Physicians for a National Health Program New York Metro Chapter invites you to join this important action organized by local health care professionals to send a strong message to Congressman Donovan: Save Our Patients Health Care!
Congressman Donovan is the only Republican member of the New York City Congressional delegation. Tens of thousands of people in his district in Staten Island and Brooklyn will lose healthcare if ACA repeal happens. Even more will lose care if Planned Parenthood and Medicaid are defunded.
WHAT: Health Professionals’ Protest - Brooklyn
WHEN: Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 2:00-3:30PM
WHERE: Representative Dan Donovan’s 11th Congressional District Office in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn – 7308 13th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11228
WHO: Health professionals in New York City, including doctors, nurses, and social workers, many of whom constituents of Representative Donovan and/or care for them. All are welcome to attend.
VISUALS: Health care providers in professional attire, signs, video, presentation of a letter with signatures
(Brooklyn, New York) – Doctors, medical students, nurses, social workers, and other health professionals across New York City will be demonstrating their non-partisan opposition to taking away their patients’ healthcare. Specifically, they oppose the repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), cuts to Medicaid, and defunding Planned Parenthood. They will be demonstrating their opposition to these policies and support for their patients in a gathering outside of Congressman Donovan’s office in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn.
(If you can't make it, sign the letter of support, which we'll deliver). Use this link to attend or to sign the letter of support: https://goo.gl/forms/TvKRbLP3w79jp7Iu2
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Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP) is a single issue organization advocating a universal, comprehensive single-payer national health program. PNHP has 20,000 members and 40 chapters across the United States.
Since 1987, we've advocated for reform in the U.S. health care system. We educate physicians and other health professionals about the benefits of a single-payer system--including fewer administrative costs and affording health insurance for the 30 million Americans who have none.
Our members and physician activists work toward a single-payer national health program in their communities. PNHP performs ground breaking research on the health crisis and the need for fundamental reform, coordinates speakers and forums, participates in town hall meetings and debates, contributes scholarly articles to peer-reviewed medical journals, and appears regularly on national television and news programs advocating for a single-payer system.
PNHP is the only national physician organization in the United States dedicated exclusively to implementing a single-payer national health program.