Soy Boricua ! 1993 Calendar, La Mujer puertorriqueña, Helen Rodriguez Trias, M.D.

Helen Rodríguez-Trías Papers, 1929-2002

Page from "Soy Boricua! 1993, La Mujer Puertorriqueña," honoring Helen Rodríguez-Trias, M.D., advocate for women's and children's health. Helen Rodríguez-Trías (1929-2001) was a pediatrician, public health advocate and women’s rights activist who dedicated her career to improving and expanding health care services for women and children, especially for low-income women and families in Puerto Rico and the United States. Over the course of her life and career Rodríguez-Trías fought to improve neonatal care for low-income women, to raise cultural awareness among the medical community, to bring an end to coercive tactics in sterilization, to fight for reproductive justice, to develop policies and services for people with HIV/AIDS, and was a staunch advocate for women of color and low-income women in all aspects of public health.


Date
1993, Date accepted
Creator
Helen Rodríguez-Trías
Language
English
Document Type
Document: other
Identifier
HeRo_b01_f12_1178
Related Keywords
Advocacy, Health and Nutrition, Leaders, Social services, Women
Citation
Helen Rodríguez-Trías Papers, 1929-2002. Soy Boricua ! 1993 Calendar, La Mujer puertorriqueña, Helen Rodriguez Trias, M.D.: HeRo_b01_f12_1178. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 16 Oct 2019.
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