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December 2022

Closing the Loop for Lupus: A Wellness Toolkit for Women

Hosted by SWHR

Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease characterized by widespread inflammation that often results in damage to the joints, skin, brain, lungs, kidneys and blood vessels. An estimated 1.5 million Americans have some form of lupus, and 90% are women between the ages of 15 and 44. Lupus is more prevalent among women of color, who also develop symptoms at younger ages and have more severe symptoms and complications from the disease.Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is the most common type of…

December 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

Latinx Health Equity Summit

Hosted by UnidosUS

The Latinx Health Equity Summit will focus on community-based achievements that seek to close health disparities and advance health equity in the Latinx community across five issue areas: social and emotional well-being, food insecurity, healthcare access, research engagement, and COVID-19 response and recovery.  The summit will serve as a unique space to convene a diverse network of trusted Latinx health leaders, experts, practitioners, and community messengers to share programmatic and policy priorities and efforts that improve the health and well-being…

December 6 - December 8
Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass, 5594 W Wild Horse Pass Blvd
Phoenix, AZ 85226 United States

Research!America Alliance Discussion with Carolee Lee, CEO & Founder, Women’s Health Access Matters (WHAM)

Hosted by Research!America

If there was an additional $350 million invested in women’s health research nationally, we would receive $13 billion in returns to our economy. This is one of many findings by WHAM, Women’s Health Access Matters, helping to catalyze a greater focus on diseases that disproportionately impact women. Join Research!American for a discussion on Tuesday, December 6, at 2 p.m. ET featuring Carolee Lee, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of WHAM. Why is new investment in women's health research a necessity…

December 6 @ 2:00 am - 3:00 pm EST

Addressing Concerns and Considerations Surrounding the Inclusion of Pregnant and Lactating Populations in Research

Hosted by SWHR

Pregnant and lactating women have historically been excluded from clinical trials. Federal policies from the 1970s that excluded “women of childbearing age” from research led research to use male participants, limiting our knowledge base. Although a 1994 report from the Institute of Medicine recommended that pregnant women be presumed to be eligible to participate in clinical studies and that lactating women not be excluded from clinical studies, concerns remain about including pregnant and lactating populations in research. During this virtual…

December 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST

Healthy People, Healthy Hearts: Healthy People 2030 and Cardiovascular Health

Please join this event on Tuesday, December 6 from 2:30 to 3:30 pm ET for the next Healthy People 2030 Webinar Series event. This webinar, Healthy People, Healthy Hearts: Healthy People 2030 and Cardiovascular Health, will focus on cardiovascular disease control and prevention and highlight progress to date on four Healthy People 2030 objectives: • HDS-02: Reduce coronary heart disease deaths • HDS-03: Reduce stroke deaths • NWS-04: Reduce the proportion of children and adolescents with obesity (LHI) • TU-14: Increase successful quit attempts in adults…

December 6 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm EST

Recognizing Urgent Maternal Warning Signs in the Postpartum Period Webinar

Hosted by Reproductive Health National Training Center (RHNTC)

Pregnancy-related deaths can occur up to one year after the end of pregnancy. Native American, Alaska Native, and Black women are two to three times more likely to die of pregnancy-related causes than White women. More than 80% of maternal deaths could be prevented. This session is intended for non-obstetrical clinical services providers and staff, and will feature three speakers with expertise in preventing pregnancy-related deaths. REGISTER

December 8 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
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