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News by Topic: Sexual and reproductive health

OB-GYN Shortage Impacting Women Throughout Wisconsin
Feb 18, 2019 - Details the high demand for obstetrics providers in Wisconsin, and in the country as a whole. Discusses the impact on women's and infant health when rural areas do not have nearby providers and efforts within the state to address this issue.
Source: WAOW
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HHS: Retail Pharmacy Interest in Utilization of Innovative Educational Technology To Increase Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccination Rates in Rural Areas Federal Register
Feb 15, 2019 - The National Vaccine Program Office (NVPO) of Health and Human Services (HHS) requests information from retail pharmacies with more than 100 stores in rural areas regarding their interest in educational models for increasing HPV vaccination. NVPO is also requesting information on experience in developing or implementing innovative educational models and recommendations or lessons learned. Responses are due February 25, 2019.
Source: Federal Register
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HHS: Request for Information (RFI): Improving Efficiency, Effectiveness, Coordination, and Accountability of HIV and Viral Hepatitis Prevention, Care, and Treatment Programs Federal Register
Feb 8, 2019 - The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy (OHAIDP) requests comments on how to improve national response to HIV and viral hepatitis. Feedback will inform the National HIV/AIDS Strategy and the National Viral Hepatitis Action Plan. Comments are due March 11, 2019.
Source: Federal Register
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