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

August is National Immunization Awareness Month and The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) sponsors this Awareness Month in August to highlight the importance of vaccination for people of all ages.
Join the conversation by visit AAWP’s library of health and wellness information, on Immunizations and Black America, to learn about vaccines needed to stay healthy: https://bit.ly/3vyZzT1

Join the AAWP and the Jacksonville Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. for our upcoming Facebook event “Let’s Talk Heart Health in African American Women.” Starting August 6 from 1:30-2:30pm ET, we will be streaming live from the AAWP Facebook channel. Bring your questions for our panelist. Don’t miss this event!

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.
July is Healthy Vision Month! African Americans have some of the highest rates of vision loss and blindness caused by eye disease — and these rates are getting higher. Many eye diseases have no early warning signs but the good news is that comprehensive dilated eye exams can find many of these eye diseases early, when they’re often easier to treat. Learn more HERE and visit https://aawellnessproject.org/ for more information.

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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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