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Region V women's health agenda

The Region V Office on Women's Health develops and secures programs and activities to improve the health of women across the lifespan and from diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds with particular emphasis on disadvantaged and underrepresented groups of women. Region V provides leadership, collaborates with federal, state, and community-based organizations.

Region V's focal areas are:

  • Heart Disease: Heart Truth Campaign
  • Incarcerated Women and Girls
  • Physical Activity
  • Violence Against Women
    • Human Trafficking
    • Intimate Partner Violence
    • Sexual Assault
  • Native American Health
  • Immigrant and Refugee Women
    • Midwest Network on Female Genital Cutting (FGC)
  • Diabetes
  • Maternal and Child Health
    • Community-based Doula Program
    • Breastfeeding
  • Rural Health
  • Minority Health
  • Women's Leadership in Academic Healthcare
  • National Women's Health Week

Content last updated: December 01, 2005.

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