Women’s health is an example of population health, where health is defined by the World Health Organization as “a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity”. Often treated as simply women’s reproductive health, many groups argue for a broader definition pertaining to the overall health of women, better expressed as “The health of women”. These differences are further exacerbated in developing countries where women, whose health includes both their risks and experiences, are further disadvantaged.
Our program provides holistic, affirming care to individuals, couples, and families as they prepare for pregnancy and begin the conception process. We strongly believe in a comprehensive approach to health and wellness, and our AI program reflects this by offering medical care, behavioral health, research, referrals, and social support services to program participants. Read more about Howard Brown’s Alternative Insemination program or contact Women’s Health Services 773.572.8359 for additional information. With COVID-19 placing heavy demands on the health-care system, non-COVID patients may struggle to access care, putting women, people in poor health and those without a regular doctor at risk. Since inception, the organization has been at the forefront of women’s health issues, through comprehensive …Continue reading