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Woman's Worth

By Woman's Worth
A woman's health and wellness show.
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HIV and the Impact of COVID w/ Dr. Pam Foster and Dr. Marguerite Barber-Owens
Listeners were introduced to Dr. Pam Foster and Dr. Barbara Owens. They both talked about the impact of COVID-19 in the African American Community. Dr. Owens addressed COVID-19 and the risk it poses for individuals living with HIV. She provided information on how individuals living with HIV can protect themselves from HIV. In addition, Dr. Owens shared with listeners the COVID-19 vaccine is an effective way to protect HIV positive individuals. Dr. Pam Foster shared information about the science associated with the COVID-19 vaccine. She provided information on the safety and effectiveness of the COVID-19 vaccine. Also, she shared that the COVID-19 vaccine is safe for individuals with HIV as well. In addition, Dr. Foster spoke on the vaccine confidence in the African American Community. Dr. Foster encouraged listeners that have not received the vaccine to get vaccinated.
50:42
September 20, 2021
MAO’s Tread Red Walk and Fun Run with Mr. Doug McCloud Manager of Consumer Programs and Special Events with Medical Advocacy and Outreach (MAO)
Doug McCloud shared information about MAO and his role at MAO.  Also, he informed listeners about MAO’s upcoming annual Tread Red Walk and Fun Run scheduled to take place on Saturday September 18 @ 8am. Doug informed listeners about the purpose of the Walk as well as some background information and the location of the Walk. Listeners were informed on the activities taking place at the Walk as well other partnering organizations associated with the Walk. Doug shared with listeners on how to participate in the Walk.  Also, listeners were made aware of COVID-19 safety protocols that will be in place for the Walk. Doug provided contact information for listeners to get involved in the Tread Red Walk and Fun Run.
29:58
September 13, 2021
Women and PrEP with Shericka Williams, Education Manager with Medical Advocacy and Outreach (MAO)
Shericka Williams with MAO returned to the show to educate listeners about Women and PrEP. Shericka described to listeners what is PrEP and side effects of using PrEP.  Also, she shared how PrEP prevents the spread of HIV.  Shericka listed high risk behaviors and why some women may consider using PrEP.  Also, she informed listeners why PrEP is encouraged for women that participate in behaviors that put them at increased risk for HIV.
29:58
September 6, 2021
HIV and Maternal Health with Deandra Brown Tuyishime - Medical Advocacy Outreach
Listeners were introduced to Deandra as her background in HIV in America and Africa. Also, Deandra shared information with listeners about her experience as a doula. She defined what a doula is and does. Deandra provided listeners with information on HIV and maternal health. Listeners were informed on why maternal health is important for women and the baby. Also, she explained the importance of maternal health for women at increased risk for HIV as well as those who are HIV positive. She provided listeners with information to reach her at MAO to learn more about HIV and maternal health.
30:00
August 30, 2021
National Faith HIV/AIDS Awareness Day with Tykeysha Boone with Ty Boone Consulting
Tykeysha Boone returned to the show to continue the conversation with listeners about National Faith HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. She talked about her work Ty Boone Consulting and services provided for AIDS Service Organizations and Community Organizations serving individuals infected with HIV. We shared with listeners the purpose of National Faith HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Also, we shared ways the faith community can aid in reducing stigma. In addition, Mrs. Boone shared simple ways the faith community can get involved HIV/AIDS by raising awareness about HIV/AIDS.
27:44
August 23, 2021
National Faith HIV/AIDS Awareness Day with Tykeysha Boone with Ty Boone Consulting
Tykeysha Boone returned to the show to talk with listeners about National Faith HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. She talked about her work Ty Boone Consulting and services provided for AIDS Service Organizations and Community Organizations serving individuals infected with HIV. We shared our experiences creating and developing culturally sensitive HIV/AIDS programs for heterosexual African American Women in the faith community. We shared with listeners the purpose of National Faith HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Also, we shared ways the faith community can aid in reducing stigma and the barrier of women testing for HIV as well as accessing HIV treatment.  Examples were provided as to faith leaders working in HIV that assisted with individuals accessing treatment. In addition, Mrs. Boone shared simple ways the faith community can get involved HIV/AIDS.
29:58
August 16, 2021
Stigma Reduction and African American Women with Tykeysha Boone with Ty Boone Consulting
Listeners were introduced to Tykeysha Boone and her work with Ty Boone Consulting. Mrs. Boone talked about her background in HIV/AIDS and African American Women. Also, she shared with listeners about her consulting services for AIDS Service Organizations (ASO’s)  in Montgomery and throughout Alabama. She provided information about HIV and stigma. Listeners learned how stigma prevents African American women from becoming educated about HIV as well as testing and accessing HIV treatment. Mrs. Boone talked with listeners about African American Women protecting everyone else however the time is now to start protecting themselves by taking care of their sexual health.
29:58
August 2, 2021
What African American Women Should Know About HIV-Males Perspective with Cedric Wherry
Cedric Wherry shared with listeners his background in HIV/AIDS. Also, he shared information with listeners about his show. Listeners received information on ways African American Women can prevent HIV/AIDS. Also, Cedric provided information on how HIV is spread. Cedric talked about relationships and HIV. For example, knowing one’s HIV status when individuals get into a new relationship. In addition, Cedric addressed the importance of African American Women knowing her worth and value.
29:57
July 26, 2021
African American Women in the Criminal Justice System with Karen Carr Turner Education Outreach Coordinator with MAO
Listeners were introduced to Karen Carr Turner and her role at MAO. Karen informed listeners about her work as an educator. She provides sexual health education to incarcerated women at the Women’s Prison in Alabama. Karen shared information about the re-entry process for formerly incarcerated women in Alabama. She informed listeners about issues women face after release. Also, she shared about supports women need for themselves as well as their children post release. Karen shared with listeners about life for African American women after incarceration. In addition, Karen informed listeners about services MAO provides for women infected with HIV after released from prison.
29:16
July 19, 2021