Network News

The Network Appoints Allison N. Winnike as Director, Western Region

Network News

May 2, 2024

As part of the Network’s leadership team, Dang will oversee the work of the Network project and regional teams in advancing law and policy solutions and providing direct legal technical assistance to those working to create healthier, more equitable communities. He will also work closely with external partners in public health, as well as community, philanthropic and advocacy organizations working to advance health in their communities.

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Springing Forward into Collaboration and Growth

Network News

April 2, 2024
by Vineeta Gupta, M.D., J.D., LL.M

The universal themes of Spring: renewal, unity, and transformation, resonate deeply with our Network mission. Law itself can be transformative—both positively and negatively— so we were committed to joining other health advocates in signing on to an amicus brief in an important upcoming court case with the potential to negatively impact access to emergency medical care, including during pregnancy.

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The Network Appoints Quang (“Q”) Dang as Managing Director, Legal Programs & Strategy

Network News

March 7, 2024

As part of the Network’s leadership team, Dang will oversee the work of the Network project and regional teams in advancing law and policy solutions and providing direct legal technical assistance to those working to create healthier, more equitable communities. He will also work closely with external partners in public health, as well as community, philanthropic and advocacy organizations working to advance health in their communities.

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Fighting for the Public’s Health: Ideas for Action from an April 2023 National Convening to Strengthen Public Health Advocacy

Network News

October 13, 2023

This report captures proposed actions and highlights from rich discussions and ideas generated during and after a convening to inspire continued action and commitment from those who attended, while also inviting others inside and outside public health to improve, join, and amplify this work to strengthen advocacy for the public’s health.

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Network for Public Health Law Comments on Proposed HIPAA Privacy Rule to Bolster Privacy of Reproductive Health Information

Network NewsPublic Health Information Management, Privacy and SecurityReproductive Health and Equity 

June 1, 2023

The Network supports the proposed changes to the HIPAA Privacy Rule to bolster privacy of reproductive health information and provide our comments outlining further suggestions and support. Protecting the privacy of reproductive health information is paramount to preventing inequitable enforcement of state laws criminalizing health care access.

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