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Friday February 21, 2011  

Free Health Screenings and Discussion on Female Health for All Ages

WHAT: A Women and Girls Health Fair, held in recognition of National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Those attending can be screened for HIV/AIDS, cholesterol, diabetes, hypertension, and receive mammograms. Forums planned for the day include: HIV/AIDS, breast and uterine cancer, eye health, obesity and depression. Admission is free.

WHEN: Saturday, March 5, 2011
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHERE: Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
1731 E. 120th St., Los Angeles, CA 90059

WHO: Sponsored by the chapters in the Farwest Region of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (Cerritos, Foothill, Los Angeles-South Bay and Rolling Hills-Palos Verdes), along with the Glodine Kennedy Foundation.

Co-sponsored by: Charles Drew University; the Delta Research and Educational Foundation; Talbert Medical Group and the group, Know Your Status, Get Tested.


For more information, please contact:
Daryl Strickland

Charles Drew University of Medicine & Science
Telephone: 323-563-4983
or Barbara Napper at 714-870-6444.


About Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science
CDU is a private, nonprofit, nonsectarian, minority-serving medical and health sciences institution.  Located in the Watts-Willowbrook area of South Los Angeles, CDU has graduated more than 550 medical doctors, 2,500 post-graduate physicians, more than 2,000 physician assistants and hundreds of other health professionals.  The only dually designated Historically Black Graduate Institution and Hispanic Serving Health Professions School in the U.S., CDU is recognized as a leader in translational and health inequities research, specifically with respect to heart disease, diabetes, cancer, mental health, and HIV/AIDS.  Recently, the CDU/UCLA medical program was named the “best performer” in the University of California System with respect to producing outstanding underrepresented minority physicians by the Greenlining Institute.  For more information, visit


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