Please note: This site refers to the work of the Center of Excellence via a grant from the federal Office on Women's Health 2007-2010, and should be considered out-of-date.


 

  UWIN Projects: WISEWOMAN

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Web site: WISEWOMAN

Gender Focus IconGender Focus for the WISEWOMAN Project:
The WISEWOMAN mission is to provide low-income, under- or uninsured 40- to 64-year-old women with the knowledge, skills, and opportunities to improve diet, physical activity, and other lifestyle behaviors to prevent, delay and control cardiovascular and other chronic diseases.

About WISEWOMAN:
The WISEWOMAN (Well-Integrated Screening and Evaluation for WOMen Across the Nation) program is located at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia, within the Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention (DHDSP). WISEWOMAN consists of 21 CDC funded WISEWOMAN programs in 20 states (2 programs in Alaska) and tribal organizations. Through these 21 programs, WISEWOMAN provides screening and lifestyle interventions for many low-income, uninsured, or under-insured women aged 40–64. Read more about Wisewoman on the CDC Web site....