Raising Women’s Voices

Efforts of MergerWatch, Avery Institute for Social Change, and The National Women’s Health Network are Spotlighted in Discussion of Presidential Candidates’ Health Care Platforms

Posted in Uncategorized by raisingwomensvoices on October 3, 2008

Amy Allina, of The National Women’s Health Network, was interviewed by Women’s eNews for their story on the campaign trail, today.  The article focuses on the efforts of women’s health advocates to inform voters of the presidential candidates’ health care platforms, and what their proposed policies could mean for women.

“Ahead of the Nov. 4 election, the Kaiser Family Foundation joins a cluster of prominent health-care groups–the Women’s Law Center, the Center for Policy Analysis, the Women’s Universal Health Initiative, the National Women’s Health Network, MergerWatch and the Avery Institute for Social Change–which are still wondering how the candidates’ plans could affect women.”

“‘Women have an enormous stake in what happens to our health care system because we use it more than men do but have a much harder time affording it,’ agrees Amy Allina, program director of the Washington-based National Women’s Health Network. ‘We need to weigh our choices carefully and elect a leader who will address our health care crisis.'”

Read the full article here.

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