US defeated trying to rid references to reproductive health
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States has faced overwhelming defeat in two attempts to eliminate references to "sexual and reproductive health" from U.N. General Assembly resolutions on preventing violence and sexual harassment of women and girls and on child, early and forced marriage.
US fails to weaken UN references to sexual health
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States failed in an attempt to water down references to "sexual and reproductive health" in a U.N. resolution Thursday despite support from China and many Islamic countries.
In addition to offering medical, prenatal, dental, pharmacy and behavioral health and social services, Siouxland Community Health Center will be fulfilling more of patients' needs by offering the Title X Family Planning Program starting in early February.
Title X is a federal program that was enacted in 1970 to provide family planning and preventive sexual and reproductive health services for low-income and uninsured individuals, at little or no cost.
Clinic plans to offer birthing, reproductive health services
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A nonprofit clinic in Memphis plans to use a vacant medical building to house the city's first freestanding birthing center and a reproductive health center.
The Memphis Commercial Appeal (http://memne.ws/2dK3tAv ) reports that Choices - Memphis Center for Reproductive Health purchased the building in April to offer birthing center services, abortion services, gynecology, mental health services and sexual and reproductive health care.