Health & Food Security
Soroptimists work hard to ensure women and girls have food security and access to the highest attainable standard of healthcare.
Our health-related projects involve the building and refurbishment of hospitals, the provision of medical supplies, nurse/midwife training, tests/screenings, and much else, depending on the needs of women in different communities.
Soroptimist priorities in the area of health also include reducing some of the causes of child mortality such as malnutrition, water-borne diseases, and access to primary healthcare.
As a ‘global voice for women’, we lobby actively for improved healthcare at the local and national levels in our own countries and communities, and promote education on reproductive health and rights.
The Union of Italy has launched a national solidarity project during this pandemic period. Soroptimists offer free psychological support in order to cope with this difficult moment. Many professionals have made their expertise and experience available to offer telephone assistance. Among these, Paola Cattenati member of the Cremona Club. Living in the context of an […]see more about this project