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Health Equity Board members are Power To End Stroke Ambassadors for the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association within our communities.
Health Equity Board dynamically brings together volunteer champions of the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American Stroke Association (ASA) within African-American & Hispanic communities to address health disparities. Important local plans, activities and challenges are highlighted. Affiliate and National updates are shared. Successes and achievements are recognized and celebrated. The culmination of activities raise awareness and funding for scientific research to improve cardiovascular disease and stroke outcomes for African-American and Hispanic communities.
Go Red Por Tu Corazón
2013 - 2014 Check. Change. Control.TM
472 participants regularly checked their blood pressure at 7 Milwaukee sites and learned how to control blood pressure with healthy eating and increased physical activity in a 4-month program. As a group 17.1% scored hypertensive in a pre-test and 5.36% at the end.
Milwaukee Most Powerful Voices Gospel Concert
Over 1,000 Milwaukee attendees of the Most Powerful Voices Concert, featuring Vicki Winans, learned about stroke warning signs and how to reduce their risk.
Mexican Fiesta 2014 (Aug. 22-24)
We collected 195 "My Life Check" surveys. Read the summary to learn what this information implies for Hispanic outreach/events in Southeastern Wisconsin.
Attendees could also learn Hands-Only CPR.
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