APHA believes access to the full range of reproductive health services is a fundamental right and integral to the health and well-being of individual women and to the broader public health.
"Birth Control, as a core component of family planning, is one of the most important public health success stories of our generation," said APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD. "We politicize it way too much and underemphasize its enormous benefits."
Read our fact sheet on Zubik v. Burwell (PDF).
APHA has been actively speaking with the media, members of Congress and others in our continued fight to protect the health and lives of women. Examples of some recent advocacy efforts are below. Join us in this important fight.
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American Journal of Public Health: Sexual orientation should be considered in teen pregnancy-prevention efforts
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