Women's Reproductive Health Policy

Former Commissioner Wood and others talked about women’s health issues and reproductive health policy. They focused on the use… read more

Former Commissioner Wood and others talked about women’s health issues and reproductive health policy. They focused on the use of “Plan B” or the “Morning After Pill” as a means of birth control, the safety of the drug, the drug approval process at the Food and Drug Administration, and scientific research into the contraceptive. Ms. Wood also talked about her decision to resign from the FDA after the method was rejected despite scientific recommendations to the contrary and political decision-making by Bush administration officials. Following prepared remarks the panel answered questions from the audience. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Jessica Aarons Policy Adviser Center for American Progress->Women's Health Project
  • Naina Dhingra Public Policy Director Advocates for Youth
  • Silvia Henriquez Executive Director National Latina Inst. for Reproductive Health
  • Chris Mooney Correspondent Seed Magazine->Washington, DC
  • Susan F. Wood Assistant Commissioner (Former) U.S. Food and Drug Administration->Women's Health
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Women's Reproductive Health Policy

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Program ID:
189372-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 17, 2005
Last Aired:
Oct 18, 2005

Airing Details

  • Oct 17, 2005 | 9:03am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 17, 2005 | 2:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 17, 2005 | 8:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 18, 2005 | 12:02am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 18, 2005 | 4:13am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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