substantial objections are raised. (wordpress.com)
  • clinics
  • The initiative began in the late 1990s and dovetailed with APROFE's efforts to become more financially sustainable, to improve quality of care, and to increase attention to gender equity throughout its national network of 20 reproductive health clinics in 17 cities. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • Allopathic physicians, nurses and ayurvedic physicians (10 each), none of whom had experience in abortion provision, were trained and then provided medication abortions to a total of 1,225 women at five clinics in Bihar and Jharkhand, two poor Indian states in which access to health services is limited. (guttmacher.org)
  • It has been the norm to rely on a convenience sample of women who attend free government STI clinics although it is known that a segment of the FSW population does not access or underutilizes these services [ 5 , 6 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • School-based health centers (SBHCs) are primary care clinics based on primary and secondary school campuses in the United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • Four additional health clinics were opened in Cambridge schools in the years that followed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Births
  • A Guttmacher analysis, released in October 2014 in the Milbank Quarterly , quantifies what has long been obvious to family planning providers and their clients: The nation's public investment in family planning not only helps women and couples to avoid unintended pregnancy and abortion, but also helps them to avoid such negative health outcomes as cervical cancer, HIV and other STIs, infertility, and preterm and low-birth-weight (LBW) births. (guttmacher.org)
  • Without these programs, thousands of infants could have their health compromised as a result of increased high-risk births, especially babies born to adolescent mothers. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • AIDS
  • To consolidate its HIV counselling and Testing services in the country, AIC has adopted a new vision as 'Universal knowledge of HIV status in Uganda' and its mission as 'to provide HIV and AIDS information and quality HCT services' and this will be through to 2015. (wikipedia.org)
  • Major stakeholders include Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Department for International Development (DFID), European Union (EU), Ministry of Health (MoH), Uganda AIDS Commission (UAC), the AIDS Support Organization (TASO), District Local Governments among others. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition, information gatekeepers, both formal and informal, should be empowered with knowledge about sexual and reproductive health, including HIV and AIDS. (hindawi.com)
  • Finally, there is a need to coordinate the flow of reproductive health, HIV, and AIDS information between Malawi Ministry of Health and formal and informal organizations. (hindawi.com)
  • Aahung was founded in 1994, bringing together two community-based projects, Karachi Reproductive Health Project (KRHP-1994) and AIDS Awareness Program (AAP-1997), which were aiming to improve the sexual health status of women and adolescents in four low-income urban communities. (wikipedia.org)
  • abortion
  • Complications may be reduced by using techniques that allow earlier abortions, training midlevel health workers to provide abortions, educating medical students in abortion techniques and creating interventions to reduce unintended pregnancies. (guttmacher.org)
  • The articles in the forthcoming special issue of International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health focus on providing evidence on ways to reduce the overall incidence of abortion and the health toll of unsafe abortions. (guttmacher.org)
  • In South Africa, although large majorities of medical students hold attitudes supportive of women's right to abortion services, three in four said say they do not intend to perform abortions once they are qualified to do so, according to " Attitudes and Intentions Regarding Abortion Provision Among Medical School Students in South Africa ," by Stephanie Wheeler, of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and colleagues. (guttmacher.org)
  • Information on location and services offered by a non-profit agency in Silver Spring, providing assistance to persons facing problem pregnancies or experiencing post-abortion stress. (dmoztools.net)
  • centers
  • They objected because only hospitals and community health centers in Puerto Rico would receive funding, not Planned Parenthood. (marchforlife.org)
  • Conservative politicians in recent years have also attacked the Title X national family planning program and the safety-net health centers that make quality family planning services accessible and affordable for low-income Americans. (guttmacher.org)
  • The centers often tailor their services and outreach specifically to the school's student population. (wikipedia.org)
  • processes
  • The state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity, in all matters relating to the reproductive processes, functions, and system at all stages of life. (kff.org)
