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Causes: Family Planning, Health, Reproductive Health Care, Reproductive Rights

Mission: To be the leader in providing reproductive health services, educationand advocacy for the people of hawaii.

Programs: Clinical services program: operated four health centers in hawaii -located in honolulu (oahu), kahului (maui), kailua-kona (big island of hawaii), and lihue (kauai). Served more than 7,629 individual patients annually and provided more than 11,496 clinical visits. Board-certified physicians and advance practice nurse practitioners provided reproductive health care for males and females, including pelvic examinations, pap smears, screening and treatment for abnormal cervical cells, clinical breast exams, hpv vaccinations, pregnancy tests, birth control services and supplies, emergency contraception, screening and treatment for sexually-transmitted infections, abortion services and health education. A large percentage of patients were young women and teens seeking confidential, affordable reproductive health care and family planning services. The organization accepts most health insurances and offers family planning services on a sliding fee scale based on patient family income. Educational services program:the education and training department provides education and trainingthat allows individuals to make informed sexual health decisions. In fy2014, pphi educators presented 1,003 separate educational sessions,conducted 29 workshops and trainings, and made 21,313 direct contactsreaching more than 10,302 individual youth and adults including but not limited to: students, parents, teachers, youth-serving professionals and others. Sessions were presented at 53 public and private schools, colleges and universities on oahu, maui, lanai, kauai and hawaii islands. Pphi staff worked with 15 different community-based and faith-based agencies statewide. In addition to education and training sessions, pphi staff conducted 34 outreach activities including participating in community based health fairs, events and media outreach. Pphi staff also serve as mentors for high school students and work with interns from local high schools, colleges, and universities. The pphi education team is also contracted on both of the office of adolescent health contracts in the state of hawaii. In collaboration with hawaii youth services network tier 1 award, staff facilitate and provide training and technical assistance on evidence based programs statewide. In collaboration with university of hawaii centers on disability services tier 2 award, pphi staff helped develop a culturally responsive teen pregnancy and hiv/sti prevention curriculum called "pono choices", developed intensive in-person and e-learning trainings for teachers and provide fidelity monitoring and technical assistance to teachers that implement the curriculum statewide.

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