You are going to a different site than the one you have visited previously. As MSF is often the only health provider in a region, women frequently have to travel long distances to reach us, and they may not begin this journey until complications have already developed. Or visit the CAPS Walk-In Clinic on the 4th floor from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday. The Self-Help Clinic started out in April, 1971, as a type of consciousness-raising group.
Additionally, this legislation would establish a three-year grant program for the training of nurse practitioners that specialize in women’s health care, helping to ensure a stronger health care workforce. Through our tight network of offices, we are also able to refer you for diagnostic imaging, laboratory services and minimally invasive surgery. Remember, your skin is one of the most important components in your quest for good health. If you’re 40 or older, you should have a health care professional perform a total body scan every year to look for any signs of skin cancer. The concepts of Self-Help have had a tremendous impact on the women’s health movement.
In addition to ensuring timely access to quality care, MSF also works to reduce maternal and infant mortality through provision of emergency obstetric care, as well as prenatal and postnatal care and care during pregnancy. Upgrade your Women’s Health Issues app now to take advantage of all the new features and functionality. The documentary made me really start thinking about my own family and our health.
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Almost 40 years ago, Gaskin founded the Farm Midwifery Center , an intentional community in Tennessee, to take childbirth out of the firm grasp of the medical profession who have medicalized this normal physiological function. We improve the health of all women by developing and promoting a critical analysis of health issues in order to affect policy and support consumer decision-making.