Women’s Health Week, Federico II joins the initiative

The university hospital society Frederick II takes the field with a wide range of free clinical, diagnostic and information services on the occasion of the VII edition of the women’s health week promoted by the Onda Foundation, scheduled for April 20-26. To access informative talks and free tours, a reservation is required. To promote information, prevention and treatment for women, numerous visits are available, the specialized areas and the teams of the Polyclinic Federico II involved, many of whom will work in synergy to guarantee patients a multidisciplinary approach.

The services offered include cardiology which offers cardiological examinations with electrocardiograms, gynecology which offers gynecological examinations for the early diagnosis and treatment of endometriosis, dermatology for the control of moles and the prevention of melanoma, the teams of endocrinology and orthopedics provide visits for the control of osteoporosis, while the clinical nutrition group offers informational telephone interviews for nutritional problems of young age, which have arisen during a pandemic.

There is also a large area for diabetology, which organizes nutritional visits for pregnant women suffering from high blood sugar and diabetic visits for the prevention of diabetes in postmenopausal women. Geriatrics proposes the initiative “Women and memory” with visits for the evaluation of mnemonic function in women over 50 years of age. Services are also offered by pulmonology, psychiatry, plastic surgery, neurology which, for people suffering from epilepsy, offers advice for problems related to contraception and pregnancy, psychological counseling and interviews in line with the psychologist. For patients with multiple sclerosis, a meeting on “Pediatric multiple sclerosis: clinical and psychological management of young people” and gynecological consultations for fertility, organized by the neurology teams in collaboration with the team of specialized gynecologists.

“As a woman, as a mother, as a professional, I know how much the needs of family and work come before one’s own well-being – emphasizes Anna Iervolino, CEO of the company – Women’s Health Week is a time to stop and reset the right priorities. Health is our most precious asset and the two years that we painfully leave behind have reminded us of this. We use it to take care of ourselves.” Federico II University Hospital’s attention to women’s health has been recognized by the Onda Foundation since 2014 when the Polyclinic became a member of the pink vignette network. Also for the two-year period 2022-2023, the Federiciana company has obtained the highest recognition from Onda come “Women’s Hospital” with three pink dots.

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