Who was hired and who’s hiring By TWHC October proved to be a busy month here at the Texas Women’s Healthcare Coalition, but we found our Advocacy Communications Specialist, Perdita Henry! She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Writing and Rhetoric from St. Edward’s University in Austin. Prior to her work with Healthy Futures of…
TWHC sets policy priorities for the 86th legislature By TWHC As we prepare for the 86th legislative session to begin, it’s important to identify our intentions to make the most of each meeting and encounter with legislators and their staff. After conversations with stakeholders, research, and input from TWHC members, we have finalized our list…
Check out TWHC’s own Dr. Janet Realini who is featured in the Texas Monthly’s Women’s Voices Project! In this article, Dr. Realini talks about the importance of helping young women practice standing up for themselves and the Big Decisions Curriculum that she developed on this topic. Dr. Realini said, “For those of us who are working with younger teens,…
November 10, 2016 Legislative Briefing
On November 10th, 2016, TWHC Steering Committee Chair Dr. Janet Realini spoke with legislative staff and other interested parties about the current state of funding for women’s healthcare. Her presentation can be found by following the link below.
Texas Medical Association Explains Women’s Healthcare History in and Newly Designed State Programs
Dr. Jan Realini, Texas Women’s Healthcare Coalition chair, provides background information and opportunities for the state in the Texas Medicine April cover story, Playing Catch-Up: Texas Expands Access to Family Planning and Preventive Health Services.
Family Planning Program Rules
2016-2017 Women’s Health Budget Digest
Article in the Texas Observer on Medical Services Offered by Women’s Healthcare Programs
Alice Bufkin, Policy and Advocacy Director for the Texas Women’s Healthcare Coalition, is quoted in an article for the Texas Observer, What Will Texas’ New Repro Health Safety Net Look Like?
Methodist Healthcare Ministries Highlights TWHC Community Event in McAllen, Texas
The Texas Women’s Healthcare Coalition hosted a community engagement event to keep local providers and stakeholders updated on developments in women’s healthcare. Methodist Healthcare Ministries covered this event, Texas Women’s Healthcare Coalition event reaches key stakeholders in the Rio Grande Valley.