Sexual Harassment in the VA Workplace and VA Health Care for Women Veterans: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, Second Session, September 17, 1992

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Page 15 - I've seen around me fall, Like leaves in wintry weather, I feel like one Who treads alone Some banquet hall deserted, Whose lights are fled, Whose garlands dead, And all but he departed.
Page 17 - It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.
Page 216 - VA medical centers have inadequate procedures to ensure that patient privacy limitations affecting women patients are identified and corrected during facility renovations. VA...
Page 230 - ... post-traumatic stress disorder. Other research areas impacting women of all ages and races that should be added to this list include substance abuse, sexual abuse, cardiovascular disease, bladder Incontinence, domestic or work-related violence and HIV disease. AIDS is becoming an increasing impact and burden on women via heterosexual contact. HIV disease is a family disease. In the 1980's. AIDS was one of the ten leading causes of death for women of child bearing age. AIDS in the 1990's will...
Page 244 - Congress to initiate research initiatives with regard to women veteran health problems, little has actually been done. For instance, in 1983 the VA mandated that all future studies of veterans conducted or contracted by VA must include women veterans. While this was the mandate, in truth it has not been the practice. Women were not included in the 18,581 sample used for the 1987 Health Status of Vietnam Veterans Study. Additionally the 1986 Public Law 99-272 sponsored by Senator Cranston, which...
Page 51 - Thank you, Mr. Chairman. It is always a pleasure to appear before you and Mr.
Page 79 - -Section 4: Population Study of Women Veteran* NOVA supports a study to determine the current health care needs of women veterans and their predicted health care needs over the next ten years. The data collected will assist the VA and the nation to build a National Data Bank for defining needs and planning strategies for treatment and further research for women veterans and women members of the Armed forces who are serving on active duty. Section 5: Coverage of Women in the VA Research Program This...
Page 200 - ... IN A BALANCED AND EQUITABLE WAY. AS WE LOOK AT THE FORCE REDUCTIONS PROPOSED FOR THE NEXT FEW YEARS, EARLY ENACTMENT OF THIS LEGISLATION IS CRITICAL. THE CRITICAL NEED FOR THIS LEGISLATION, AND WHY IT IS NEEDED NOW, IS DETAILED IN A DOD REPORT SUBMITTED TO THE SASC AND THE HASC ON FEBRUARY 27, 1990, BY THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF DEFENSE FOR FORCE MANAGEMENT AND PERSONNEL.
Page 200 - DoD personnel. 2. The DEOC is Chaired by the Assistant Secretary of Defense/Force Management and Personnel <ASD(FM&P. Other members are the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs (ASD(RA)); the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Manpower and Reserve Affairs...
Page 236 - ... DVA mandated that all future studies of veterans must include women veterans; and yet almost ten years later, there still are no studies that include women. The need for a collection of data on women veterans must be addressed by the DVA. Use of DVA facilities by women veterans Women veterans have not traditionally used their health care benefits as often as men. Although the number of women veterans seeking care at DVA facilities has increased, it has not increased in proportion to the increase...

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