Women's Health Exchange

Summer 2016

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Promoting Women's Health by Creating a Culture of Wellness through Advocacy, Policy and Education

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National Women's Health Week

National Women’s Health Week kicks off each year on Mother's Day. The week is designed to highlight women’s health issues and encourages women to take simple steps to live a longer, healthier, and happier life.

The week also includes a celebration of Women's Check-Up Day to promote health screenings. For more informaiton on National Women's Health Week, visit WomensHealth.gov

Order any of the free OWH fact sheets and brochures for use during women’s health week activities.

"It Takes a Team to Close the Gaps in Women's Health, an Interprofessional Conference for Health Care Providers"

The Office of Women's Health hosts this annual conference to disseminate scholarly work that is aimed at improving the health status of women. Topics include cardiovascular health, weight management, nutrition, complementary and alternative medicine, preconception care, mental health issues, community involvement, and health policy. The conference provides a venue for scholars from various disciplines to share their latest projects and research findings with colleagues.

This event provides continuing education for registered nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, social workers, registered dietitians, and other health care professionals.

Interested in Attending?

The Ninth Annual Women's Health Update will be held on Friday, August 5th, at the St. Vincent's Health System Bruno Conference Center in Birmingham, Alabama. Students, groups, and those that register early (before June 29th) will receive a discounted registration fee.

Click here for more information and for registration form(s).

Are You an Advocate for Women's Health?

Submit your Abstract to present at the Ninth Annual Women's Health Update