Category Archives: health advocacy organizations

RIP Jenny Knauss, Lifelong Activist for Patients,
Women’s Health, and Alzheimer’s Spoken Here

Before many of us heard the expression “patient-centered care,” Jenny Knauss was out front on the issue in the US, the UK, and in Africa. Ever the radical, she was a tireless advocate for reproductive rights, women’s health, and improving … Continue reading

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Conflict of Interest, Health Advocacy Organizations, and Patients

As a follow-up to my post yesterday addressing disclosure and health advocacy groups and nonprofits, I have looked into this further online. ¬†And it is not that I think that advocates or advocacy groups are corrupt: I think advocates are … Continue reading

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