Advocacy in Action

December 2023 Advocacy in Action: Obesity Treatments & Policies

December 2023 Advocacy in Action: Obesity Treatments & Policies

December 12, 2023

As an organization focused on women’s preventive health, AWHP recognizes that obesity is a chronic disease and an important part of preventive healthcare – and we believe everybody should have access to the full range of care options, including anti-obesity medications, behavioral therapy, medical nutrition therapy, and surgical interventions.

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December 2023 Advocacy in Action: Obesity Treatments & Policies

August 2023 Advocacy in Action

August 23, 2023

This summer, AWHP was busy at work fighting to ensure equitable access to affordable prescription medications for people with chronic illnesses, maintaining funding for women’s healthcare programs, encouraging access to early cancer detection, and improving the issue of Black maternal health.

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December 2023 Advocacy in Action: Obesity Treatments & Policies

May 2023 Advocacy in Action

May 10, 2023

AWHP addresses preventive health policy issues by working with a broad coalition of health providers, educators, patient groups, provider organizations, policymakers, and health officials around a wide range of issues.

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Blog Posts

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Your Health at Heart: Prioritizing Preventive Cardiac Care 

February 5, 2024

February marks both American Heart Month and Black History Month. To learn more about the importance of accessible cardiac care and the broader role providers play in helping women navigate their screening and prevention options, we sat down with Dr. Barbara Hutchinson.

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Harnessing the Launch of the White House Initiative on Women’s Health Research for Expanded Focus on Preventive Health

January 24, 2024

As an organization focused on women’s health, AWHP is thrilled by the launch of the White House Initiative of Women’s Health Research, an effort led by First Lady Dr. Jill Biden and directed by Dr. Carolyn Mazure. The initiative aims to spur extensive investment in women’s health research and close health disparities for women nationwide.

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Prevention At All Ages: Prioritizing Cervical Health

January 22, 2024

AWHP is committed to raising awareness about cervical cancer screening and prevention, and advancing policies that promote cervical health. Learn more about the importance of cervical cancer screening and women’s screening and prevention options with Dr. Verda Hicks.

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A Commitment to Transformative Collaboration in 2024

January 18, 2024

In collaboration with a diverse coalition of leading organizations dedicated to women’s health, we passionately advocate for accessible, affordable, and equitable preventive care. In the early days of 2024, we want to extend deep gratitude to the multitude of partners who join us on this transformative journey.

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Empowering Women Through Preventive Healthcare: 2023 End of Year Report

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 better preventive healthcare for all women and girls in the U.S., we recently issued our first End of Year (EOY) Report.

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Prioritizing Prevention in Women’s Healthcare with OB-GYN Dr. Yolanda Lawson

October 18, 2023

As president of the National Medical Association, the oldest national African American medical association in the U.S. and an organization committed to eliminating health disparities, Dr. Lawson is working to foster health equity by ensuring that all women have the resources they need to make informed decisions about their health.

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