Category: Healthcare

Project Black Ankh Takes to the Streets
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Project Black Ankh Takes to the Streets

SIERRA LEONE: The following is a Project Black Ankh: Ebola Response in Sierra Leone, update from AAPDEP forces.  It describes the community outreach and sensitization programs initiated by AAPDEP as a way to educate communities about some of the real threats of this disease.  This involved radio and street outreach. March 26-April 26: Radio Sensitization...

April 23, 2015May 13, 2021by
PBA: Community Training in Sierra Leone
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PBA: Community Training in Sierra Leone

SIERRA LEONE:  In February 2015 AAPDEP medical personnel trained forty Sierra Leoneans in the prevention of EVD and various outreach and counseling methods as preparation for its community outreach campaign working to spread the message of respect and positive reintegration of EVD affected community members. With Phase II now in full swing, AAPDEP is focusing...

April 17, 2015May 13, 2021by
Black Women: Stress, Its Effects, and Our Response to It
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Black Women: Stress, Its Effects, and Our Response to It

This is Part II of the series examining the health concerns of African women over age forty. Last time, our discussion highlighted the top five maladies affecting this group, with the intent to review the causes and most common therapeutic approach(es) for each. Finally, we will become managers of our own wellness by retaining what...

April 10, 2015May 13, 2021by
Better Health for African Women is a Human Right!
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Better Health for African Women is a Human Right!

PHILADELPHA–This blog is the first in a series of blogs, in which I will be sharing some of the challenges facing African women over age 40. We will discuss leading health issues, including the top five causes of death and disability, their causes, impact on quality of life, and an exploration of solutions, with much...

January 23, 2015May 13, 2021by
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