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We have a long history with these dollars and have been dedicated to using them to maximize family planning services for women in Texas," she said.
html) The Texas Tribune reports were recently circulated among lawmakers, come in the aftermath of the Republican-controlled legislature's passage of a two-year budget that moves $73 million from family planning services to other programs.
Policies focused on improving levels of female education, reducing infant mortality and improving family planning services have mutually reinforcing effects on fertility decline.
The projects' success, according to researchers, "is a strong indication of the feasibility of providing HIV-prevention services at family planning service delivery sites.
Normally, people avoid visiting such places which are only meant for delivery of family planning services due to social hindrances, he said.
National Organization for Women (NOW) head Kim Gandy called the move "a victory for women who rely on access to a full range of family planning services, and a victory for patients who deserve full information and medical care that is not withheld without their knowledge or consent.
” Obama did his part by urging House Democrats to remove from the bill a provision that would allow Medicaid recipients to receive family planning services, something Republicans have opposed.
Given that USAid provides 40% of the global aid budget for population programmes, this policy has had a hugely negative effect on the worldwide provision of family planning services - particularly heinous given that 68,000 women die as a result of unsafe terminations each year.