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Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region Celebrates National Women's Health Week

MEMPHIS, TN — Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region is offering some free services at its health center at 1407 Union Avenue, Suite 300, during National Women’s Health Week, May 10-16, 2009.
Jan. 30, 2014 • Tennessee

Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region Calls for Comprehensive Sex Education on 8th annual National Day to Prevent Teen Pregnancy

MEMPHIS, TN — In recognition of the eighth annual National Day to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, Wednesday, May 6, 2009, Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region (PPGMR) is calling for comprehensive, medically accurate sexuality education programs to reduce the alarming rate of unintended teen pregnancies.
Jan. 30, 2014 • Tennessee

Planned Parenthood Free HIV Testing and Educational Events During April

MEMPHIS, TN – Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region (PPGMR) is proud to participate in a nationwide campaign during the month of April in the “GYT: Get Yourself Tested” campaign, designed to increase testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections.
Jan. 30, 2014 • Tennessee

Planned Parenthood Free Community HIV Testing Resumes

Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region is resuming its free community HIV outreach testing and prevention program.
Jan. 30, 2014 • Tennessee

Planned Parenthood Family Planning Services Still Available and Affordable

MEMPHIS, TN — Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region (PPGMR) is still providing family planning services at its health center at 2430 Poplar Avenue—including birth control, annual exams, Pap tests, and related health care—despite the loss of Title X funding.
Jan. 30, 2014 • Tennessee

Planned Parenthood Celebrates National Condom Week

This week, February 13-19, 2012, Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region is celebrating National Condom Week with a public information campaign that highlights locations where condoms are available free to the general public.
Jan. 30, 2014 • Tennessee

Planned Parenthood Calls on Tennessee to Make Sexual Health a Priority

MEMPHIS, TN - Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region urges the Tennessee General Assembly to reject abstinence-only sexuality education and focus on improving the state’s dismal sexual health as conveyed in the report “Sexual Health of Young People in the U.S. South: Challenges and Opportunities,” recently released by Auburn University at Montgomery’s Center for Demographic Research.
Jan. 30, 2014 • Tennessee

Planned Parenthood Awarded Federal Family Planning Grant by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Grants Management has announced that Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region will receive a grant of $395,000 a year for the next three years to provide Title X Family Planning services.
Jan. 30, 2014 • Tennessee

Planned Parenthood Awarded $75,000 Grant for Syphilis Elimination Project

MEMPHIS, TN - The Tennessee Department of Health has awarded Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region (PPGMR) a grant to fund a major syphilis elimination project in Shelby County, Tennessee.
Jan. 30, 2014 • Tennessee