Category Archives: Medical

CYNTHIA WAITED – A TRUE STORY

Tweet by Anita Swanson Speake She had confidence and style. “Hi. My name is Cynthia,” she announced with a smile. “And don’t let this head decoration fool you. I really do think bald is beautiful, but there are some days … Continue reading

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Kelseyville’s Dr. Dhanda heals here, there…everywhere

Tweet By Amber Dems — Staff reporter Updated: 06/24/2013 11:42:21 AM PDT LAKE COUNTY — In the heart of Cobb Mountain, Brittney Wise was days away from delivering a baby boy, when she noticed an immense pain in her uterus … Continue reading

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Introducing SILCS: It’s Not Your Mother’s Diaphragm

Tweet Original post can be found at Impact Blog “In the early 20th century, distribution of and education about contraceptives were illegal in the United States, leading to the widespread use of ineffective contraceptive methods. This continued until Margaret Sanger … Continue reading

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GLOBAL WOMEN’S HEALTH AND RIGHTS

Tweet Statement of Policy As Issued by the Executive Board of the American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists and the American Congress of Obstetricians & Gynecologists

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Landmark Summit Puts Women at Heart of Global Health Agenda

Tweet Global leaders unite to provide 120 million women in the world’s poorest countries with access to contraceptives by 2020 London, July 11, 2012 –Voluntary family planning services will reach an additional 120 million women and girls in the world’s … Continue reading

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Improving Access to Family Planning | Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Tweet Providing family planning information and services to millions of women and girls in the poorest countries in the world gives them the opportunity to determine their own futures, and the best future for their children.

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Marla Ruzicka Humanitarian of the Year, 2012

Tweet “Dr. Paula Dhanda is being recognized for her medical efforts and also for the goodwill she spreads in our community, our country and the world. She has been active in the international community for the promotion of women’s health … Continue reading

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Statement on the UN Commission on Life-Saving Commodities

Tweet “The day of birth is the most dangerous day in the life of a woman and her child,” stated commission co-chair Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg of Norway in today’s announcement (March 27, 2012).

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WHO: Saving Mother’s and Children’s Lives

Tweet Every year, an estimated 360,000 women die in pregnancy and childbirth and around eight million children die before their fifth birthday. Millions can be saved if they have access to the right health.

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Go to the Market, Get an Abortion

Tweet Dr. T pointed to a girl lying on a bare gurney with nothing covering her. A girl I will call Sarah was intermittently writhing in pain and then crying quietly. She had come in with vaginal spotting that appeared … Continue reading

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