Men’s Health Network

Men's Health Network (MHN) is a national non-profit organization whose mission is to reach men, boys, and their families where they live, work, play, and pray with health awareness and disease prevention messages and tools, screening programs, educational materials, advocacy opportunities, and patient navigation.

 

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Upcoming Events & Conferences

  • 06/01/2017 - 23:30

    The month of June is all about the fellas because it’s the official Men’s Health Month. 2017 will mark the 23rd anniversary for the month, which was signed into law by President Clinton as National Men's Health Week to help raise awareness about health issues impacting men and boys.

    The month also coincides with Men’s Health Week (June 12-18) and the #ShowUsYourBlue campaign on June 16 where men and women are encouraged to wear blue to work that day to show their support for the health and wellbeing of men boys and men.

    Want to get involved during the month? See this list of easy things you can do to show your support.

  • 06/28/2017 - 12:00

    Join the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) and the Men’s Health Network (MHN) at 12 PM, Wednesday, June 28, for a briefing on the comparative clinical effectiveness research PCORI is funding to support shared decision making in prostate cancer.

    Guided by patients, caregivers, and other stakeholders, PCORI funds research designed to provide patients, their families, and clinicians with the information needed to make better-informed choices about their healthcare options.

    The briefing will raise awareness around the need for patient-centered evidence to help patients, caregivers, and clinicians make informed decisions about how best to treat prostate cancer. In addition, it will provide advocates and experts an opportunity to discuss the value of evidence-based patient-centered medicine.

    What: PCORI and MHN Briefing on “What’s the Right Decisions for Me? Shared Decision Making in Prostate Cancer”
    When: Wednesday, June 28 Time: 12:00 – 1:00 PM (Lunch will be provided) Where: 2167 Rayburn House Office Building RSVP: Please RSVP to Kelsey Shea, KShea@golin.com
     
    Confirmed speakers:
    • Congressman Markwayne Mullin (R-OK), Co-Chair, Congressional Men’s Health Caucus
    • Congressman Donald Payne Jr. (D-NJ), Co-Chair, Congressional Men's Health Caucus (tentative)
    • Joe Selby, MD, MPH, Executive Director, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
    • Ana Fadich, MPH, Vice President, Men’s Health Network
    • David Pugach, JD, Vice President, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network
    • Robert Ginyard, Board Member, ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer
    • David Penson, MD, MPH, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    • Ralph Conwill, Prostate cancer survivor
    Additional speakers will be added once confirmed. For question
  • 06/30/2017 - 08:30

    June 30, 2017

    8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

    Please join the Men's Health Caucus of the American Public Health Association, Advocates for Men's Health, Health Equity Analytics and Men's Health Network for the 5th Annual Dialogue on Men's Health Roundtable: Men's Health Genomic Medicine: a discussion of genomics and the innovation of big data on the future of men's health.

    The American Public Health Association Headquarters

    801 I Street, NW

    Washington, D.C. 20001

  • 09/15/2017 - 05:00

    Attend the 2017 Blue Flowers Org’s Prostate Cancer Care 360™ Education Summit on Friday, September 8, 2017, at the Commerce Club at 191 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA from 9AM-5PM. The day starts with breakfast followed by a Keynote Luncheon. Enjoy a day of panel discussions and presentations from leading physicians, survivors and family members sharing vital information on the mental, physical and spiritual impact of a prostate cancer diagnosis, viewpoints from caregivers and family members, challenges of access to care for men and their families and healthcare disparities faced by African-American men. Stay and network from 5-7PM for an evening of hor d'oeuvres, cocktails, and to connect with friends and colleagues.

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