Chronicle / City of Bergamo
Wednesday 06 April 2022
On the occasion of National Women’s Health Day, celebrated on April 22, Pope John XXIII joins the 7th edition of the (H) Open Week organized by Onda, the National Health Observatory of women and gender, with the aim of promoting information, prevention and treatment for women.
Two open access and free online information meetings will be held on Wednesday 20 April. At 12 p.m., the director of senology at Papa Giovanni XXIII Hospital, Privato Fenaroli, will speak about the prevention of breast cancer.
On Tuesday April 26, free visits will be offered to women between the ages of 18 and 50 suffering from dyspareunia (pain during sexual intercourse), vulvar pain and/or abdominal pain. It is possible to book for this tour through the regional call center (tel. 800638638). Limited places
At 1 p.m. gynecologist Roberta Marabini will talk about menopause. On Thursday, April 21 at 5 p.m., gynecologist Rita Secomandi and obstetrician Jessica Sangaletti will hold an online information meeting dedicated to girls and boys aged 15 to 18, on the subject of adolescent affection and prevention. sexually transmitted diseases. To participate in these online information meetings, simply call 035.2673311 before Monday, April 18, providing an e-mail address to which the link to connect to the meetings will be sent.
Free visits on April 26
On Tuesday April 26, free visits will be offered to women between the ages of 18 and 50 suffering from dyspareunia (pain during sexual intercourse), vulvar pain and/or abdominal pain. It is possible to book for this tour through the regional call center (tel. 800638638). The seats are limited.
There are also initiatives aimed at employees of the Papa Giovanni XXIII Hospital. In particular, during the days of (H) Open Week, it will be possible to carry out a cytological examination (Pap test) in the company for approximately 80 employees aged 25 to 65.
Since 2007, Onda has awarded hospitals offering services dedicated to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of the main female pathologies the recognition of the Pink Stamps. The network, made up of 354 hospitals spread across the country, supports Onda in promoting, also within hospitals, a “gendered” approach in the definition and strategic planning of clinical assistance services, essential to guarantee the right to non-health only for women but also for men. For 8 consecutive years, the Papa Giovanni XXIII Hospital has been awarded by Onda with 3 pink stamps, the highest distinction. The (H) Open Week benefits from the patronage of 18 Scientific Societies and is also made possible thanks to the unconditional contribution of Sciences Exactes, Apoteca Natura, Hologic, Lundbeck, Prodeco Pharma and Wave Pharma. For more information visit www.bollinirosa.it
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