Laos Disabled Women's Development Centre

Rachel Johnson @ 2022-08-11 17:47:20 +0400

Overview The Laos Disabled Women's Development Centre (LDWDC) is a non-profit organization run by Lao women with disabilities. They were established to assist people in coping with their disability and advocate for the rights of women with disabilities. These wonderful artisans are producing The Body Agency Vuppet, Tote, and Pouch, and our orders expand their ability to grow their business and create jobs. This helps to advocate for their rights, empower them to become leaders in their communities, and celebrate their ability and talent as artisans.  The Facts Disabled people are twice as likely to be given inadequate healthcare and are...

Conservation Nation

Rachel Johnson @ 2022-08-10 18:23:30 +0400

  Overview We have partnered with Conservation Nation in the fight to save animals and the planet by bringing every smart voice and innovative solution to the table. Pandemics begin when a sick animal passes a disease to a human, a process known as zoonosis. SARS, Ebola, HIV AIDS, and, of course, COVID-19 are all zoonotic diseases that arose from human/animal contact. Long-standing systems have put up enormous barriers to careers in wildlife conservation. The work to identify future pandemic outbreaks is part of the 'One Health' approach, which focuses in part on finding dangerous diseases while they're still in...

Access to Cancer Care

Rachel Johnson @ 2022-08-09 19:31:10 +0400

Overview The Body Agency Collective has partnered with the Global Access to Cancer Care Foundation (GACCF) in the fight against cervical and breast cancer. The Body Agency Collective is stepping up in this fight to help the GACCF in this effort to screen, treat and even prevent these diseases that are threatening women in low- & middle-income countries. The threat posed is significantly worse in low- & middle-income countries which is why we have partnered with the GACCF to fight these diseases head on that are threatening underprivileged women globally. The Facts Breast and cervical cancer are the two most...

Access to STI Testing

Rachel Johnson @ 2022-08-04 18:51:23 +0400

Overview Chiricahua Community Health Centers, Inc. (CCHCI) is collaborating with The Body Agency Collective and Visby Medical to improve sexually transmitted infection (STI) diagnosis and treatment along the U.S.-Mexico border. The collaboration will utilize Visby’s new Sexual Health Click Test, the first all-in-one diagnostic to make use of polymerase chain reaction (PCR) technology, for the detection of three of the most common STIs in women: chlamydia, gonorrhea, and trichomonas. Early detection and treatment of STIs are critical to avoid serious and potentially permanent complications in women, and CCHCI is among the first healthcare providers in the country to utilize this...

Dignity Kits - Refugees of Ukraine

Rachel Johnson @ 2022-07-06 17:17:27 +0400

  Overview The Body Agency Collective has partnered with Vital Voices, The Better Academy of Poland, and the Global Access to Cancer Care Foundation to support the women and children of Ukraine. Overwhelmed with stress and despair, these women and girls need the essentials to help cope by maintaining their confidence, their self-esteem, and their safety. This partnership will aid the women of Ukraine with the delivery of our ‘Dignity Kits’ to refugee camps and women serving in the Ukrainian military. The model of delivering these kits will is being replicated for other humanitarian crisis around the world.   The...

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