September, 2010

Planned Parenthood and National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health Laud Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, and Demand Greater Access to Health Care and Birth Control for Women


Two key champions of health care reform―Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) and the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) ― participated today in the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s (CHCI) 2010 Public Policy Conference by sponsoring a networking breakfast immediately prior to First Lady Michelle Obama’s speech at the morning plenary session, titled “America’s Promise: The Impact of Health Care Reform.”

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Comunicado de prensa

Planned Parenthood y National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health Alaban a Caucus Hispano del Congreso, y Exigen Mayor Acceso a Cuidados de Salud y Anticonceptivos para Mujeres



Dos grupos propulsores de la reforma de salud―Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) y National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) ―participaron hoy en la Conferencia de Política Pública del Caucus Hispano del Congreso (CHCI) 2010 al patrocinar el desayuno de trabajo inmediatamente anterior al discurso de la Primera Dama Michelle Obama ante la plenaria titulada “La Promesa de Estados Unidos: El Impacto de la Reforma de Salud”. Read more »

Latina Immigrants Face Structural Barriers to Abortion Access

New research released at the start of Hispanic Heritage Month points to community-level barriers to services and information

New qualitative research that surveyed community leaders involved in helping immigrant Latinas access healthcare reveals systemic and serious barriers to programs and services.  As the nation celebrates Hispanic Heritage month, this research unveils serious unmet needs among Latina immigrants related to reproductive healthcare.

The National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) published a new research report, Latina Immigrant Women's Access To Abortion: Insights from Interviews with Latina Grasstops Leaders, which surveys community leaders in three states with significant Latina immigrant populations to learn more about community health needs. 

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