November 28, 2023
The Alliance for Women’s Health & Prevention (AWHP) was established with a clear mission: to ensure that all women and girls have access to affordable, high-quality preventive healthcare services. To reflect on our first year raising awareness and advocating for...
October 30, 2023
October marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month. AWHP is committed to making sure women are fully informed on all things related to holistic screening and early detection – as well as advancing policies that support breast health and early detection. AWHP...
October 18, 2023
Yolanda Lawson, MD, President of the National Medical Association and founder of MadeWell Obstetrics and Gynecology, has dedicated her life to women’s preventive health. As president of the National Medical Association, the oldest national African...
The Alliance for Women’s Health and Prevention Awards Inaugural Grant to ASCP to Examine Cervical Cancer Screening in Women from Diverse Populations in the U.S.
October 18, 2023
May 24, 2023 (Washington, DC) — The Alliance for Women’s Health and Prevention (AWHP) together with 22 national organizations delivered an open letter to President Biden regarding the Braidwood Management v. Becerra ruling. The letter urges the Biden administration to consider all available options to thwart the devastating impacts of this ruling, which, if upheld, would put access to critical preventive services in jeopardy for millions of Americans.
September 28, 2023
By Millicent Gorham At the Alliance for Women’s Health & Prevention (AWHP) we are focused on driving policy that advances equitable, accessible and affordable preventive health care for all women and girls. Every day we engage in advocacy and policy...
September 26, 2023
September 26, 2023 The Alliance for Women's Health & Prevention continues to engage with key stakeholders on preventive healthcare issues, including maternal health, lung health, and laboratory testing. Since our last update, we have participated in important...
September 20, 2023
Dr. Cheruba Prabakar, CEO of Lamorinda Gynecology and Surgery and AWHP Advisory Council Member, has devoted her career to helping patients meet and exceed their health goals. Known as the “The Fibroid Doc,” Dr. Prabakar has spent much of her career treating a diverse...
September 11, 2023
By Millicent Gorham September 11, 2023 The United States faces a significant vaccine equity gap. Across the board, white Americans are more likely to be up to date on CDC recommendations than their Black and Brown counterparts. For example, in 2019, white adults were...
September 5, 2023
By Millicent Gorham September 5, 2023 As teenagers move away from home to start college, head back to school, or enter the workforce, they have so much to be excited about. Yet, in beginning this new phase of their lives, they should not have to consider whether they...