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Study Finds Reproductive Health Providers Are Better at Providing Long-Acting Contraceptive Services

MEMPHIS, TN – A national survey released today by the Guttmacher Institute found that facilities dedicated to providing reproductive health care, like Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region (PPGMR), are better able to provide long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) methods to younger patients.
Jan. 30, 2014 • Tennessee

Statement from PPGMR on Passage of Pence Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood

MEMPHIS, TN — Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region (PPGMR) released the following statement today after the U.S. House of Representatives passed Rep. Mike Pence’s amendment to bar Planned Parenthood from receiving federal funds for any purpose, including providing basic primary and lifesaving preventive health care to women and families.
Jan. 30, 2014 • Tennessee

Roe v. Wade 40th Anniversary Event to be Held January 22 at the University of Memphis

MEMPHIS, TN – Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region is one of a coalition of more than forty Mid-South organizations, individuals and churches that have teamed up to host a documentary screening and panel discussion on the 40th anniversary of the U. S. Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision that made abortion legal for women in across the country.
Jan. 30, 2014 • Tennessee

PPGMR Welcomes New Director of Development

MEMPHIS, TN — Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region (PPGMR) is pleased to welcome a new Director of Development, Aimee Lewis.
Jan. 30, 2014 • Tennessee

PPGMR Urges Cervical Cancer Vaccine and Screenings During Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

MEMPHIS, TN — Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region (PPGMR) encourages all women to be screened for cervical cancer during January, National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month.
Jan. 30, 2014 • Tennessee

PPGMR Promotes HPV Vaccine During National Vaccination Awareness Month

August is National Vaccination Awareness Month—designed to raise awareness of the importance of vaccinations in preventing disease among children and adults.
Jan. 30, 2014 • Tennessee

PPGMR Partners with GetWell Community Clinic for NBHAAD Testing

Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region (PPGMR) will offer free rapid HIV testing and prevention counseling at GetWell Community Clinic on February 2, 2011, in recognition of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.
Jan. 30, 2014 • Tennessee

PPGMR Offers Weekly Free HIV Testing at Caritas Village

MEMPHIS, TN — Beginning January 3rd, Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region (PPGMR) will offer free HIV counseling and testing at Caritas Village Community Center, 2509 Harvard Avenue, each Monday evening from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Jan. 30, 2014 • Tennessee

PPGMR Offers Free HIV Testing This Week for National HIV Testing Day

MEMPHIS, TN — In observance of this week’s National HIV Testing Day, Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region will offer free, confidential HIV counseling and testing at two different sites.
Jan. 30, 2014 • Tennessee