AAWP Launches the “And Black America” Campaign Series

The African American Wellness Project Launches the “And Black America” Campaign Series to Celebrate Anniversary of the Passing of the Civil Rights Act and Address Healthcare Inequities that Still Exist Today! CLICK HERE to read more.

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Our mission is to  improve the health of the African-American community by serving as a megaphone for trusted information that enables and encourages African Americans to better navigate the healthcare system, advocate for themselves, and receive improved care, regardless of insurance or circumstances.

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The AAWP is proud to play a role in helping launch the Digital Health for Equitable Health (#DHEH) Alliance. This is a milestone for the future of #healthcare for underserved communities to help create a more accessible and inclusive #digitalhealth society.

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AAWP Events This Week

July is Healthy Vision Month! All this month, the AAWP will be bringing you awareness information about your health, wellness and healthy vision habits!

On this week’s Black Doctors Speak Podcast, we are joined by Michael LeNoir, MD and James Jackson who is the CEO of the Alameda Health System. We will discuss his background growing up in Oakland, his role as a CEO of a large scale system in the Bay Area, and the role of the public hospital during the COVID-19 epidemic. With more than 30 years in healthcare administration, James Jackson serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the Alameda Health System in Alameda County, CA. LISTEN HERE.

Wednesday’s Wisdom is from DB Bedford, AAWP panelist of our Mental Health Initiative. Mr. Bedford recently participated in AAWP’s “Profiled: The Black Man,” that examined the origins of the widespread stereotypes that have permeated society and impacted the lives of Black males in America for centuries.
CLICK HERE to watch Mr. Bedford discuss mental health in the African American community.

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We Are Proud to Announce  —  AAWP & Healthwise Partnership

AAWP is proud to announce our partnership with Healthwise. This partnership allows us to bring you the most accurate up to date online health resource in the U.S.. Now you can get reliable, vetted answers to your health questions.  We provide information you need to make better healthcare decisions.


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AAWP is proud to offer the Healthwise Medical Knoweldgebase, with doctor-recommended content and tools that help prepare patients for their appointments and show them how to better manage their medical care. Trusted, high quality, unbiased health information.



The AAWP – Healthwise Symptom Checker is designed with a body map to help you understand what your medical symptoms could mean, and provide you with the trusted information.

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How to get the most out of medical appointments   —  This Is How We Do It

We will be providing tip sheets about things you should do and questions you should ask during medical appointments. We want to empower you with knowledge, so that you can get the best care possible for you and your family.

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We believe that health disparities will continue to exist, only if we allow them to continue. We have to step up and take the lead.

LeNoir: The Way I See It!

Source: The Washington Informer We’re in a difficult position in this country. It appears that many of our citizens think that the COVID-19 pandemic is over. We

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Alameda Alliance for Health

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: African American Wellness Project (AAWP) Partners with Alameda County to Increase Vaccination Rates Among Alameda County Residents Focus on education, awareness and activation

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