We believe that all people should have the opportunity to be self-sufficient, secure and healthy. Cost-effective and adequately funded programs can help ensure these basic needs.
We Support: • Nationally funded, community-based comprehensive and affordable health care for all. • Services to children to ensure their healthy start in life. • Adequate provision for the needs of physically, mentally or emotionally challenged persons, including inhome and institutional care services. • Institutional and outpatient mental health programs and services that provide equal access, continuity of care, and protection of patient rights. • Private and public funding for health care programs that include pregnancy care, family planning and abortions, regardless of age or income. • Expedited funding for AIDS and HIV research, and care for the afflicted. • Programs to assist displaced persons, including refugees, displaced homemakers, and the homeless. • Adoption of a single payer health care system.