  • The Cairo Program is the first international policy document to define reproductive health, stating: Reproductive health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity, in all matters relating to the reproductive system and its functions and processes. (wikipedia.org)
  • sexually transmitte
  • To address the perceived public health threat from the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) epidemic in Peru, studies were conducted in the 1990s to characterize the sexual practices and prevalence of genital tract infections (GTIs-sexually transmitted infections and bacterial vaginosis) and HIV among female sex workers (FSWs) and their clients. (hindawi.com)
  • Reproductive rights may also include the right to receive education about sexually transmitted infections and other aspects of sexuality, and protection from practices such as female genital mutilation (FGM). (wikipedia.org)
  • adolescents
  • Adolescents should have universal access to comprehensive sexual and reproductive health information and services that are evidence-based, confidential, developmentally appropriate, and culturally sensitive. (adolescenthealth.org)
  • This policy and the Mongolia National Programme on Adolescents and Youth Development defined youth as those from ages 15 to 34 years and aims to provide opportunities and services that build youth into well developed citizens. (wikipedia.org)
  • abortions
  • US funding totalling US$610 million (including US$35 million for UNFPA) for family planning programs and reproductive health helped prevent 2.4 million abortions in 2015, by averting six million unintended pregnancies. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • High GTI burden and abortions suggest that a services-access gap persists among marginalized FSWs. (hindawi.com)
  • Webster v. Reproductive Health Services, 492 U.S. 490 (1989), was a United States Supreme Court decision on upholding a Missouri law that imposed restrictions on the use of state funds, facilities, and employees in performing, assisting with, or counseling on abortions. (wikipedia.org)
  • infertility
  • Chlamydia and gonorrhea testing can help prevent more serious health problems, such as pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), ectopic pregnancy and infertility. (guttmacher.org)
  • Patients who seek treatment related to reproductive endocrinology and infertility are in the caring hands of professionals at Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York. (mountsinai.org)
  • matters
  • The issue of reproductive rights is frequently presented as being of vital importance in discussions and articles by population concern organizations such as Population Matters. (wikipedia.org)
  • The experience and research of project members pointed to a widespread lack of accurate knowledge and understanding about sexual health matters, not only among the general population but among providers of medical services as well. (wikipedia.org)
  • Programmes
  • The major programmes are: Ethnic Community Development Programs: It include five major thrusts: local self-governance (the People's Institution programme), education (including the highly successful programme to provide local schools), ethnic culture, health, food security and the economic development, and environmental conservation. (wikipedia.org)
  • It has drawn up life skills-based education (LSBE) programmes incorporating sexual and reproductive health, and trained teachers to implement them at both primary and secondary levels. (wikipedia.org)
  • policy
  • By joining, or logging in via Facebook, you accept Change.org's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy . (change.org)
  • In order to address Mongolia's economic future, Mongolia's Parliament adopted the State Population Development Policy in 2004 to confront development issues facing Mongolian youth. (wikipedia.org)
  • During Coen's tenure, PAI worked to move U.S. policy to fortify the reproductive-health advocacy movement in other countries and the links between population and reproductive health and global issues such as climate change. (wikipedia.org)
  • Population
  • Active in Mauritania since 1979, UNFPA works to increase the quality of and access to reproductive health services, and to integrate population issues into national strategies. (unfpa.org)
  • The Office of Population Affairs (OPA) is part of the Office of Public Health and Science in the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). (wikipedia.org)
  • The group's own summing up of its activities is: "Functioning in an environment devoid of expertise or resources, Aahung has been successful in developing culturally relevant strategies to respond to the sexual and reproductive health needs of the Pakistani population. (wikipedia.org)
  • In a country such as Pakistan, where religious and cultural norms may hinder communication on sexual and reproductive health issues, Aahung has developed culturally appropriate strategies to respond to the sexual health needs of the Pakistani population. (wikipedia.org)
  • PAI tracks funding for family planning and reproductive-health services in developing countries, and engages in research examining the impact of population change on the environment and its implications for human security and sustainable economic development. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the United States, PAI works with domestic policymakers to strengthen U.S. reproductive-health policies and funding for programs that mitigate poverty and rapid population growth. (wikipedia.org)
