July 19, 2024

National Health Service Corps Funding Update

Senate Committee Passes Labor, HHS Funding Measure Late last week the Senate Appropriations Committee passed its funding proposal for Fiscal Year 2014 by a party-line vote of 16-14.  The bill funds all discretionary programs in the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Departments as well as a number of other critical domestic programs. However, the Senate Committee did not provide any new funding for the National Health Service Corps (NHSC). Indeed the bill is almost silent on … [Read more...]

Community Health Centers’ Role in Family Planning

  Lisa Maldonado, co-author of Community Health Centers’ Role in Family Planning [PDF], discusses her ACU Column, published in the May 2013 issue of the Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. Maldonado serves as Executive Director of the Reproductive Health Access Project while her co-authors Ruth Lesnewski and Linda Prine are both affiliated with the Institute for Family Health and the Reproductive Health Access Project. Q. What are the lessons that you want other … [Read more...]

New Journal Issue and Supplement

The spring issue of the Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved (JHCPU 24.2) is now available online and in print.  Major themes are homelessness, immigration, primary care, innovative programs and health policy. View the online table of contents. Advancing Obesity Prevention is the theme of the spring supplement to the JHCPU. The supplement was produced in collaboration between the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities and the Health Resources and Services … [Read more...]