Uncategorized

Teen Pregnancy Prevention Funding Cuts Hurts Progress

Teen Pregnancy Prevention Funding Cuts Hurts Progress

October 30th, 2017

There are many reasons to be optimistic about the health of U.S. teens but recent funding cuts are threatening future progress. The teen birthrate has steadily declined over the last 20 years and is at an all-time low (22.3 births per 1,000 females aged 15-19). Much of this improvement comes from the coordinated national effort […]

Read More....

Part 1: Effects of Unintended Pregnancies on Young Mothers

Part 1: Effects of Unintended Pregnancies on Young Mothers

July 11th, 2017

Whether a woman is in high school or college, having an unintended pregnancy can have life-altering effects for both her and her child. For teenage mothers, there are many barriers to gaining an education and having economic stability. Completing high school and continuing onto higher education is crucial for attaining a well-paying job. Unfortunately, only […]

Read More....

Thank You

May 12th, 2017

Despite our best efforts, and the work done by our supporters, both HB 2542 and SB 1527 passed their respective chambers in the Arizona legislature and were transmitted to the Governor’s office for signature. This law will require the Arizona Department of Health Services to compete for the Title X grant that the Arizona Family […]

Read More....

Presentation from An Evening with Celinda Lake

March 01st, 2017

If you missed the event, An Evening with Celinda Lake, or if you wanted your own copy of the evening’s presentation, please click here.

Read More....

AFHP Awarded Grant to Improve Chlamydia Screening Rates

AFHP Awarded Grant to Improve Chlamydia Screening Rates

February 21st, 2017

Arizona Family Health Partnership is pleased to announce that we were awarded a grant by the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) to improve the amount of people tested for Chlamydia in the state of Arizona. ADHS receives funding each year from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to do work with STD prevention, and […]

Read More....

December Delegates’ Meeting

January 06th, 2017

On December 6, 2016, Arizona Family Health Partnership (AFHP) held the final Delegates’ meeting of the year, opening up the attendance to people outside the delegate network tome and offered Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for the medical providers that attended. Five guest speakers presented about a variety of reproductive health topics such as: transgender health […]

Read More....

Get the Facts!

November 20th, 2015

AFHP’s website includes a new page called “Get the Facts” which displays the most current research data through infographics. Check out our page to get educated on the latest evidence in reproductive healthcare. Title X funding has led to many amazing results including: USA: Averting 1 million unintended pregnancies Averting 345,000 abortions Saving $7.09 for […]

Read More....

The More You Know, the Less Likely You Are to Have an Unintended Pregnancy

The More You Know, the Less Likely You Are to Have an Unintended Pregnancy

July 29th, 2015

The Brookings Institute has recently released a study pointing out misinformation and misconceptions about contraception as a key factor in the rising number unintentional pregnancies. They say that increased access to education and family planning services for women will reduce unintended births and those children’s lives. “We find that intentionality status has a large impact […]

Read More....

AFHP In the News – Archive

2017 November 29, 2017 – Article – Health in Brief: STDs on the Rise in Arizona November 14, 2017 – Article – AZ STDs: A Look at the Data November 13, 2017 – Press Release – Sexually Transmitted Diseases Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis on the Rise in Arizona, Nationwide November 9, 2017 – Op-Ed – American […]

Read More....

SIGN UP FOR OUR EMAIL
Don’t leave without joining our mailing list, where you’ll receive alerts on local and national issues, invites to AFHP events, and updates on AFHP!