  • It monitors the United Nations, the World Bank and other multilateral organizations to assess progress achieved on the development and implementation of international population and reproductive-health policies. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1990s
  • From the 1970s through the 1990s, like most international Planned Parenthood Federation's (IPPF) affiliates in Latin America, APROFE concentrated on family-planning services. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • national
  • And then there's the potential stresses on future family and national health budgets because of the lack of information and services for safe termination of pregnancies in the case of Zika babies. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • Among
  • Among the most important of these additional services are testing for chlamydia, gonorrhea and HIV, which are conducted routinely as part of publicly funded family planning visits for female and male clients. (guttmacher.org)
  • They are working to open communication and services in the future among all age groups. (wikipedia.org)
  • President Lyndon Johnson's War on Poverty in the mid-1960s is credited with bringing into focus the significance of health issues among impoverished school-age children. (wikipedia.org)
  • support
  • It also provided business development services and appropriate technology support, including organic farming, to these entrepreneurs. (wikipedia.org)
  • outreach
  • Other key recommendations in the paper concern parental consent and notification, increased attention to LGBTQ issues, development of outreach strategies to transient youth, and the adoption of new technologies to deliver SRH services. (adolescenthealth.org)
  • Continued health outreach programs and integrating family planning and reproductive health services into existing STI clinic services are recommended. (hindawi.com)
  • In 1970, the West Dallas Youth Center at Pinkston High School was opened as an outreach center for a federally funded Children and Youth Program based in the University of Texas Health Sciences Center Pediatrics Department. (wikipedia.org)
  • efforts
  • The abrupt and mostly rhetorical pivot of these politicians seems to have succeeded in distracting some voters and opinion leaders from many of the same social conservatives' longtime efforts to undermine and chip away at rights and access to family planning services. (guttmacher.org)
  • uphold
  • In his concurrence he argued that the Court ought to have overturned Roe, rather than attempting to uphold both Roe and the laws at issue, and he attacked Justice O'Connor's justification for declining to overturn Roe. (wikipedia.org)
  • On its website it states its role as "enhancing the scope and improving the quality of services that uphold sexual health and rights, while advocating for an enabling environment where every individual's sexual health and rights are respected, protected, and fulfilled as an inalienable human right. (wikipedia.org)
  • cervical
  • Gynecologic Cancers (including, but not limited to breast, cervical, uterine, and ovarian) - Of screening services, cervical screenings are common in Russia, though a woman must be referred by a gynecologist. (wikipedia.org)
  • children
  • With a broader spectrum of reproductive options available to PLWH, evidence emerging from research conducted in developing countries indicates that ART may encourage PLWH receiving treatment to reconsider their reproductive decisions such as getting married and having children [ 2 , 4 , 5 , 9 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Providers should encourage developmentally appropriate communication about sexual and reproductive health between parents/caregivers and their children. (adolescenthealth.org)
  • The state of Missouri passed a law which in its preamble stated that "the life of each human being begins at conception", and "unborn children have protectable interests in life, health, and well-being. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1894, New York City officials initiated the first school health program in the U.S. Its purpose was to assess and, if needed, exclude children with contagious diseases from the classroom. (wikipedia.org)
  • social
  • The study explores barriers encountered by couples living with HIV in accessing sexual and reproductive health services using the social ecological model. (hindawi.com)
  • In this issue of the AMA Journal of Ethics, I have worked with many exceptional authors to address the roles of physicians in balancing the social and medical models of disability. (ama-assn.org)
  • Sexual health is a state of well-being in relation to sexuality across the life span that involves physical, emotional, mental, social and spiritual dimensions. (wikipedia.org)
  • quality
  • The US is the largest donor to the agency, which mandates access to high-quality sexual and reproductive health services and voluntary family planning. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • With the advent of antiretroviral therapy (ART/ARV), worldwide health improvements have occurred over the last decades and the result has been a dramatic reduction in HIV-related morbidity and mortality, and improvements in quality of life [ 2 - 5 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Patients
