Holiday Health - Helping People Manage it Better

by Human Health Project
Holiday Health - Helping People Manage it Better

Summary

Join Human Health Project this Holiday Season in helping people around the world to manage their way through their healthcare journeys and challenges with it, inspiring them with hope to keep going when they feel like giving up. Help them with learning how their healthcare systems work, how to share information about their health conditions with others and how to research their healthcare options and rights online, along with learning to have the confidence for their voice be heard.

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Challenge

Coping with being ill, frightened and overwhelmed, finding a diagnosis, living in the twilight zone, feeling lost and lonely, not knowing who to turn to or how to pay all the rising bills. These are the challenges confronting people who find themselves in a health crisis too often desperate for answers. Human Health Project has a small core team and more than 100 volunteers who help people grow their resilience, knowledge and confidence to keep going, to inform themselves about their choices.

Solution

Human Health Project combines a) Patient Education on how healthcare systems work with courses and panels that cover topics ranging from researching conditions and treatments to understanding patient rights. b) The collection and sharing of data about health conditions, including causes and triggers, symptoms, treatments, their side effects and outcomes and c) Patient Advocacy workshops to learn how to be able to advocate for themselves and others. Our Annual Report 2021/2022 is attached.

Long-Term Impact

To date, almost over 13,000 people have taken the HHP Migraine survey and over 1.5 million people from over 230 countries have visited the Human Health Project website and received significant information on their health issues. Outcomes: After viewing the migraine survey data, respondents who reported their understanding of migraine headaches as excellent, very good, or good increased by almost 20%. HHP provided pilot peer advocacy training to 100+ people in 2022 with 1,000+ planned in 2023.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

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Organization Information

Human Health Project

Location: Los Angeles, CA - USA
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @HHPx
Project Leader:
Phil Harrington
Los Angeles, CA United States
$33,005 raised of $250,000 goal
 
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