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  • NWHN Applauds Approval of New Contraceptive
    August 10, 2018
    For Immediate Release Contact: Evita Almassi, ealmassi@nwhn.org Telephone: (202) 682-2640 National Women’s Health Network Applauds Approval of New Contraceptive   Washington, D.C. — Today the FDA approved Annovera. Annovera provides protection against pregnancy for up to one year. “We’re excited that there’s a new contraceptive option that is not only long-lasting, but can be controlled by the user.  That’s an ...
  • NWHN Statement on Halt of Essure Sales in the U.S.
    July 20, 2018
    The following statement can be attributed to Cynthia A. Pearson, Executive Director of the National Women’s Health Network The National Women’s Health Network supports women advocating for the health care they need, including contraception and other reproductive health services. Safe and effective contraception, including permanent contraception, is an essential component of women’s health and economic security. ...
  • NWHN Statement on Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy’s Resignation
    June 28, 2018
    For Immediate Release Contact: Evita Almassi, ealmassi@nwhn.org  Telephone: (202) 682-2640 The following statement can be attributed to Cynthia A. Pearson, Executive Director of the National Women’s Health Network. Washington, D.C. — On Wednesday, June 27th, Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his resignation thereby paving the way for the Trump-Pence Administration to solidify a conservative legacy on the Supreme ...
  • NWHN Statement on NIFLA v. Becerra
    June 26, 2018
    For Immediate Release Contact: Evita Almassi, ealmassi@nwhn.org Telephone: (202) 682-2640   The following statement can be attributed to Cynthia A. Pearson, Executive Director of the National Women’s Health Network. Washington, D.C. – On Tuesday, June 26, the Supreme Court of the United States turned its back on women. By ruling in favor of Crisis Pregnancy Centers in ...
  • NWHN Welcomes 7 New Members to our Board of Directors
    June 6, 2018
    For Immediate Release Contact: Evita Almassi, ealmassi@nwhn.org Telephone: (202) 682-2640 The following statement can be attributed to Cynthia A. Pearson, Executive Director of the National Women’s Health Network. The National Women’s Health Network is pleased to announce that we have elected seven new members to our Board of Directors. We’d like to announce the election of Ndidiamaka Amutah ...
  • 11th Annual Barbara Seaman Awards for Activism in Women’s Health
    May 30, 2018
    For Immediate Release: Contact: Evita Almassi, ealmassi@nwhn.org Telephone: (202) 682-2640 The following statement can be attributed to Cynthia A. Pearson, Executive Director of the National Women’s Health Network Monday, June 4th, the National Women’s Health Network will host the 11th annual Barbara Seaman Awards for Activism in Women’s Health at the Whittemore House from 6-8 p.m. Each year, the Network ...
  • NWHN Statement on the Resignation of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Brenda Fitzgerald
    January 31, 2018
    For Immediate Release: Contact: Evita Almassi, ealmassi@nwhn.org Telephone: (202) 682-2640 The following statement can be attributed to Cynthia A. Pearson, Executive Director of the National Women’s Health Network Washington, D.C. – Over the last year, the Trump Administration has repeatedly appointed unqualified individuals with conflicts of interest to key public health posts. The latest example of this backfiring is Centers for ...
  • NWHN Statement on the Trump Administration’s Seven Forbidden Words
    December 19, 2017
    The following statement can be attributed to Cynthia A. Pearson, Executive Director of the National Women’s Health Network Last week, it was widely reported that the Trump Administration is prohibiting officials and staff at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) from using a list of seven commonly accepted public health words and phrases. New ...
  • NWHN Statement on Contemporary Hormonal Contraception and the Risk of Breast Cancer
    December 7, 2017
    NWHN Statement on Contemporary Hormonal Contraception and the Risk of Breast Cancer The following statement can be attributed to Cynthia A. Pearson, Executive Director of the National Women’s Health Network The Danish Sex Hormone Registry study on the risk of breast cancer with current hormonal contraception provides valuable information to help people making decisions about contraception. The ...
  • NWHN Statement on Trump Executive Order Undermining the Affordable Care Act
    October 12, 2017
    For Immediate Release: Contact: Evita Almassi, ealmassi@nwhn.org Telephone: (202) 682-2640 NWHN Statement on Trump Executive Order Undermining the Affordable Care Act Washington, D.C. – Today, Donald Trump issued an executive order attacking key consumer protections under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for people buying health insurance on the small business and individual markets. The order directs federal agencies to ...