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News by Topic: Sexual and reproductive health

Oct 12, 2021 - The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is seeking published and unpublished scientific information submissions to inform its review of Telehealth for Women. The full review protocol is available for review on the AHRQ website. Submissions are due by November 12, 2021.
Source: Federal Register
Oct 7, 2021 - Notice of final rule from Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) revising regulations that govern the Title X family planning program. This final rule will revoke requirements of the 2019 regulations and makes revisions to previous regulations to increase access to family planning services. This notice also summarizes and responds to comments received on the noticed of proposed rulemaking addressing the effects of these regulations, including their impact on rural communities. This rule is effective November 8, 2021.
Source: Federal Register
Sep 24, 2021 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Advisory Committee on HIV, Viral Hepatitis and STD Prevention and Treatment will hold a virtual public business meeting on November 3-4, 2021. Agenda items include discussions related to the telemedicine; improving STI screenings in people with HIV through the Ryan White HIV/AIDS program; housing services; and patient-centered, integrated care. Pre-registration is required by October 29, 2021.
Source: Federal Register
Sep 17, 2021 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is allowing an additional 30 days for comments on a proposed information collection titled "The National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG)." This information collection is designed to provide nationally representative data on factors related to birth and pregnancy rates, family formation and dissolution patterns, and reproductive health. Comments are due within 30 days of this notice.
Source: Federal Register