Gender Parity Series: Redefining Women's Health

HBA RTP Redefining Women's Health

Women's Health is commonly confined to sexual and reproductive health. This ignores significant changes in leading causes of death and disability for women in nearly all countries, which is now noncommunicable diseases. As a result, we need a redefined focus on women's health. 

Join Healthcare Businesswomen's Association RTP for a powerful evening of sharing knowledge with Professor Robyn Norton, President and co-founder, The George Institute of Global Health, and discussing what redefining women's health means to you. 

Did you know?: 

      • Seatbelt research in the 1960's only considered males
      • Sex and gender-specific data collection and analysis is not required in drug development

Robyn Norton and others like the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the United Nation's Sustainable Health Goals, propose solutions centered around the idea that we will not close the gender gap without closing the data gap.

 

Agenda

6:00 - 6:30 PM    Registration and networking
6:30 - 7:00 PM    Introductions and research on women's health
7:00 - 8:00 PM    Facilitated group discussion: what does redefining women’s health mean to you? 
8:00 - 8:30 PM    Community next steps and post-event networking

 

Directions/Parking

Parking garage available. After turning into the hospital, drive to the left, past the hospital entrance, and you will see the parking garage.

Registration

Event is open to: HBA members and nonmembers 
Online registration deadline: September 25, 2018
*On-site (walk-in) registration: Is allowed

*To register onsite, please arrive a few minutes early and be prepared to use a smartphone or other mobile device to register. Please note that payment is due prior to the start of the event and cash is NOT accepted as payment. Please show your emailed receipt as proof of registration. 

This event is refundable. All refund requests must be submitted in writing to events@hbanet.org by September 23, 2018. No refunds are available after this date.

More Information

For more information, contact:

Barb Barrett
919-491-8726
barbara.barrett@IQVIA.com

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UNC Rex Health Heart and Vascular Hospital
2800 Blue Ridge Road
Raleigh, NC 27607 

$30 member / $45 guest