Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

We’re Still Here: Why the HHS Censoring Women’s Health Matters

By NWHN Staff | Apr 6, 2018 | Comments Off on We’re Still Here: Why the HHS Censoring Women’s Health Matters

If you have a sore throat, you might check WebMD for symptoms of strep throat or a cold. Upon finding a new mole, maybe you’ll take to Google to determine whether or not you should show it to your doctor. Or maybe you’re just wondering how frequently you should get tested for STIs, and within minutes you can consult a number of trusted resources. Seems pretty universal, right?

NWHN’s Take on Alex Azar: An Interview with Cindy Pearson

By Evita Almassi | Nov 13, 2017 | Comments Off on NWHN’s Take on Alex Azar: An Interview with Cindy Pearson

Over the last year, the Trump Administration has repeatedly appointed unqualified individuals to key public health posts. Alex Azar, Trump’s pick to head the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is part of this same trend. Fresh from Eli…

What Comes Next?

By Sarah Christopherson | Jan 10, 2017 | Comments Off on What Comes Next?

Taken from the January/February 2017 issue of the Women’s Health Activist Newsletter. The day after the election the reporter wanted to know: should women be worried? Yes. President-elect Trump enters office having boasted about using his wealth and power to…

Raising Women’s Voices at the White House

By NWHN Staff | Sep 24, 2015 | Comments Off on Raising Women’s Voices at the White House

In recognition of the important work done by the RWV coordinators, the White House arranged a special briefing for us. When we walked out of the White House that afternoon, we were walking on concrete sidewalks, but we could feel our connection to our grassroots, people like you who’ve rallied, lobbied and educated your friends.