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National Women’s Health Week 2021 from May 9-15 serves as a reminder for all women, everywhere, “to make their health a priority and take care of themselves”. Read more

National Women’s Checkup Day 2021 is on the second Monday in May. The 10 May 2021 reminds us, especially during COVID-19, of the importance of routine health checkups. Read more

Postmenopause Snapshot can be a place to start if you are searching for information about postmenopause. Read more

Violence Against Women Snapshot can be a place to start if you are searching for information about violence against women. Read more

Women’s Health Snapshot can be a place to start if you are searching for information about women’s health. Read more

For National Osteoporosis Month 2021, the (United States) National Osteoporosis Foundation is “showcasing simple steps to promote good bone health”. Read more

The Health for All Film Festival shortlist 2021 is out. 1200 entries were received. Find out which entries were selected for the Shortlist, how you can participate and when the winners are announced. Read more

Cervical Health Awareness Month 2021 is January in the United States and Cervical Cancer Prevention Week is 18 – 24 January 2021 in the United Kingdom. Read more

The Health for All Film Festival 2021 submissions opened on 24 October 2020 and do not close until to 30 January 2021. Film the global health issue you champion and promote… Read more

World Osteoporosis Day 2020 is October 20. “If you are over the age of 50 and you have one or more risk factors you should discuss these with your doctor and ask for an assessment of your bone health status”. Read more

Health Topics

“Caring for a loved one strains even the most resilient people. If you’re a caregiver, take steps to preserve your own health and well-being”. Read more

Womenshealth.gov is “A federal government website managed by the Office on Women’s Health in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health at the U.S. …”. Read more

“Conditions that can occur because of aging include weight gain, high blood pressure, glucose intolerance or diabetes, thyroid disorders, sleep apnea (disordered breathing)…”. Read more

“After menopause, changes to the spread of body fat and body shape increases a woman’s risk of cardiovascular disease, and lower levels of oestrogen also increase…”. Read more

“COVID-19 is the disease caused by
a new coronavirus called
SARS-CoV-2”. Read more

“When a woman suspects she’s in perimenopause, it is an excellent time to have a complete medical examination by a qualified health professional”. Read more

“Women who are menopausal or post-menopausal may experience changes in their mouths. They may notice discomfort in the mouth, including dry mouth, pain…”. Read more

“Women, particularly during the menopause transition, have higher rates of shingles than men, most likely due to hormonal changes to their immune response”. Read more

“Burning Mouth Syndrome (BMS) is a painful, complex condition often described as a burning, scalding, or tingling feeling in the mouth that may occur every day for…”. Read more

“Loss of ovarian function occurring in women younger than 40 years of age is called premature ovarian insufficiency (POI). POI may also be referred to as…”. Read more