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2014-05-31 23:08:28

ENC Valet Parking to provide parking for Sacramento and Napa fundraisers. Napa, California (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 ENC Valet Parking is excited to be the valet parking service of choice for two fundraising events, one for Planned Parenthood Shasta Pacific, a Northern California affiliate of America’s most trusted provider of reproductive health care. Planned Parenthood Shasta Pacific’s Stand UP! fundraiser will be held on May 31 and will be an evening of celebration at the beautiful...

2014-05-30 23:13:20

Cole, CEO of Assura, Inc., to lead governance and compliance activities as Vice President Ashland, VA (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Karen Cole, CEO of Assura, Inc., was appointed to Vice President of the Safe Harbor Board of Directors on May 22, 2014. During her two-year term, which starts July 1, she will lead the Governance Committee and support Safe Harbor in its mission to promote healthy relationships and end interpersonal violence. Cole currently serves as the CEO of Assura, Inc. an...

2014-05-29 20:23:03

WASHINGTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 70 leaders of U.S. and international organizations committed to human rights and the sexual and reproductive health of women and girls globally sent a letter today to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry asking him to "accelerate U.S. leadership in ensuring women and girls who are raped have access to post-rape care that is comprehensive and rights-based," calling U.S. leadership for care that includes abortion access...

2014-05-29 12:29:16

NORFOLK, Va., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its mission to support leading research and scientific talent in the field of reproductive medicine, the Howard and Georgeanna Jones Foundation for Reproductive Medicine today announced that it has made three Project Awards to young investigators in the United States, and an additional award to fund research dedicated to identifying the pregnancy potential of the fertilized egg. The Jones Foundation also announced a new grant...

2014-05-26 16:21:31

Taking collaborative action on maternal and child health, violence prevention, antimicrobial resistance, and public health emergencies OTTAWA, May 26, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, participated in the 67(th) World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva this week. During the plenary sessions, committee meetings and events held on the sidelines of the WHA, Minister Ambrose pushed Canada's health and development goals with world health leaders. Minister...

2014-05-23 16:23:57

WASHINGTON, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The latest Gallup polling on abortion portrays a false dichotomy between 'prochoice' and 'prolife,'" said Jon O'Brien, president of Catholics for Choice. "How people describe their instinctive reaction to the prochoice vs. prolife binary is very different to how they react when they or a loved one is facing an unintended or problem pregnancy. That's the real issue. The figure of interest is the one that shows how many people think...

2014-05-22 16:26:38

BALTIMORE, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 240 Community Health Workers (CHWs) and supporters from 35 states and the District of Columbia joined together at the Inner Harbor Hyatt in Baltimore, Maryland. The two and a half day program highlighting best practices, skill-building workshops, and updates from US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) agencies with interests in CHWs. Tonight, the conference will hold a special award reception honoring outstanding...

2014-05-21 23:10:01

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Global Human Reproductive Technologies Market: Analysis, Size, Procedures, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/human-reproductive-technologies-market.html Albany, New York (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Human Reproductive Technologies Market was valued at USD 23.0 billion in 2012 and is expected to reach USD 27.1 billion in 2019, growing at a CAGR of...

2014-05-16 16:24:54

Bringing Canada's perspective to global health challenges like maternal and child health OTTAWA, May 16, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, will be in Geneva next week to participate in the 67(th) World Health Assembly (WHA). The WHA is an opportunity for World Health Organization Member States to discuss proposals to address global health challenges, review progress and share information. Minister Ambrose will deliver a statement to the plenary on...

2014-05-15 16:27:56

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) announced today that Steve Filton, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer will present at the 2014 UBS Global Health Care Conference in New York, NY on Monday, May 19, 2014 at 3:30 PM Eastern Time. A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available on the Company's website (www.uhsinc.com). For those unable to listen to the live webcast, a replay will be available on the...


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