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  • access
  • 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)
  • options
  • After her lawyers exhausted all options, Aurora filed an "amparo" (protection request) before Costa Rica's Supreme Court on December 17, 2012 asking that she be granted an early delivery as the progression of the pregnancy was aggravating her already deteriorated mental health. (reproductiverights.org)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • abortion services
  • In a recent decision in the case of Lakshmi Dhikta v. Nepal, the Supreme Court of Nepal ruled that the country's government must guarantee access to safe and affordable abortion services. (reproductiverights.org)
  • and all medically necessary abortion services are covered by commercial health insurance policies without co-pays, coinsurance, or deductibles. (ny.gov)
  • Provide coverage for abortion services that are medically necessary without co-pays, coinsurance, or deductibles (unless the plan is a high deductible plan). (ny.gov)
  • New York law also mandates coverage for all surgical procedures that are medically necessary, without exclusion for abortion services. (ny.gov)
  • The Department of Financial Services regulation with respect to abortion services includes an exemption for religious employers, while mandating that every insured has the same rights to coverage without additional payment. (ny.gov)
  • Legal and legislative action regarding CPCs has generally attempted to curb deceptive advertising, targeting those that imply that they offer abortion services by requiring centers to disclose that they do not offer certain services or possess certain qualifications. (wikipedia.org)
  • 75% of women in rural areas have to drive at least 50 miles for abortion services. (wikipedia.org)
  • see also advertisement of abortion services). (wikipedia.org)
  • As of 15 October 2009[update], none of those states removed its exceptions to abortion to reflect the changes in its constitution, but according to Human Rights Watch and a local NGO, over the past eight years, the conservative-leaning state of Guanajuato "has denied every petition by a pregnant rape victim for abortion services", and about 130 of its residents have been sentenced for seeking or providing illegal abortion. (wikipedia.org)
  • prevention
  • In that regard, the almost 7,500 family planning clinics across the country certainly are doing their share, given that unintended pregnancy prevention is their primary mission. (guttmacher.org)
  • Approaches for chlamydia control at the public health level include primary prevention activities, increased access to testing and treatment for people with or at risk of infection, and screening either opportunistically or as part of an organized population screening program. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Provide education and services for pregnancy prevention and for pregnant, parenting teens, and at-risk teens. (kingcounty.gov)
  • Current ethical guidelines may be difficult for stakeholders to implement, and we know very little about what prevention services researchers are currently providing to participants or their successes, best practices and challenges. (scielo.org.za)
  • Adding new tools to the current package of prevention services will involve complex decision making with few set standards, and regulatory and scientific challenges. (scielo.org.za)
  • However, CPCs have also been known to disseminate false medical information, usually about the supposed physical and mental health risks of abortion, but sometimes also about the effectiveness of condoms and the prevention of sexually transmitted infections. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the other case, if the person does not wish to have a child at the specific time, they can investigate the resources that are needed to prevent pregnancy, such as birth control, contraceptives, or physical protection and prevention. (wikipedia.org)
  • For more than 25 years, MTA provided a wide variety of HIV prevention services to youth, as well as services for youth affected by HIV/AIDS in the District of Columbia and the surrounding area. (wikipedia.org)
  • They formed the Washington Area Consortium on HIV/AIDS In Youth (WACHIVIY), and began offering HIV prevention education services to District youth in 1989 under the leadership of Dr. Lawrence (Larry) D'Angelo, Director of the Burgess Clinic at Children's National Medical Center. (wikipedia.org)
  • Society for their actions emphasizes the importance of prevention care for the health of women of reproductive age and the health of mother and child, by disseminating information and specific services. (wikipedia.org)
  • UNFPA
  • UNFPA supports evidence-based, girl-centred investments that empower girls with the information, skills and services they need to be healthy, educated and safe, helping them make a successful transition to adulthood. (unfpa.org)
  • UNFPA also works to support the needs of married girls particularly in family planning and maternal health. (unfpa.org)
  • According to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), "Pregnancies among girls less than 18 years of age have irreparable consequences. (wikipedia.org)
  • births
  • Some of these pregnancies end in abortion and some end in unintended births. (guttmacher.org)
