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Health Smart

December 23, 2023 @ 9:00 am 5:00 pm

Health Smart

Saturday, December 23, 2023 from 9 AM – 5 PM

ARC(AWiB Resource Center)

Members Only!

Health Smart


Health Smart is an interactive weekend event where we explore various aspects of our well-being. This upcoming session shines a spotlight on “Reproductive Health and Preventing Cervical Cancer” with the aim of providing insights and information on how to take care of our reproductive well-being.

Reproductive Health

Reproductive health is a fundamental component of our overall well-being. It encompasses our physical, mental, and social well-being in all matters relating to our reproductive system. This includes sexual health, family planning, maternal health, and reproductive rights.

It is important for women to make informed decisions regarding reproductive health. It is not just a topic for medical textbooks; it’s about taking charge of our bodies and the future of humanity. It’s about the empowerment that comes with making informed decisions about if, when, and how we want to start a family. Understanding and looking after our reproductive health means that we can ensure that we live our lives on our own terms.

Preventing cervical cancer

The second topic in this Health Smart session delves into the knowledge and tools we can use to protect ourselves from cervical cancer. Cervical cancer is a significant health concern that affects women all over the world, yet it is actually a preventable disease. Understanding the risk factors, early detection through regular screenings, vaccination, and lifestyle choices can play a crucial role in preventing this disease.

Understanding the risk factors, symptoms, and early detection procedures gives us the power to protect ourselves and those we love from being affected by cervical cancer. Furthermore, vaccination and healthy lifestyle choices act as a fortress around our well-being, guaranteeing that we can continue to pursue our dreams and aspirations without the looming shadow of this preventable disease. We can take proactive measures towards a world where cervical cancer is a rarity rather than a common reality by sharing knowledge and supporting one another.

Upon completion of this seminar, you will:

Understand the significance of reproductive health for your overall wellbeing
Learn the importance of being selective when it comes to choosing health care during pregnancy and childbirth
Get tips on how to develop practices and things to avoid which are essential for your reproductive health
Gain a deeper understanding of the risk factors and causes of cervical cancer
Learn about the importance of regular screenings for early detection
Learn about the different ways we can prevent cervical cancer
Identify lifestyle choices, practices, and habits that can contribute to the prevention of cervical cancer

This Seminar will be facilitated by an Assistant Professor at St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College.