Health & Disability Advocates breaks down social, economic and structural barriers to health and well-being. Core to our mission is empowering people with complex medical and social needs to navigate the health delivery system and advocate effectively for the services and supports critical to good health. HDA has a national presence and has for years been a leader in developing and supporting policies and practices to ensure access to healthcare and support for disadvantaged populations – the low income and those with disabilities and chronic conditions.
HDA aims for a healthier country supported by prudent public policies that help people preserve and attain good health and well-being.
Giving Voice to SCI Patients in Their Own Research
Every time Susan needs routine health care unrelated to her spinal cord injury (SCI), she ends up providing the doctors with a laundry list of things they should be asking her, but don’t. Even though she is in her 30s, Susan (not her real name) doesn’t have a gynecologist. She can’t find one with an … Continue reading “Giving Voice to SCI Patients in Their Own Research”