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"My Health, My Right: Empowering Women's Wellness Worldwide"

Introduction: In a world striving for equality and justice, one fundamental truth remains: health is a human right. As we commemorate World Health Day, it's imperative to shine a spotlight on a critical aspect of this right—women's health. Despite progress in healthcare, women around the globe continue to face barriers in accessing quality services and asserting their health rights. Today, we delve into the importance of recognizing and empowering women's health rights for a healthier, more equitable world.

Please go through the live webinar of Janitri's World's Health Day Celebration by clicking the link below

Asserting Women's Health Rights: The phrase "My Health, My Right" encapsulates the core principle that every woman should have control over her health and access to the resources necessary to maintain it. However, this assertion is often challenged by societal norms, cultural biases, and systemic inequalities. From inadequate healthcare infrastructure to discriminatory practices, women encounter numerous obstacles in realizing their health rights.

Access to Comprehensive Healthcare: Ensuring access to comprehensive healthcare services is pivotal in upholding women's health rights. This encompasses reproductive healthcare, maternal services, mental health support, and screenings for diseases like breast and cervical cancer. Governments and healthcare providers must prioritize investments in women's health infrastructure, eliminate financial barriers, and ensure services are gender-responsive and culturally sensitive.

Education and Awareness: Empowering women with knowledge about their bodies and health rights is empowering. Educational initiatives on reproductive health, family planning, nutrition, and mental well-being equip women to make informed decisions about their health. By fostering awareness, we empower women to advocate for themselves and seek timely medical assistance when needed.

Addressing Socioeconomic Determinants: Socioeconomic factors significantly influence women's health outcomes. Economic disparities, lack of education, limited employment opportunities, and access to resources can exacerbate health inequalities. Empowering women through education, economic opportunities, and social support systems can mitigate these disparities and enhance overall well-being.

Advocacy and Policy Change: Advocating for women's health rights and driving policy change are instrumental in dismantling systemic barriers. Governments, international organizations, and civil society must collaborate to develop and implement policies that prioritize women's health, promote gender-responsive services, and ensure equitable access for all women. Additionally, amplifying women's voices in healthcare decision-making processes is crucial for creating policies that reflect their needs and experiences.

Let's find out the messages from our community:

Happy World Health Day 🙏

Janitri - the flagship initiative of KRB Foundation is proud to have made significant strides in maternal and child health over the past two years.

Through innovative preventive measures and cutting-edge technology, we've been empowering mothers and safeguarding their children's health. 

As we celebrate our achievements, we remain committed to collaboration and open to new projects. Let's continue to lead the way forward in improving global health together!

  • Dr.Rumi Borah - Founder & Director

WORLD HEALTH DAY itself says it all when it comes to your health..

The event organized by janitri was a success with various inputs by the speakers present,Highlights were the way in which people can choose a healthy habit of living that includes good nutrition, workout and maintaining good mental ,physical and and social wellbeing..

  • Dr.Shakti Mishra, Healthcare Head - Janitri ( KRB Foundation)

Happy World Health Day! 

To all the lovely ladies, Remember, 'Taking care of yourself is the best investment you can make.' Prioritize your health and well-being today and every day. 

Taking care of yourself is not selfish. It's essential.' As Your well-being matters to yourself, your family, the society and the world.

  • Dr Aruna Dev Rroy, Associate Professor and Associate Dean( Admissions), Royal School of Commerce ,Associate Dean (R&D), The Assam Royal Global University

"Health is not just a privilege; it's a fundamental right that empowers us to pursue our dreams, contribute to society, and live a fulfilling life."

  • Dr.Suchismita Sinha 

This year's theme of World Health Day is "My Health My Right" is a much needed reminder to all the humans across the globe.

In today's fast paced life health has taken a backseat but access to good health is our fundamental right and not just a privilege for some who have money and connection.

We must demand for health benefits, pollution free environment, ample awareness sessions so that we can lead a healthy risk free life.

  • Vandana Teji

My Health, My Right....

We believe that every people has the right to acquire best possible health. To support this, whole world have launched a campaign My health, My Right.The aim of this national campaign is to make the people concern and give priorities on health. We all must try to grow awareness of health care rights.The campaigns objective is to engage the children and young people with the programme of health care rights.

By working with volunteers, we can develop a health care rights at home, at school and education in the community. 

  • Chandana Bordoloi,Legal consultant and practitioner

"Empowering individuals with the knowledge and resources to claim their right to health is not just a goal; it's a revolution in itself.

Let us advocate, educate, and ensure that every person's right to health is not just recognized but fiercely protected."

  • Rajashree Hajong , Janitri team

Conclusion: On this World Health Day, let's reaffirm our commitment to advancing women's health rights globally. By recognizing that "My Health is My Right," we acknowledge the inherent dignity and autonomy of every woman. Through comprehensive healthcare, education, socioeconomic empowerment, and advocacy, we can create a world where women have the agency and resources to lead healthy, fulfilling lives.

Remember, when we prioritize women's health rights, we pave the way for a healthier, more equitable future for all.

Happy World Health Day!

Published by Janitri Team

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