A Discussion on the Importance of State Planning Amendments

Part 1 – James Wagoner from Family Planning Health Services on Vimeo.

After James Wagoner’s call for a ‘radical pragmatism’ to end the myth that sexual health care and education encourage risky behavior, we spoke with Congresswoman Gwen Moore (D-WI).

 

Part 2 – Gwenn Moore from Family Planning Health Services on Vimeo.

Congresswoman Gwen Moore explains that the consequences of ignorance about sexual health are too severe to permit ideological debate. Our next interview with Sarah Audello of Advocates for Youth, says the age of sexual misinformation must end.

 

Part 3 – Sarah Audelo from Family Planning Health Services on Vimeo.

Sarah Audello, of Advocates for Youth, says the high rates of sexually transmitted infections and unintended pregnancies among our young people compel us to teach them how to protect themselves. Our next interview, with Claire Coleman of the National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association discusses that there are economic as well as health reasons to expand access to care.

 

Part 4 – Clare Coleman from Family Planning Health Services on Vimeo.

Claire Coleman discussed patient care, standards of reproductive health care, and evolving health care delivery models. If the question is: “How can family planning clinics and programs put the pieces together in a patient-centered way,” her answer is that; “The source of funding has to be less important than the standard of care. She is leading a lively discussion about innovations and integration of family planning services in the primary preventive health care system. Congresswoman Lois Capps (D-CA) emphasizes that federal support for family planning services is key to our economic recovery.

 

Part 5 – Lois Capps from Family Planning Health Services on Vimeo.

After Congresswoman Capps talked about the immediate opportunity to receive federal support for expanded family planning services, Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) celebrates the end of ‘gender as a pre-existing condition’ in health care and what the health care insurance reform victory means for women’s health.

 

Part 6 – Tammy Baldwin from Family Planning Health Services on Vimeo.

Congresswoman Baldwin (D-WI) summarizes the new opportunity and we wrap up this introductory video with a call to action. Look for expanded interviews as well as more interviews on this topic in the near future.

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Mr. Newman Goes to Washington from Family Planning Health Services on Vimeo.

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