Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated, Nu Gamma Omega Chapter will continue to raise community awareness of critical health issues impacting African-American women.
The primary focuses will be breast cancer awareness, prevention, heart health, nutrition and wellness, and care for the caregivers.
Breast Cancer Awareness and Prevention is our focus. Through information, education, action, we will focus on the need to eat right, live right, perform self breast exams and early detection through obtaining a mammogram. The goal...to improve the survival rate of women diagnosed with breast cancer.
Heart Health remains a focus as the Sorority enhances its commitment to healthy hearts through fitness activities and walking. Through information, education, action, we will endeavor to form walking clubs and invite the community to join our walking initiatives.
Nutrition and Wellness will emphasize healthy lifestyles including prenatal, childhood, adult, and senior nutrition programs. The focus will be on information, education, action; structured nutrition initiatives. Our goal will be to partner with local nutritionists and dietitians to design healthy eating plans and safe diets for longer, healthier living.
Care for the Caregivers places emphasis on taking care of those who take care of others. Through education, information, action, Nu Gamma Omega Chapter will emphasize the need for caregivers to practice preventive healthcare as well as proper self-care behaviors to eliminate the vulnerabilities, risks associated with the stress in caregiving.
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