APHA believes access to the full range of reproductive health services is a fundamental right and integral to the health and well-being of individual women and to the broader public health.
"Birth Control, as a core component of family planning, is one of the most important public health success stories of our generation," said APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD. "We politicize it way too much and underemphasize its enormous benefits."
Read our fact sheet on Zubik v. Burwell (PDF).
Read more policy statements in our Policy Statement Database
Learn more about APHA's Sexual and Reproductive Health Section
American Journal of Public Health: Sexual orientation should be considered in teen pregnancy-prevention efforts
2021 © American Public Health Associationheight="0" width="0" style="display:none;visibility:hidden">