NPWH Congratulates the U.S. House of Representatives on the Passage of the Build Back Better Act, which includes Historic Provisions to Improve the Health of Women, Birthing People and Families

NPWH Congratulates the U.S. House of Representatives on  the Passage of the Build Back Better Act,  which includes Historic Provisions to  Improve the Health of Women, Birthing People and Families

November 19, 2021 – NPWH applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for passing this historic legislation that will ultimately improve the health of women, pregnant people, and their families,” said Heather L. Maurer, NPWH CEO. “From clinical training and education, to access to care and supporting health equity, and prioritizing planetary health, this is a monumental moment for patients and healthcare providers.”

The National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH) celebrates the inclusion of specific priorities to strengthen women’s health in the United States, including issues that are critical to Women’s Health Nurse Practitioners: maternal health equity, climate change-related health, and women’s health throughout the lifespan. 

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