Health Equity

Biden Administration Restores Guardrails to Controversial Refusal of Care Rule 

By NWHN Staff | Jan 9, 2024 | Comments Off on Biden Administration Restores Guardrails to Controversial Refusal of Care Rule 

The NWHN applauds the final rule, which limits the potential for illegal discrimination on the part of providers and advances health care equity for all.

Congressional Hearing — The Disproportionate Impact of COVID-19 on Communities of Color

By M. Isabelle Chaudry | Jun 17, 2020 | Comments Off on Congressional Hearing — The Disproportionate Impact of COVID-19 on Communities of Color

Statement from M. Isabelle Chaudry, Esq., Senior Policy Manager, National Women’s Health Network: House Ways and Means Committee

Women’s Health: Unequal for Too Long

By NWHN Staff | Sep 1, 2014 | Comments Off on Women’s Health: Unequal for Too Long

Communities of color continue to face substantial cultural, social, and economic barriers to obtaining quality health care and achieving equitable health outcomes. Many of these racial and ethnic health disparities disproportionately impact women.

Fighting for the Health and Rights of Pregnant Women

By NWHN Staff | Jul 1, 2013 | Comments Off on Fighting for the Health and Rights of Pregnant Women

It’s safe to say that women want a voice in decisions that will affect their lives – to be able to consider their options and have their choices respected. Women receive better health care when they’re actively engaged in making decisions about their health. Women’s health activists know this and have long advocated for an equitable health care system that supports women’s choices.