Event: “Continuing the Conversation: The Affordable Care Act After the Supreme Court Ruling” Webinar
Presented by: Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs
Audience: Maternal and Child Health professionals and community organizations
Webinar will provide updates on implications of Supreme Court’s ACA ruling for maternal and child health populations and facilitate discussion on the range of opportunities available under Title V and ACA implementation.
July 31, 2012, 3:00- 4:30 EDT
Resource: Impact of Health Reform on Women’s Access to Coverage and Care
Kaiser Family Foundation
Issue brief reviews how ACA will affect access to care and affordability of health coverage for women, and highlights legal provisions related to preventive screening services, reproductive health, maternity care, and women receiving Medicaid.
Resource: Women and the Affordable Care Act
Explains the ACA’s implications for women, including women’s health and preventive care, expanded insurance coverage, and the ACA’s effect on family health.
Resource: Tips and Strategies to Promote Culturally-Sensitive Care around Refugee Women’s Health
Includes recommendations on how to serve refugee women and identify their special needs.
Resource: Somali Health Education Materials and Videos
Anatomy booklet, family planning pamphlet, and women’s health fact sheets in English and Somali.
Resource: Pregnancy and Family Planning in the U.S. (Video)
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
This video is designed for newcomer refugees as a pregnancy and family planning orientation. Video is not available online. Visit http://www.mindseyeworld.com/ and click on Contact Us to request a copy.
Resource: Clinical Topics: Mother, Child & Infant Care
Useful information on peripartum/perinatal care, clinically relevant articles, breastfeeding, and journal articles.
Resource: Our Bodies Ourselves: Women’s Health Information Resource Center
Our Bodies Ourselves
Informative website on women’s health, pregnancy, and birth. Some materials have been translated into 25+ languages including Nepali, Thai, and Arabic.
In the Literature: Physical activity and nutrition among immigrant and refugee women: a community-based participatory research approach. Wieland ML, Weis JA, Palmer T, Goodson M, Loth S, Omer F, Abbenyi A, Krucker K, Edens K, Sia IG. (2012). Womens Health Issues, 22(2):e225-32.
In the Literature: Lost in translation: reproductive health care experiences of Somali Bantu women in Hartford, Connecticut. Gurnah K, Khoshnood K, Bradley E, Yuan C. (2011). J Midwifery Womens Health, 56(4):340-6.