Join @GC4Women’s Twitter Chat on #WorldHealthDay (4/7) at 1pm est.
GC4W will host the first Public Health Twitter Chat with leading public health advocates on #WorldHealthDay, April 7th at 1pm est. time. Follow #GC4WHealth
The Global Connections for Women Foundation (GC4W) will host a "Global Health" twitter chat on Friday, April 7th at 1pm, on a newly created twitter handle @GC4Whealth. The aim of the chat is to involve key medical practitioners and health professional in an online conversation about "managing one's health" -- and to discuss emerging topics in Global health, and how to talk to your doctor about your health "asking the right questions."
The other big topic is "Chronic diseases" -- prevention and health management. The World Health Organization theme for this year's global health day is "depression" and we will talk about what to do -- and how to manage depression.
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