5/13-19 Women’s Health Week

HHS has declared May 13-19, 2018 to be National Women’s Health Week:

All three links provide extensive resources on women’s health.

3/8 World Kidney Day

In concert with International Women’s Day, March 8, 2018 is World Kidney Day, with the theme of Kidneys & Women’s Health: Include, Value, Empower.  Find the WKD website at http://www.worldkidneyday.org/2018-campaign/2018-wkd-theme/.  CDC’s Division of Diabetes Translation has also contributed their own website, on the topic of Is CKD Worse for Women, at https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USCDC/bulletins/1dffd90.  Find a comprehensive graphic on CKD at https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/nwrn.org/files/N/wkd2018.pdf.

3/22 AAKP Healthline Kidney Day

AAKP on March 22, 2018 will present part 2 of their 2-part Healthline broadcast on World Kidney Day: Kidneys & Women’s Health.  Find details and register at https://aakp.org/event/aakp-healthline-webinar/, along with a recording of part 1.  World Kidney Day is March 8, 2018; see http://www.worldkidneyday.org/2018-campaign/2018-wkd-theme/ for more information.