August 23, 2023
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...
July 21, 2023
July 21, 2023 Rep. Kay GrangerThe CapitolWashington, DC 20515 Dear Chairwoman Granger, The draft fiscal year 2024 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies funding bill passed by a House Appropriations subcommittee earlier this week casts a...
July 19, 2023
As President of the National Grange, Betsy Huber has spent her decades-long career focused on improving all aspects of life for people in rural communities. This work has increasingly demanded an emphasis on advocating for accessible and high-quality rural...
June 27, 2023
June 27, 2023 The Alliance for Women’s Health & Prevention (AWHP) exists at the intersection of women’s health and public policy. Our unyielding and persistent focus is advancing policy that drives equitable access and prevents the burden and progression of...
AWHP Comments on USPSTF’s Draft Research Plan on Weight Loss to Prevent Obesity-Related Morbidity and Mortality in Adults
June 14, 2023
June 14, 2023 Dr. Michael BarryChair, U.S. Preventive Services Task Force 5600 Fishers LaneRockville, MD 20857 Re: USPSTF Draft Research Plan: Weight Loss to Prevent Obesity-Related Morbidity and Mortality in Adults: Interventions Dear Dr. Barry, As an organization...
June 5, 2023
Dr. Michael Barry Chair, U.S. Preventive Services Task Force 5600 Fishers Lane Rockville, MD 20857 Re: USPSTF Draft Guidelines on Breast Cancer Screening Dear Dr. Barry, As an organization focused on ensuring all women have access...
Over 20 Prominent Women’s Health and Patient Advocacy Groups Call On the Biden Administration to Protect Preventive Services
May 24, 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.
“We Should All Be Advocates for Women’s Health”: A Conversation with Dr. Elizabeth Garner on Investment in and Advocacy for Women’s Health
May 22, 2023
Dr. Elizabeth Garner, U.S. Chief Scientific Officer at Ferring Pharmaceuticals and the new President of the American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA), has devoted her career to empowering women. Born and raised in Nigeria, Dr. Garner brings a global worldview to her...
May 10, 2023
May 10, 2023 The Alliance for Women’s Health & Prevention is committed to advancing policy that drives equitable access and prevents the burden and progression of disease for all women and girls. We drive and support policy statements and advocacy letters...