Let the celebrations begin!
National Women’s Health Week is here!!
National Women's Health Week (NWHW) has finally arrived! The 19th annual National Women's Health Week kicked off yesterday, on Mother's Day, May 13, and will be celebrated through May 19, 2018. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office on Women’s Health (OWH) leads National Women’s Health Week to encourage all women to be as healthy as possible. The week serves as a reminder for women to make their health a priority and build positive health habits for life. See below details of how organizations, and various Federal entities, are promoting this message through the region and across the nation!
Monday, May 14, 2018
"What I Wish I'd Known" a Region 5 Women's Health Twitter Chat @ noon EST
"The Opioid Crisis: Addressing the Unique Needs of Women" Webinar @ noon - 1:30pm EST
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
"Promoting Survivor Wellness: Domestic Violence Advocacy and Women's Health" Webinar @ 1pm EST
"NWHW Brunch and Learn" @ 11 - 12:30pm EST
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
"The Great Debate: What is Enough...Women in Clinical Trials" Webinar @ 1pm - 2:30pm EST
Thursday, May 17, 2018
“Advice to My Younger Heart” Twitter Chat @ 2pm EST
"It's a Fact: PrEP can Work!" a Region 10 Women's Health Webinar @ 5pm - 5:30pm EST
- Join the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services' Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health Region 10 Women's Health (states: AZ, CA, HI, NV, American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Palau) and Dr. Kimberly Koester from University of California for what Region 10 calls a "WeBytes webinar: 30 minute webinars for the busy public health profession." No registration is required for this event. At webinar start, access the webinar here and for audio dial (888) 989-4396, Participant Passcode: 3250812
Friday, May 18, 2018
"Maternal Vaccinations: Recommendations and Best Practices" a Region 10 Women's Health Webinar @ 2pm-3:15pm EST
Saturday, May 19, 2018
"Your Health at Every Age: Women’s Health Event" by Holy Cross Health @ 10am - 2pm EST
All Week: May 13, 2018 - May 20, 2018
Adagio Health in Pittsburgh, PA
Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center in Crystal Rivers, FL
Region 3 Women's Health CoordinatorSarah Shrimplin-Yacoub, M.P.H.firstname.lastname@example.org
The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services’ (HHS) Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH) in Region 3 consists of states DE, MD, PA, VA, WV, and Washington, DC.