MEDI MONDAYS radio show
How social determinants of health are affecting under-served populations in our community, from the experts
EPISODE #51 | 9:30 AM Monday, May 17, 2021
Tobacco and the Black community
GUEST | Crystal Rouse, president, National Council of Negro Women Bethune
Join popular WJNI Gospel Radio host Terry Base, Garcia Williams, executive director of The Medi, Crystal Rouse, president of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW): Bethune Leonard Section, and LaShandra N. Morgan, health committee chair for the NCNW: Bethune Leonard Section, for a conversation about the social determinants of health! On Monday morning, they discussed the effects of tobacco on Black communities. Listen in below!
Tobacco-related illness is one of the primary causes of death among Blacks. At 7 PM Wednesday, May 19, the National Council of Negro Women: Bethune Leonard Section, the Center for Black Health and Equity, the Lowcountry Menthol Ban Coalition, the Lowcountry Smoke Free Coalition, the Charleston (SC) Chapter of Links, Incorporated, and The Medi Community Resource Center will host a virtual town hall sharing information and history on menthol and its effects. Enjoy a preview of this event on Monday morning's show! Register here for the virtual town hall on Wednesday.
Tune in every Monday morning to WJNI 106.3 FM or https://onlineradiobox.com/us/wjni/ for a new, local conversation about the social determinants of health and how they're affecting under-served populations, with information and experts that can't be found anywhere else. Past episodes of MEDI MONDAYS: The Social Determinants of Health, as well as 2020'S MEDI MONDAYS: The Coronavirus Edition can also be found here.
GUEST | LaShandra N. Morgan, health committee chair, NCNW Bethune
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