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    A Well Woman Program Part 2 of 3 A Well Woman Program Part 2 of 3 Presentation Transcript

    • 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 IDEAS, TAKE ACTION
    • Rotarian Action Group for Population & Development (RFPD) as a Resource for Maternal and Child Health. ROTARY’S WELL WOMAN PROGRAM
    • ROTARY’S WELL WOMAN PROGRAM
    • Health Issues of Women
    • • Gynecological health and disorders • Pregnancy issues • Disorders related to infertility • Breast Cancer • Cervical Cancer ROTARY’S WELL WOMAN PROGRAM
    • • Osteoporosis • Skin Cancer • High Blood Pressure • Diabetes • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) • Colorectal Cancer • Glaucoma ROTARY’S WELL WOMAN PROGRAM
    • 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
    • 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 Africa where 80% of all women living with HIV are located. ROTARY’S WELL WOMAN PROGRAM
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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 and girls from unwanted pregnancies • Preventing abortions ROTARY’S WELL WOMAN PROGRAM
    • • 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