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Taskforce on Reproductive Healthcare Access

Health and Human Services (HHS) Department Secretary Xavier Becerra announced on January 21st, 2022 the establishment of an Intra-agency Taskforce on Reproductive Health Care Access,  which aims “to facilitate collaborative, innovative, transparent, equitable, and action-oriented approaches to protect and bolster sexual and reproductive health.” Senior HHS officials are expected to coordinate within and across HHS agencies to attend to “working group activities,” which are “ focused on advancing quality, access, and equity for reproductive health, rights, and justice and include coordinating federal interagency policymaking, program development, and outreach efforts to address barriers impacting individuals and communities seeking reproductive health care.”