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PROGRAMS AND EVENTS


The Women's Heart Foundation seeks to eradicate heart disease as the number one killer of American women. The backbone of our mission is our highly acclaimed outreach programs replicated nationally and our heart disease prevention and risk tracking program for schools.

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WOMEN'S HEART WEEK (since 1995)
February 1-7 is dedicated to raising awareness of heart disease as it affects women differently. Don a purple ribbon and help spread the word. more. View Women's Heart Week video.

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MEDICATION SAFETY WEEK (since 1999)
April 1-7 is dedicated to raising awareness of medication errors and prevention. Complete a personal health record and know your medicines. tools and program support materials

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BE A LIFESAVER PROGRAM (since 2010)
This 3-part course agenda facilitates schools to be ready, willing and able to teach their students about CPR and AED use, for learning life-saving skills that should be part of every School Board's dictum of mandatory curriculum.

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TEEN ESTEEM HEALTH & FITNESS PROGRAM (since 2004)
Provides new infrastructure for healthy lifestyle programs and monitoring system for schools to address childhood and teen obesity.

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THE GENDER CARE INITIATIVE®
is a series of conferences to promote gender-specific medicine, prevention and wellness. The Purple Ribbon Campaign promotes excellence of care of women. Free online courses for health professionals.

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SHOPPING FOR A HEALTHY HEART
A program implemented as a school field trip to help young consumers learn how to making healthier food choices right at the grocery store shelf.

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ANNUAL AWARDS
Honoring leading women's heart health advocates.

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CLINICAL TRIALS - WHF has partnered with CenterWatch so women may join a clinical trial and participate in research to benefit future generations.

 

   

Women's Heart Week  |  The Gender Care Initiative | 
Run For Mom  |  Teen Esteem  |  Medication Safety Week  | 
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