Texas lawmakers are spending warm Texas weekends deciding whether autistic kids or poor women deserve more resources, while they pay crisis pregnancy counselors more than registered nurses.
Reproductive health advocates must fend off repeated attacks on health reform, work on implementation and fix the flaws.
Since when is the IRS the good guy? This week they are by changing their minds and making a decision that will affect the health of women and children across the US.
The first day of the G8 Summit answered some of the questions advocates have raised about Canada’s signature G8 initiative, The Muskoka Initiative for maternal and child health. But important gaps remain.
The G8 must commit new resources for maternal, newborn and child health, including all reproductive health services. Integrated sexual and reproductive health services have been proven to be cost-effective and to save lives.
As the Gulf oil catastrophe unfolds, little is being said about its effects now and later on human health, especially on reproductive health and on the health of children.
South Carolina’s Lt. Governor compares children and families reliant on reduced price and free school lunch programs to “stray animals.”
We pay deserved attention to the childhood obesity epidemic and the eventual health problems caused by it. My active child loves fruits, vegetables, and water. This thin but otherwise healthy child may now be considered “medically uninsurable.”
The far right continues to use the “sex boogeyman” as a scare tactic to undermine comprehensive sex ed, here and abroad. Agence-France Press reports that guidelines originally drafted by the UN cultural organisation Unesco will promote…..(gasp!)….masturbation.
A Global Family Health Action Plan could integrate child health, maternal health, family planning and HIV prevention and meet US commitments to the UN Millennium Development Goals.