In recognition of November being National Family Caregivers Month, the nation’s first sorority of college-educated Black women is partnering with the Navajo Nation Breast and Cervical Cancer Prevention Program to bring the country’s only 3D mobile mammogram unit owned by a sorority to provide free mammograms for uninsured women of the Navajo Nation. The two-day event will be held Nov.
19 – 20 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Chinle Comprehensive Health Care Facility, US Highway 191, Hospital Drive, in Chinle, AZ. Free mammograms require a scheduled appointment. Please visit www.assuredimaging.com/ AKA or call (928) 674-7332 extension 7132. CDC safety guidelines will be followed. Social distancing and wearing a mask are required.
Since launching the 3D mobile mammography unit in 2018, more than 1.4 million women have received educational resources at more than 9,000 women’s health programs offered by the sorority chapters across the globe. In addition, the AKA 3D mammography motorcoach has traveled more than 170,000 miles and visited 28 cities across the country.
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated (AKA) is an international service organization that was founded on the campus of Howard University in Washington, D.C. in 1908. It is the oldest Greek-letter organization established by Black, college-educated women.