↑ Return to Kuhinapapa August 2012

Health Screening

A collaborative of Hawaiian health organizations has organized simple health screenings for all attendees and a talk story with a kauka wahine, female physician.  If you want the most ideal reading on your blood test, fast for 12 hours and go through the screening first thing in the morning.  All who complete the screening will be rewarded with a gift certificate or cash back.

Health screening will begin at 6:30 AM each morning.

Partners are UH Dept of Native Hawaiian Health, Ke Ola Mamo, I Ola Lahui, Life Foundation, ‘Imi Hale – Native Hawaiian Cancer Network

Some of what will be offered:

  • Baseline vital statistics:  height, weight, blood pressure, BMI (body mass index)
  • HIV testing & counseling
  • Cancer counseling and health education
  • Testing for blood sugar, blood pressure
  • Health promotion – nutrition, exercise, other healthy behaviors
  • Kauka (doctors) will be available to answer questions
  • Oral health education

 

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