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2014 ROTARY INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION
ROTARY’S WELL WOMAN
PROGRAM
By
Dr. Rekha Shetty
A Well woman program is a Rotary activities and
programs that will improve the wellness of
women.
JOIN LEADERS, EXCHANGE I...
Rotarian Action Group for Population &
Development (RFPD) as a Resource for
Maternal and Child Health.
ROTARY’S WELL WOMAN...
ROTARY’S WELL WOMAN PROGRAM
Health Issues of Women
• Gynecological health and disorders
• Pregnancy issues
• Disorders related to infertility
• Breast Cancer
• Cervical Canc...
• Osteoporosis
• Skin Cancer
• High Blood Pressure
• Diabetes
• Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
• Colorectal Cancer
• G...
While life expectancy is higher for women
than men in most countries, a number of
health and social factors combine to cre...
Quality of
Structure
Quality of
Outcome
Important
Parameters
Quality of
Process
ROTARY’S WELL WOMAN PROGRAM
ROTARY’S WELL WOMAN PROGRAM
Facts About Women’s
Health
Women and girls continue to face gender-
based vulnerabilities that require urgent
attention - especially in sub-Saharan
A...
Between 15% and 71% of women around
the world have suffered physical or sexual
violence committed by an intimate male
part...
About 14 million adolescent girls become
mothers every year. More than 90% of
these very young mothers live in
developing ...
Even though early marriage is on the
decline, an estimated 100 million girls will
marry before their 18th birthday over th...
In most countries women tend to be in
charge of cooking. When they cook over
open fires or traditional stoves, they
breath...
ROTARY’S WELL WOMAN PROGRAM
What can be Done?
• Allowing women to space their children
when they are ready and able to love them
with all their heart
• Protecting women...
• Protecting women from cancer of the
reproductive system
• Teaching men to change their attitudes
toward women and child ...
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  1. 1. 2014 ROTARY INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION ROTARY’S WELL WOMAN PROGRAM By Dr. Rekha Shetty
  2. 2. A Well woman program is a Rotary activities and programs that will improve the wellness of women. JOIN LEADERS, EXCHANGE IDEAS, TAKE ACTION
  3. 3. Rotarian Action Group for Population & Development (RFPD) as a Resource for Maternal and Child Health. ROTARY’S WELL WOMAN PROGRAM
  4. 4. ROTARY’S WELL WOMAN PROGRAM
  5. 5. Health Issues of Women
  6. 6. • Gynecological health and disorders • Pregnancy issues • Disorders related to infertility • Breast Cancer • Cervical Cancer ROTARY’S WELL WOMAN PROGRAM
  7. 7. • Osteoporosis • Skin Cancer • High Blood Pressure • Diabetes • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) • Colorectal Cancer • Glaucoma ROTARY’S WELL WOMAN PROGRAM
  8. 8. While life expectancy is higher for women than men in most countries, a number of health and social factors combine to create a lower quality of life for women. Unequal access to information, care and basic health practices further increases the health risks for women. ROTARY’S WELL WOMAN PROGRAM
  9. 9. Quality of Structure Quality of Outcome Important Parameters Quality of Process ROTARY’S WELL WOMAN PROGRAM
  10. 10. ROTARY’S WELL WOMAN PROGRAM Facts About Women’s Health
  11. 11. Women and girls continue to face gender- based vulnerabilities that require urgent attention - especially in sub-Saharan Africa where 80% of all women living with HIV are located. ROTARY’S WELL WOMAN PROGRAM
  12. 12. Between 15% and 71% of women around the world have suffered physical or sexual violence committed by an intimate male partner at some point in their lives. ROTARY’S WELL WOMAN PROGRAM
  13. 13. About 14 million adolescent girls become mothers every year. More than 90% of these very young mothers live in developing countries. ROTARY’S WELL WOMAN PROGRAM
  14. 14. Even though early marriage is on the decline, an estimated 100 million girls will marry before their 18th birthday over the next 10 years. ROTARY’S WELL WOMAN PROGRAM
  15. 15. In most countries women tend to be in charge of cooking. When they cook over open fires or traditional stoves, they breathe in a mix of hundreds of pollutants on a daily basis, such harmful pollutants may cause low birth weight or even stillbirth. ROTARY’S WELL WOMAN PROGRAM
  16. 16. ROTARY’S WELL WOMAN PROGRAM What can be Done?
  17. 17. • Allowing women to space their children when they are ready and able to love them with all their heart • Protecting women and girls from unwanted pregnancies • Preventing abortions ROTARY’S WELL WOMAN PROGRAM
  18. 18. • Protecting women from cancer of the reproductive system • Teaching men to change their attitudes toward women and child bearing • AIDS education • Conducting of health awareness sessions and camps • Training on Health & Hygiene ROTARY’S WELL WOMAN PROGRAM
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