  • Like older men, older women have a higher chance of having a child with autism or Down syndrome, the chances of having multiple births increases, which cause further late-pregnancy risks, they have an increased chance of developing gestational diabetes, the need for a Caesarian section is greater, older women's bodies are not as well-suited for delivering a baby. (wikipedia.org)
  • AIDS
  • In 1990, after the death of Ryan White, Metro TeenAIDS established the Ryan White Youth Service Awards, "to recognize notable contributions in the fight against adolescent HIV/AIDS. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1997, Second Lady of the United States, Tipper Gore, joined MTA on World AIDS Day to present the award to Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, Donna Shalala. (wikipedia.org)
  • By adding an advocacy component to the organization's programs, MTA educated policymakers about the needs of youth with respect to HIV/AIDS, keeping youth on the agenda and helping to ensure funding for dedicated youth programs and services in an environment that often focuses on the needs of adults. (wikipedia.org)
  • What set MTA apart from many AIDS service organizations was its commitment to advocacy work and policy change to improve the lives of young people into the future. (wikipedia.org)
  • teenage pregnancy
  • The Pojoaque Valley School Board took tentative steps last week toward determining the extent and detrimental effects of teenage pregnancy at the high school. (redorbit.com)
  • Teenage pregnancy in developed countries is usually outside of marriage, and carries a social stigma in many communities and cultures. (wikipedia.org)
  • Teenage pregnancy also affects girls' education and income potential as many are forced to drop out of school which ultimately threatens future opportunities and economic prospects. (wikipedia.org)
  • A holistic approach is required in order to address teenage pregnancy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Teenage pregnancy puts young women at risk for health issues, economic, social and financial issues. (wikipedia.org)
  • fund
  • As of 2015[update], more than half of the U.S. states helped to fund crisis pregnancy centers either directly and/or through the sale of Choose Life license plates. (wikipedia.org)
  • family
  • It is proposed that the Ntshembo intervention will be community-based, including specialist adolescent community health workers who will deliver a complex intervention comprising of individual, peer, family and community mobilisation components. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Why is family planning a public health issue? (colorado.gov)
  • The United States has established family planning goals in Healthy People 2020 aimed at improving pregnancy planning, spacing, and preventing unintended pregnancy. (cdc.gov)
  • In 1993, the National Institute of Family and Life Advocates (NIFLA) was formed to provide legal advice to CPCs in the U.S. The Family Research Council describes the beginnings of the crisis pregnancy center movement in a 2009 report. (wikipedia.org)
  • The British Pregnancy Advisory Service, an independent abortion-providing agency, said that young women were particularly vulnerable to religiously-influenced pro-life "Crisis Pregnancy Centres", unregulated by the National Health Service, because many of the women knew less about the healthcare system or did not want to consult their family GP. (wikipedia.org)
  • Contemporary notions of family planning, however, tend to place a woman and her childbearing decisions at the center of the discussion, as notions of women's empowerment and reproductive autonomy have gained traction in many parts of the world. (wikipedia.org)
  • When planning a family, women should be aware that reproductive risks increase with the age of the woman. (wikipedia.org)
  • Family planning benefits the health and well-being of women and families throughout the world. (wikipedia.org)
  • Modern methods of family planning include birth control, assisted reproductive technology and family planning programs. (wikipedia.org)
  • By contrast, teenage parents in developing countries are often married, and their pregnancies welcomed by family and society. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Office of Family Planning oversees the Title X Family Planning Program, enacted in 1970 as Title X of the Public Health Service Act. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is the only federal grant program dedicated solely to providing individuals with comprehensive family planning and related preventive health services. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1974, Mexico introduced the Ley General de Población, a law requiring the government to provide free family planning services in all public health clinics and a National Program for Family Planning to coordinate it. (wikipedia.org)
  • Up until the 1990s, the Mexican government considerably expanded its family planning services to rural areas and less-developed parts of the country, reducing inequalities in family planning services and contraceptive provision. (wikipedia.org)
  • Centre
  • The Student Heath Service is located on the fourth floor of the Smallwood Centre, and is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (4:30 p.m. in summer) by appointment only, except for emergencies. (mun.ca)
  • Students are encouraged to bring a copy of their medical records to the Student Health Centre. (mun.ca)
  • In 1986, FPAHK began to diversify its services and research with the establishment of the first health centre for teenagers at Causeway Bay. (wikipedia.org)