  • Brakey, as chair for the Health and Human Services Committee, was the lead Senate sponsor of state "right to try" legislation in 2016, which guarantees terminally ill patients the right to use investigational drugs, treatments and medical devices that have not yet been approved by the Food and Drug Administration. (wikipedia.org)
  • meet
  • School nurses should provide certain services that meet the minimum requirement according to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). (wikipedia.org)
  • life
  • Our country is truly facing a divisive crossroad on issues related to life and the inherent dignity of the unborn. (marchforlife.org)
  • And we are excited to amplify YOUR voice on the most pressing issue of our time, the inherent dignity and goodness of life, not only as we march up Constitution Avenue every January, but moreover, every day of the year. (marchforlife.org)
  • Lack of treatment in youth has led to reproductive issues later in life. (wikipedia.org)
  • Reproductive health therefore implies that people are able to have a satisfying and safe sex life and that they have the capability to reproduce and the freedom to decide if, when and how often to do so. (wikipedia.org)
  • woman's
  • as well as on other issues, NOMAS affirms and supports the individual woman's right to choose, without governmental, judicial and familial interference. (nomas.org)
  • 5 Over the past decade, organizers have also begun to cast access to midwifery as a "consumer rights" issue- one in which a woman's "right to choose" has been restricted by ill-informed public policies concerning midwives and homebirth. (xlibx.info)
  • access
  • Overnight, Senate Republicans introduced an updated version of the bill that includes a new provision to allow plans not to cover contraception, doubling down on changes that would rob millions of Americans of their health care and imperil women's access to affordable care. (reproductiverights.org)
  • 2 A second national effort aimed at gaining federal recognition of CPMs was spearheaded in 2009 by the Midwives and Mothers in Action (MAMA) Cam- paign, a collaborative effort by several professional organizations for midwives and "consumer" groups supporting midwives.3 Both of these campaigns have 2 Introduction drawn nationwide public attention to the recent efforts aimed at expanding women's reproductive rights to include access to midwifery care. (xlibx.info)
  • This intensified "push" is the continuation of growing support for access to midwives across the nation since the 1970s that has paralleled (but in some cases been at odds with) the broader reproductive rights movement. (xlibx.info)
  • If I were a man I would be fighting for my reproductive rights for the creation of and access to more then just vasectomies. (wordpress.com)
  • disaster
  • On February 24, 2011, the House of Delegates passed SB 924, a bill that requires the Board of Health to issue regulations related to infection prevention and disaster preparedness for hospitals, nursing homes and certified nursing facilities. (wordpress.com)
  • take
  • After the emergency regulations expire, the Board will follow the normal process for creating health regulations, which can take anywhere from 18 months to over two years. (wordpress.com)
  • recent
  • Recent scholarly and popular books have described midwifery as "a global feminist issue"4 and have positioned the right to birth where and with whom one chooses as a "basic reproductive right. (xlibx.info)
  • legal
  • That will depend on the regulations produced by the Board of Health, but clinics in the state that currently provide safe and legal first-trimester abortions will have to meet at least some of the facilities requirements now imposed on the various types of hospitals classified under state law, possibly the requirements now mandated for outpatient surgical centers. (wordpress.com)
  • power
  • For as much power as politicians have in taking away reproductive rights, individuals have just as much impact and agency in taking steps to protect their health and the health of those around them. (care2.com)
  • comment
  • During the normal course of creating health regulations, there is a greater opportunity for public comment and provisions in place that can force the process to begin again if substantial objections are raised. (wordpress.com)
  • officials
  • At least 65 people are confirmed to have died in a nearly five-month-old cholera outbreak in Kenya, with infections also continuing to rise in the capital Nairobi, health officials said Wednesday…" (5/20). (kff.org)
  • Eastern Cape Health and officials from Pretoria met in Bhisho to discuss strategies to tackle circumcision-related deaths in the province. (blogspot.co.nz)
  • medical
  • Health workers, patients, and medical facilities have come under attack in 17 countries since the start of 2014, a coalition of 24 nongovernmental organizations said in a report released Wednesday that urged a greater international effort to protect health services. (kff.org)
  • The Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research (PNG IMR) is the principal institution conducting health research in Papua New Guinea with a focus on health problems affecting the country's population. (wikipedia.org)
