Public Health Solutions urges public to take action against unjust marketing and promotion of menthol cigarettes

New statewide “It’s Not Just” campaign aimed at hard-hitting menthol-flavored tobacco product marketing targeting Black communities. To download this press release, click here. NEW YORK, N.Y. – A new statewide initiative aims to put a spotlight on how the tobacco industry has specifically targeted African American communities for decades with its aggressive marketing of menthol-flavored…

Our Message to the PHS Community – We Stand United with Black America

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….

Statement from PHS President & CEO, Lisa M. David Rejecting Title X Funding

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…

Women’s Health Nonprofits Team Up to Address Elevated Maternal Death Rate in High-Risk NYC Communities

Media Contact Stacey Harris (Saving Mothers) 917-697-7746 // Genevieve Friedman (Public Health Solutions) 212-784-5709 // 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…

First Lady Chirlane McCray and Queens Borough President Melinda Katz Announce 1,000 New Portable “Katz’s Cradles” for Queens Families as Part of the City’s Safe Sleep Campaign

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.