Access to safe, voluntary family planning can empower women and helps support optimal health decision-making for themselves and their families.
The Pfizer Foundation* is proud to support the Healthy Families, Healthy Futures grants, an innovative integrated healthcare delivery program that enables women to receive family planning at the same time their children are vaccinated, reducing clinic visits and creating opportunities to access care where there may be limited resources and women have little time to spend on healthcare.
At Pfizer, we believe that women should be empowered to make health decisions that are right for them and their families. We are honored to share the powerful story of one individual receiving family planning services through the Pfizer Foundation’s* partnership with World Vision: Susan, a wife and mother of five children in rural West Pokot, Kenya.
On International Day of Rural Women, we recognize the challenges women in remote and underserved communities around the world face in accessing health services for themselves and their families. It’s especially important to recognize those barriers while also continuing to propel ourselves and our partners forward in delivering unique solutions to help overcome them.
By increasing access to these integrated services, we’re helping women access reproductive and sexual health services at the same time their children are vaccinated – and in turn, supporting efforts to improve the health of women and their families by:
Washington, D.C., October 29, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Community Health Charities continues its focus on women’s health this month by emphasizing the role of women as caregivers and the many resources available to them through its network of member charities that can help manage their responsibilities, take care of their own health and lessen the impact at work.
This Sunday, women and men around the world will come together to celebrate females. March 8th marks International Women’s Day, a 24 hour period dedicated to women’s health, achievements, and female empowerments. Linked with women’s health, connected care plays a crucial role in keeping the world’s XX-chromosomes healthy.