WELCOME! The Orange County Women's Health Project is an exciting grassroots collaborative launched in 2011 to serve as the convener for women’s health issues in Orange County, California.
Good news – American women have access to more preventive health services at no additional cost thanks to updates to the Affordable Care Act (ACA). On December 20, 2016, the federal government reaffirmed and updated the list of covered preventive services originally adopted in 2011 by accepting new recommendations from the Women’s Preventive Services Initiative (WPSI). Read more...
01.21.2017 – ORANGE COUNTY WOMEN'S MARCH
On Saturday, January 21, 2017 the Orange County Women's Health Project joined approximately 20,000 OC residents participating in the OC Women's March in Downtown Santa Ana. OC residents from all communities came together to stand in solidarity and support women's rights, human rights, and social justice. The OCWHP's Founding Project Director, Allyson Sonenshine, spoke at the event and rallied marchers around women's health and the Affordable Care Act. Thank you to everyone who participated in this event in Orange County and across the globe!
10.21.2016 – 4th ORANGE COUNTY WOMEN'S HEALTH SUMMIT
Thank you to all who attended, presented, and sponsored the 4th Orange County Women's Health Summit on Friday, October 21!
If you'd like to review the Program and Abstract Book, please click here.
If you'd like to review the PowerPoints presented at the Summit, please click here.
For more information about the event, please click here.
05.31.2016 – DVHC-OC FEATURED IN OC REGISTER
We are honored that the Orange County Register has featured the new Domestic Violence & Health Collective - Orange County in an article. Read about the a new public health campaign as well as the Collective’s ambitious efforts to strengthen the local healthcare sector’s response to domestic violence. Read more...
The OCWHP's signature event is the Orange County Women’s Health Summit, the premiere (and only) gathering of women’s health stakeholders to discuss the state of women’s health in Orange County, health disparities and systems gaps affecting local women, and the impact of the Affordable Care Act on women’s health.
The OCWHP also co-leads three Task Forces dedicated to improving health outcomes relating to breast cancer, cervical cancer, domestic violence, and teen reproductive health in Orange County.
In addition, we participate in regional and statewide community health initiatives, deliver presentations about women's health issues, and develop materials intended to advance women's health in Orange County.
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