Sister to Sister strives to give every woman a fighting chance against heart disease. Our past programs have included:
- Annual Women's Heart Health Fairs were held in select cities and offered free, large-scale cardiac screenings, immediate follow-up counseling, and educational resources.
- National Woman's Heart Day, dedicated in 2003 by Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Tommy G. Thompson.
- Educational Executive Events for women in leadership roles helped them bring women's heart-health messages back to their communities.
- Our family-friendly bike event in October 2009, Bike For The Heart, allowed families to exercise together for their hearts.
- The Blood Pressure Express was a mobile community health initiative brought screenings to the Newark, NJ community in 2008.
- Global Cardiologist Exchange Program enabled Sister to Sister to share its resources and knowledge about women and heart disease internationally.
- Our Medicare Screening Initiative to Reduce Healthcare Disparities provided free screenings and education on Medicare services among the underserved communities in Washington DC.
- Holly Heart, the first robot dedicated to raising awareness for heart disease prevention.
- We Can Together! A program which educated mothers and children about physical activity and healthy eating habits.
- The Sister to Sister Five Step Screening Intervention
For more information on current and past programs, please contact Sister to Sister for details.