Women's Healthcare, Access, and Equity

Complete, inclusive healthcare for all must include comprehensive care for all women. Policies that support women's health should increase access to services for every woman's individualized healthcare plan, including reproductive care, family planning, mental health, substance use/misuse, nutrition, and more. 

Comprehensive healthcare access is critical for good health, quality of life, and preventative healthcare. Steps that prioritize a patient’s health literacy can improve one's ability to make informed decisions for themselves and their family. Implementing and improving policies that prioritize all women, their health, and their families and protect patient privacy are likely to improve overall health outcomes and avoid financial burden. United Way of Addison County (UWAC) advocates for policies that increase services, decrease spending, improve quality of life, and expand access to providers for all populations and geographic areas.  

Want to learn more about improving women's healthcare access and equity? Check out the following:

https://unitedwayaddisoncounty.org/blog/what-is-health-literacy and how it aims to advance healthcare for women. 

Planned Parenthood Health Care Equity