• How much do different kinds of birth control cost without insurance?
    November 17, 2017
    By Elly Kosova When NWHN’s Policy Advocacy Director Sarah Christopherson was invited to speak at a Women’s Health Magazine panel on contraceptive access, she eagerly accepted, excited to talk to young women about their options. A few days before the event, she emailed me about a new research assignment. I think of myself as a pretty prepared ...
  • NWHN’s Take on Alex Azar: An Interview with Cindy Pearson
    November 13, 2017
    Over the last year, the Trump Administration has repeatedly appointed unqualified individuals to key public health posts. Alex Azar, Trump’s pick to head the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is part of this same trend. Fresh from Eli Lilly, Azar has spent the past 10 years in Big Pharma. We sat down with ...
  • What do we expect when we need pregnancy or abortion help?
    November 9, 2017
    You’ve probably seen ads for “crisis pregnancy centers” (CPCs, also called “pregnancy resource centers”), those fake clinics designed to appear like real comprehensive reproductive health clinics. Sometimes they set up right next to real clinics, mimicking the real clinic’s name and logo. They advertise under “abortion services,” burying in fine print that they don’t really ...
  • 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 ...
  • NWHN Statement on Trump Rules Rolling Back Contraceptive Coverage
    October 6, 2017
    For Immediate Release: Contact: Evita Almassi,  ealmassi@nwhn.org Telephone: (202) 682-2640   Trump Administration’s New Birth Control Rules: Yet Another Attack on the Health and Safety of Millions of Women Washington, D.C. – Today, the Trump Administration released two rules to dismantle the Affordable Care Act (ACA)’s contraception coverage, effective immediately. Thanks to Obama-era regulations implementing the ACA, 62.4 million women have insurance ...
  • The National Women’s Health Network Celebrates Senate’s Failure to Pass ACA Repeal
    July 28, 2017
    For Immediate Release: Contact: Sarah Christopherson, schristopherson@nwhn.org Telephone: (202) 796-3065 The National Women’s Health Network Celebrates Senate’s Failure to Pass ACA Repeal Washington, D.C. – After a dramatic late night vote to repeal key provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) failed 49 to 51, Senate Republicans announced today that the Senate would move on to new legislation. ...
  • The National Women’s Health Network Responds to Announcement that the Senate Won’t Vote on Trumpcare This Week
    June 27, 2017
    For Immediate Release Contact: Sarah Christopherson, schristopherson@nwhn.org Telephone: (202) 796-3065 The National Women’s Health Network Responds to Announcement that the Senate Won’t Vote on Trumpcare This Week Washington, D.C. – In response to widespread public outrage, Senate Republicans announced today that they were postponing a planned vote on their bill (also known as “Trumpcare”) to repeal parts of the ...
  • The NWHN Responds to Confirmation of Scott Gottlieb to Head the FDA
    May 10, 2017
    For Immediate Release Shaniqua Seth Email: sseth@nwhn.org Telephone: (301) 965-0097   The NWHN Responds to Confirmation of Scott Gottlieb to Head the FDA: His Views are Harmful to Women’s Health   Washington, D.C. – On Tuesday, the Senate voted to confirm conservative physician and former Bush official Scott Gottlieb to head the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in a 57-42 vote. The ...
  • NWHN is Outraged — House Votes to Take Away Health Care!
    May 4, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 4, 2017 Contact: Shaniqua Seth at sseth@nwhn.org or (301) 965-0097   Washington, DC – Today, the House of Representatives voted 217 – 213 to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and pass Trump’s American Health Care Act (AHCA). This harmful legislation was rushed to the House floor and voted on before the full implications of ...
  • The National Women’s Health Network Opposes Gottlieb’s Nomination as FDA Commissioner
    March 13, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 13, 2017 Contact: Shaniqua Seth at sseth@nwhn.org or 202.682-2640, ext. 225 Washington, D.C. – On Friday, the White House announced the nomination of conservative physician and former Bush official Scott Gottlieb as commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The National Women’s Health Network has strong concerns that if Dr. Gottlieb is ...