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Women's Health/Family Planning

  1. What services are included in women’s health?
  2. How/where do women receive healthcare in the U.S.?
  3. How are women’s health services financed?
  4. Briefly describe the public, private, and volunteer structures for women’s healthcare delivery in the U.S.
  5. What percentage of the federal budget is allocated for women’s health programs?
  6. What are the strengths, weaknesses and unique characteristics of women's health issues?

Useful Web Sites

DHHS Office of Women’s Health: National Women’s Health Information Center:

DHHS Women’s Health Index:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

Kaiser Family Foundation:

The Women’s and Children’s Health Policy Center:

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