Posted on: 02 Dec 2021
Women often focus on their family’s health first and put their health last. But, it’s of great value to take care of yourself. Did you know Black women are at higher risk for many health issues? Let’s change some of the statistics by striving to live healthy.
Our patient education for Black women’s health may help! With three options - a podcast, a fact sheet and a poster – you can learn more about health screenings, their purpose and their timeline.
1. Podcast: Black Women's Health with Dr. Ekene Enemchukwu
Dr. Ekene Enemchukwu talks about women’s health from the perspective of urogynecologist to help Black women better understand how they can maintain an overall healthy lifestyle. Listen to Dr. Enemchukwu now.
2. Fact Sheet: Women's Checklist What Black Women Should Know
If you are a Black woman and want to stay healthy, this fact sheet may help you make your own list to keep your health in check. Read about the checklist today.
3. Poster: Health Screenings Every Black Woman Should Know
Learn about basic health numbers and screenings to help Black women keep their health in check! Start your checklist with this free poster.
Whether something feels off in your body or you feel healthy, going to the doctor from time to time can help keep your health in check. These visits can help prevent future problems.
Be part of a greater health community and encourage your female family and friends to make their health a priority. Many screenings and checkups can be planned, so it is good to know why you need them and how often to have them. Take a step to learn more by downloading these tools for your own use, or sharing them with your loved ones.
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