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Schedule Of Events

Church of God in Christ on the Hill Blood Pressure Event

Friday
Jun 6, 12pm
Church of God in Christ on the Hill
 
 

St. James AME Social Service Blood Pressure Event

Thursday
Jun 5, 12pm
St. James AME Social Service
 
 

Hebron SDA Blood Pressure Screening Event

Saturday
May 31, 1pm
Hebron SDA Church
 
 

The Big Picture

The Men’s Health Initiative is a venture of the Center for Healthful Behavior Change at the New York University School of Medicine funded by the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  It is a collaborative strategy to battle the two leading causes of death among Black men over 50: colorectal cancer and hypertension (high blood pressure).  The Men’s Health Initiative consists of two community-based research studies: Mister B and FAITH-CRC.   Both MISTER-B and FAITH-CRC are projects working to assess community-based approaches to treating hypertension and colorectal cancer, two of the leading causes of death among Black men. Eligible men must be 50 years or older and self-identify as “of African descent”. They must also have elevated high blood pressure at the time of their screening and not have had a colonoscopy in the last 10 years, or any other type of colorectal cancer screening within the last year. Men who meet these criteria and are interested in participating first complete an...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Mission Statement

Using community based approaches to combat the undue burden of high blood pressure & colorectal cancer among black men. Educating & inspiring people to lead healthier lives