  • ministers
  • The report was released jointly by Human Rights Watch and the Safeguarding Health in Conflict coalition as health ministers met in Geneva for the World Health Assembly, the World Health Organization's decision-making body…" (Cumming-Bruce, 5/20). (kff.org)
  • departments
  • Additionally the minister has to deal with logistic issues not seen in other departments such as strikes, shortages and queues which are all too familiar in clinics and hospitals around the country. (wikipedia.org)
  • population
  • The unit also conducts continuous surveillance of suspected cases of kuru Population Health and Demography Unit This unit emerged in 2011 from the former Operational Research Unit. (wikipedia.org)
  • The PHDU focuses on assessing large-scale trends in health and disease by applying an interdisciplinary population-based research approach. (wikipedia.org)
  • The PHDU's mission is to conduct policy-relevant interdisciplinary research with the aim to understand population-level changes and determinants of health and disease in Papua New Guinea. (wikipedia.org)
  • Traditional healers are consulted by approximately 60% of the South African population, usually in conjunction with modern biomedical services. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ministry
  • As the United Nations has adopted a resolution urging member states to ban female genital mutilation, the government has been told it has no choice but to revoke a Health Ministry regulation issued in 2010 that condones female circumcision. (blogspot.co.nz)
  • The 2010 Health Ministry regulation stipulates that female circumcision is allowed as long as it is performed by licensed doctors, nurses or midwives. (blogspot.co.nz)
  • The Health Ministry website claims that female circumcision, as stipulated in the regulation, cannot be categorized as female genital mutilation. (blogspot.co.nz)
  • Department of Hea
  • The Institute was established in 1968 through an Act of Parliament and it effectively acts as the research arm of the PNG Department of Health. (wikipedia.org)
  • In recent years, and especially since the tenure of Michael Noonan in 1994-1997, being appointed as minister has become somewhat of a "poisoned chalice" in government circles and a portfolio to be avoided by aspiring politicians, during his tenure Brian Cowen famously referred to the Department of Health as Angola due the fact that there were landmines everywhere. (wikipedia.org)
  • Vaccination
  • They have claimed that progressives have had these kinds of issues with policies involving genetically modified foods, vaccination, overpopulation, use of animals in research, nuclear energy, and other topics. (wikipedia.org)
  • doctor
  • Dr. Victor E. Beshay , doctor of reproductive medicine, established his state-of-the-art, stand-alone fertility clinic in May 2014. (dfwfertility.com)
  • In number to final stenosis,etc and relationship producten lilly is doctor moreover involved in cialis monthly cost not funded health models with unavailable unhealthy and pharmaceutical raspuns. (baysidemustangs.com)
  • Cancer
  • The study is published in the September 15, 2009 issue of Cancer , a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society. (eurekalert.org)
  • Between 1990 and 1991, the cancer control program was decentralised with the introduction of services at the district level. (wikipedia.org)
  • potential
  • We like to think that we are an extraordinary practice that is all about you - your potential, your comfort, your health, and your individuality. (lybrate.com)
  • policy
  • The "selective use of data", cherry picking, is identified as a notable form of scientific abuse by the Pacific Institute, an organization created to provide independent research and policy analysis on issues at the intersection of development, environment, and security. (wikipedia.org)
  • known
  • In later years, the health portfolio was occasionally coupled with that for social welfare portfolio, in which case the incumbent was known as the Minister for Health and Social Welfare. (wikipedia.org)
  • support
  • The PNG IMR is organized in an administrative and support services section and four scientific units: Vector Borne Disease Unit The unit focuses on research into malaria and lymphatic filariasis. (wikipedia.org)
  • people
  • The U.N. independent expert on the implications for human rights of the environmentally sound management and disposal of hazardous substances and wastes today urged the World Health Organization to 'play a much larger, more active role' in protecting people from the negative impacts of toxic pollution…" (5/20). (kff.org)
  • The biology is with an time of the MD of the service and yet encrypts to qualities of ginseng Compares that can be in both spirit and account people. (keepergoals.com)
  • Government
  • Government has allocated R20 million to the Eastern Cape Health Department to curb the deaths of initiates and ensure safe circumcisions. (blogspot.co.nz)
  • In 2002, the government funding for health matters was approximately US$2.30 per person. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2012, the Nepalese government decided to launch a pilot program on universal health insurance in three districts of the country. (wikipedia.org)