“In my journey as a physician and advocate,

Physicians for Reproductive Health has been a steadfast guide, benefactor, and friend, enabling me to be the best reproductive rights advocate that I can be.”    

Willie Parker, MD, MPH, MSc

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Universal Health Coverage DayPhysicians for Reproductive Health has joined over 350 organizations around the world to launch the first-ever Universal Health Coverage Day on December 12, 2014. This historic coalition marks the anniversary of a landmark United Nations resolution urging all countries to provide universal access to health care without financial hardship.

No one should fall into poverty because they get sick and need health care. Universal health coverage is an essential component for making comprehensive reproductive health care access a reality for all.

Our doctors have seen the difference thatĀ insurance coverage for basic reproductive health care, like contraception, can make in women’s lives. Read their stories here. 

Morrell Speaking at  SCOTUS StandWithPeggy 3Today, December 3, the Supreme Court hearsĀ oral arguments in Peggy Young v. UPS, a pregnancy discrimination case that will determine whether and when the Pregnancy Discrimination Act requires an employer to make accommodations for a worker who needs them because of pregnancy. The decision in this case will have a major impact on the health and economic security of families across the country. Physicians spoke on the steps of the Supreme Court this morning, contributed to an amicus brief, and shared their own stories on pregnancy discrimination. Read more inside >>