  • outcomes
  • Girls who leave school have worse health and economic outcomes than those who stay in school, and eventually their children fare worse as well. (unfpa.org)
  • Therefore, understanding how to best deliver services to young people and evaluating the impact of service delivery is essential to improving youth SRH outcomes. (springer.com)
  • In developed countries, teenage pregnancies are associated with social issues, including lower educational levels, poverty, and other negative life outcomes in children of teenage mothers. (wikipedia.org)
  • Primary
  • Primary functions of the Service are the diagnosis and treatment of illness, the activation and maintenance of wellness and the promotion of health education programs. (mun.ca)
  • clinics
  • We at UNF hope that our government and others will step up to the plate and provide full funding for comprehensive high quality services that offer women respectful, culturally sensitive education and services - rather than long lines or closed clinics," Kreinin added. (commondreams.org)
  • CPCs that qualify as medical clinics may also provide pregnancy testing, sonograms, and other services. (wikipedia.org)
  • While CPCs often look like abortion clinics and are intentionally located near them, most are not legally licensed as medical clinics and do not offer medical services. (wikipedia.org)
  • Soon after, the Hong Kong Department of Health started to take over the FPAHK sub-fertility clinics. (wikipedia.org)
  • education
  • Asked how the rise in population growth will impact on developing nations reaching their MDGs by 2015, Guzman said that many developing, and particularly the least developed countries (LDCs), will face a continuous increase in the demand for services, specifically in education and health. (commondreams.org)
  • The 57 schools involved were randomly allocated either to take part in the baby simulator program or to receive the standard health education curriculum. (theconversation.com)
  • risk
  • The risk of pregnancy is actually increased compared to girls who didn't take part in the intervention. (theconversation.com)
  • Adolescence is key to addressing trans-generational risk and a window of opportunity to intervene and positively impact on individuals' health trajectories into adulthood. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Using Intervention Mapping (IM), this paper describes the development of the Ntshembo intervention, which is intended to improve the health and well-being of adolescent girls in order to limit the inter-generational transfer of risk of metabolic disease, in particular diabetes risk. (biomedcentral.com)
  • High risk of physical violence during pregnancy. (colorado.gov)
  • Women facing an unplanned pregnancy are at greater risk for a number of social, economic and health problems. (colorado.gov)
  • Unintended pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of problems for the mom and baby. (cdc.gov)
  • The heightened risk of female health and safety makes them vulnerable to disease, violence and death. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ireland's laws state abortion is only allowed where continuation of pregnancy would put a woman's life (not merely health or other interests) at risk. (wikipedia.org)
  • Offering a database of generic and trade medication information regarding fetal risk during pregnancy and breastfeeding. (dmoztools.net)
  • continuation
  • In 1931, fourteen years after the writing of the national Constitution, the Mexican Government addressed abortion by making it illegal, except in the cases when the abortion is caused by the negligence of the mother, continuation of the pregnancy endangers the life of the mother, or in pregnancy resulting from rape. (wikipedia.org)
  • include
  • The authors describe MTA's programmatic expansion in the 2000s from strict service provision to include local and national advocacy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Serious side effects may include heavy vaginal bleeding, bacterial infection, and a malformed baby if the pregnancy does not end. (wikipedia.org)
  • high
  • However, policymakers should be more disturbed by the underlying fact that the unintended pregnancy rate in the United States is so high, and that so many women experience repeat unintended pregnancies. (guttmacher.org)
  • The pregnancy issue arose when Lilliemae Ortiz noted that the number of teenage pregnancies at the high school was a hot topic at several post-graduation parties and events she had attended. (redorbit.com)
  • All five board members recently voted to keep the restrictions in place, but the issue came up again when Dunn informed the board that Las Clinicas had decided not to promote a planned expansion of health services to the community at large after the board refused to lift the restriction for the clinic's summer operations for adults out of the high school. (redorbit.com)
  • In a recent interview, Pojoaque Valley High School Principal Kevin Hubka said that compared to other larger schools he has worked at, "I don't think (pregnancy) is a huge issue at Pojoaque. (redorbit.com)
  • chronic
  • Exposure to a single large dose of mifepristone in newborn rats was not associated with any reproductive problems, although chronic low-dose exposure of newborn rats to mifepristone was associated with structural and functional reproductive abnormalities. (wikipedia.org)