Tag: Healthcare

Q&A: Stephanie Faubion, MD, Talks Goals For Women’s Health Week

Q&A: Stephanie Faubion, MD, Talks Goals For Women’s Health Week By Kalie VanDewater Each year, National Women’s Health Week emphasizes how important it is for women to prioritize their health. According to the HHS Office on Women’s Health, this includes keeping up with routine and other health appointments — which was often not possible with restrictions imposed during the COVID-19…

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Women’s Care Center Focuses On Culturally Competent Healthcare

Women’s Care Center Focuses On Culturally Competent Healthcare By Marilyn Parker JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Providing culturally competent quality healthcare to all – that’s the goal of Life Tree Women Care, a clinic that just opened this week on Jacksonville’s westside. The founders are husband and wife and they’ve been working towards this for more than 20 years. They say it’s…

7 Female Leaders Bring Inclusivity To Healthcare

These 7 Female Leaders Are Bringing Inclusivity and Accessibility To Healthcare By Marija Butkovic World Bank and WHO have agreed that half the world still lacks access to essential health services, while 100 million people are being pushed into extreme poverty because of health expenses. A study has found that “although the quantity rather than the quality of health services has been the focus historically…

10 Remarkable African Women Breaking Barriers in Health Care

These incredible surgeons, GPs, gynecologists, and more are paving the way. By Aaron Rakhetsi  and  Nomthandazo Xaba The world of medicine truly evolved in 1847, when British physician Elizabeth Blackwell became the first woman to be admitted into a medical school in the US — and, two years later, when she was the first woman to receive a doctor’s degree.  In the 1800s, women faced…