Intimate partner violence occurs when an intimate partner harms, threatens to harm, or stalks their partner. Maternal mortality is the number one cause of death for adolescents 15-19 years old and in many countries, sexual and reproductive health services tend to focus exclusively on married women and ignore the needs of adolescents and unmarried women ( Gehner, Chaib &Abraham, 2009 ). This is not effective for the healthcare rights and basic human rights to reproductive care.
Just as you take care of your body from the inside out by eating well and exercising, you need to take care of your body from the outside in, by protecting your skin as that all-important barrier. When needed, a patient’s primary care doctor will refer the patient for specialty care and help coordinate that care. While the Group serves women of all ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds, it is focused especially on the needs of women in Boston’s underserved communities. Follow the links below to find a doctor in your community and learn if you may be eligible to receive free or affordable health services. We are dedicated to consistently providing you with the highest quality of care possible.
The library also offers interactive health-decision tools and links to our women’s care doctors and specialists as well as articles on various topics relating to women’s health. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) now requires all private insurance to cover FDA-approved forms of contraception. In addition to the primary care offered in the clinic, Boston Medical Center has the most advanced technology for measuring bone strength along with a group of specialists to provide or recommend additional services. Your medical records will continue to be accessible and stored by Community Healthcare after April 1, 2016. The 21st Century Women’s Health Act will ensure that all women, both those with private insurance and Medicaid, have equal access to these services and comprehensive level of care.
Women’s Health Concern is a national charity but we like to keep in close touch with communities in the Marlow area where our office is situated. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is committed to principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action.
All services provided by staff at Women’s Health in Women’s Hands CHC with the exception of birth control and orthotics are free of charge. There is no catch-all solution but Women’s Health Concern will offer as much information and comment as we can.