Dear friends and colleagues, Enough is enough. Just like COVID-19, systemic racism and institutionalized violence are urgent public health issues. The racism that spurs physical violence against Black people is the same that contributes to enormous racial health disparities. Black women in the U.S. are three times more likely than white women to experience a pregnancy-related death….
Overwhelming majority of Black, Hispanic, and Asian Low-Income New Yorkers are Worried About Running out of Money in the Next Month, New Survey Finds . [NEW YORK, NY – May 11, 2020] – A new survey from Public Health Solutions, a New York City nonprofit addressing health equity, uncovered low-income New Yorkers’ concerns about their…
After nearly 40 years, Public Health Solutions (PHS) may no longer be able to provide sexual and reproductive health services to thousands of low-income New Yorkers because of the Trump administration’s gag rule on the Title X Family Planning Program. The gag rule interferes in the trusted patient-provider relationship by barring Title X funding recipients…
Media Contact Stacey Harris (Saving Mothers) 917-697-7746 // firstname.lastname@example.org Genevieve Friedman (Public Health Solutions) 212-784-5709 // email@example.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Saving Mothers, in Partnership with Public Health Solutions, will apply a Global Health Model to Improve Care for Women in the U.S. NEW YORK, NY – July 9, 2019 – Saving Mothers is partnering with Public Health Solutions’ (PHS) Queens…
Report uncovers health risks and health intervention opportunities in Jackson Heights, Corona, and Jamaica, Queens.
Women of color are more likely to access Catholic hospitals, which prohibit doctors from providing contraceptives, sterilization, some treatments for ectopic pregnancy, abortion, and fertility services regardless of their patients’ wishes.
Public Health Solutions (PHS), the largest public health nonprofit in New York City, announced research findings that show men and women are willing to view safer sex messages in online sexually explicit media.
Comptroller Scott M. Stringer unveiled a new family planning report that breaks down the significance of Title X National Family Planning Program funding in NYC.
First Lady Chirlane McCray and Queens Borough President Melinda Katz were joined today at NYC Health + Hospitals/Queens by Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett and ACS Commissioner David A. Hansell to announce the donation of 1,000 new Pack ‘N Play portable cribs, or “Katz’s Cradles,” to provide more Queens families with a safe sleep surface for their infants.
NYC Smoke-Free, a program of Public Health Solutions, hosted a forum titled The Truth about Menthol: A Hazard in our Communities to discuss menthol tobacco products and their devastating effects on communities of color, youth, women and other vulnerable populations.