April 22, Women’s Health Day, Screening and Events – Nutrition

The seventh National Women’s Health Day is celebrated on April 22, established in 2015 and promoted by the Onlus Athena Foundation together with the Ministry of Health. This is an opportunity to organize initiatives and events throughout the national territory which aim to highlight the interest in gender medicine and women’s health in particular. The outstanding testimony of this year is the tennis player Matteo Berrettini, who joins the godmother Rocío Muñoz Morales, who has always been close to Athena Donna. “I am very satisfied with the success of this day – declares Carla Vittoria Maira, president of Atena Donna and creator of the national holiday – every year I see the involvement and enthusiasm of many associations dealing with prevention and which organize conferences on gender medicine. And thanks to this Day, more and more hospitals are opening their doors to allow women to be screened all week long. This year, Athena, continuing the path born of a memorandum of understanding between Athena Donna, the Ministry of Justice and the DAP, launches the Togheter project which will develop over the next two years in prisons, it also includes screening activities for restricted women, who cannot access during the National Day, so that every woman has the same possibilities of prevention. And we are also working on a very important new project supported by a promotion committee with an extraordinary profile. dinner. Rocío Muñoz Morales says: “National Women’s Health Day is an event that every year offers the opportunity to reflect on one’s psychophysical state. Also I who am always in a hurry, like all working women and mothers, I stop to schedule my health check-ups, and I also do this to all the women in my family”. Matteo Berrettini launches an appeal “A l ocation of this day dedicated to women’s health, I call on all women to invite them to take care of their health, not to neglect prevention and periodic screening, which are essential to stay in good health and face the challenges of life. It’s important to prioritize your well-being with consistent physical activity, good nutrition, and healthy lifestyles. A memo for all women, #concentratisullatuasalute “At the end of the many activities that will take place throughout the last week of April, the traditional Fiume in Rosa Regatta will take place, this year not only in the capital as usual at the Circolo Canottieri Aniene but, for the first time in all of Italy, 27 towns will be involved, with numerous boats which, from north to south, will color the water with a pink streak. organized by Athena in collaboration with the Severino Foundation, is Saturday, April 30 at 11:30 a.m. We want to send a message of solidarity to all women who have experienced or are living with the disease.Athletes from different backgrounds will row with women who have had to face cancer problems and will use rowing as a form of rehabilitation. This is an opportunity for many women to put their commitment and strength to spread the message of the importance of prevention and sport as a fundamental resource for health. Carla Vittoria Maira continues “This year, all the information and prevention activities proposed are particularly important, given that the epidemiological scenario has caused a worrying slowdown in the implementation of screening programs. Precisely on April 22 in Rome, at the Center for American Studies, there will be a conference organized by the Pre.zio.sa Association and the Athena Foundation entitled: “Women’s health: policies for the future”, which will also include a intervention by the Minister of Health Roberto Speranza

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