lunes, 14 de mayo de 2018

Let's celebrate National Women's Health Week!

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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 U.S. Department of Health & Human Services' Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health Region 5 Women's Health and the Office of the Regional Director for Region 5 (states: IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI) will be hosting a twitter chat to hear from women the small steps they take every day to live a healthier life. They will also be joined by local organizations who will share how they make women’s health a priority. Use the hashtag #NWHWReg5 to join in the conversation.

    "The Opioid Crisis: Addressing the Unique Needs of Women" Webinar @ noon - 1:30pm EST
    • This national webinar, planned in collaborative by a number of entities within the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, does not require registration. On the date of the event, access the webinar here and for audio dial 800-369-1992, Participant Code: 7390786
    NWHW Eat Healthy

    Tuesday, May 15, 2018

    "Promoting Survivor Wellness: Domestic Violence Advocacy and Women's Health" Webinar @ 1pm EST
    • This webinar hosted by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, will feature an array of speakers including the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services' Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health Region 8 Women's Health (states: CO, MT, ND, SD, UT, WY). Learn more and register here

     "NWHW Brunch and Learn" @ 11 - 12:30pm EST
    • The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services' Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health Region 4 Women's Health (states: AL, FL, GA, KY, MS, NC, SC, TN) is speaking at the Emory University School of Medicine's "National Women’s Health Week Brunch and Learn" honoring the theme of Reproductive Health at Every Stage and Every Age. Learn more and register here.
    NWHW mental health

    Wednesday, May 16, 2018

    "The Great Debate: What is Enough...Women in Clinical Trials" Webinar @ 1pm - 2:30pm EST
    • This event, organized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Office on Women's Health, will begin with a Keynote by FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb. The debate will center on the challenges and complexity of the question “What is enough?” when determining participation of women in cardiovascular disease clinical trials. Learn more and access the webinar here
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    Thursday, May 17, 2018

    “Advice to My Younger Heart” Twitter Chat @ 2pm EST
    • In honor of National Women’s Health Week, WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women With Heart Disease (@WomenHeartOrg), is hosting a Twitter Chat, “Advice to My Younger Heart.” They’ll be raising awareness of risks and disparities women face with heart disease, and featuring heart-healthy advice women would share with their younger selves.

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    "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
    • Join the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services' Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health Region 9 Women's Health (states: AK, ID, OR, WA) for this educational opportunity featuring speakers from the University of Washington and Southcentral Foundation and the Alaska Native Medical Center. This webinar will include maternal vaccination recommendations, timing, importance of vaccinations, safety concerns, coverage rates, and research highlights. Additionally, the webinar will cover best practices in clinical settings with an emphasis on rural/remote settings, barriers to promoting maternal immunizations, and regional highlights, such as outbreaks. Learn more and register here
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    Saturday, May 19, 2018

    "Your Health at Every Age: Women’s Health Event" by Holy Cross Health @ 10am - 2pm EST
    • Do you need inspiration to get healthy? This FREE, fun and informative event will motivate and empower attendees to take charge of their health at any age. Women are encouraged to come with their mother(s), daughters, aunts, friends or coworkers and enjoy an array of activities! Learn more about this event in Silver Springs, MD here. Note: Pre-registration is required. 
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    adagio health

    All Week: May 13, 2018 - May 20, 2018

    Adagio Health in Pittsburgh, PA
    • In recognition of NWHW, Adagio Health will be collaborating with community partners to host events throughout the week. These events will encourage women to prioritize their health through visiting a doctor or nurse, eating healthy and staying active. View their list of events here.

    Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center in Crystal Rivers, FL
    • Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center is celebrating NWHW with a week-long social media campaign of #WhatIWishIdKnown. They will be utilizing this awareness week as an opportunity to share the stories of women beyond their health perspective. Some stories offer health advice while others spoke of their mothers, the strength of believing in yourself and how to persevere. Follow this organization's campaign by searching and following them on Facebook!

    Region 3
    Region 3 Women's Health CoordinatorSarah Shrimplin-Yacoub,
    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.

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