1. Wehrwein, Sue LPN

Article Content

How sad that our president's abortion politics have resulted in a denial of funding for women's health programs around the world ("World Health Roundup,"News, December 2003).


To learn about a grassroots movement launched in response to the Bush administration's withholding of $34 million in funding from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) after Congress had already approved the funds for UNFPA use, please visit The goal is to find 34 million people who, with a tax-deductible donation of $1 or more, will provide funding to UNFPA programs that support voluntary family planning, prenatal and postnatal care, and HIV-AIDS prevention programs.


This is a great way to show support for women who struggle to obtain basic health services and to register concern for the shortsighted policy decision of President Bush.


Sue Wehrwein, LPN