Men’s Health Network

Men's Health Network (MHN) is a national non-profit organization whose mission is to reach men, boys, and their families where they live, work, play, and pray with health awareness and disease prevention messages and tools, screening programs, educational materials, advocacy opportunities, and patient navigation.

 

The Latest

  • Celebrating 25 Years of Men's Health

    See how you can help and donate to the campaign

  • My Prostate Cancer Coach

    Because every man is different and every cancer is unique, it is important to find out the risk group for your individual cancer.

  • Know Your Cancer

    Are you or a loved one newly diagnosed with prostate cancer? Empower yourself with the information you need to make the right treatment decision. 

  • Fibromyalgia Caregiver Toolkit

    Being a caregiver isn’t always easy. Each day can throw new challenges your way. With that in mind we’ve designed this toolkit to provide insight, tips and tools for the male caregivers of patients with fibromyalgia.

  • Men’s Health Month
    Men’s Health Month is celebrated each June. This month heightens awareness of preventable health problems and encourages early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys

     

  • Part III: A Digital Dialogue

    Saturday, November 14, 2020
    9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. (Central)

    Learn about Colorectal Cancer, Lung Cancer and HPV

    Registration information can be found on our Eventbrite page.


     

  • A new survey that we developed in partnership with Chattem, Inc., the U.S. consumer healthcare division of Sanofi, shows that 90% of men in the U.S. want to take charge of their own health. The survey results also indicate the significance of sexual health to men today, with nearly 1 in 3 men (30%) saying sexual health is one of the most important elements of their overall health and wellness. This survey was conducted online by Harris Poll and its results were shared in recognition of International Men's Day, which takes place on Saturday, November 19, 2016.

  • An ongoing series of top-level discussions on the health and wellbeing of boys and men across the lifespan. The Dialogue on Men’s Health provides structure and coordination for efforts to find common ground and synergy among healthcare professionals, patient groups, community organizations, private corporations, and government agencies as they address the unique challenges that confront men, boys, and their families.

    Read the Framework for Advancing the Overall Health and Wellness of America’s Boys and Men here.

    Read A Vision for Wellness and Health Equity for American Indian and Alaska Native Boys and Men here.

    • COVID-19 Concerns in 2020 Must Not Reduce Prostate Cancer Screenings
    September 1, 2020
     
    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Men’s Health Network (MHN) continues its push to raise prostate health awareness for men of all ages during Prostate Cancer Awareness Month this September.
     
    This year, concerns about COVID-19 have reduced screening rates, raising the specter of higher numbers of cancer cases in the future.
     
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  • July 20, 2020     
     
    On behalf of Men's Health Network's staff, volunteers and advisors we join all Americans in mourning the loss of Georgia's Congressmen and "The Conscience of the U.S. Congress", John Lewis who died from pancreatic cancer at age 80 on July 17, 2020 after a long, storied and exemplary record of service to our country as a tireless fighter, advocate and spokesperson for equal rights for Americans.
     
    Men's Health Network worked with Congressman Lewis on several projects, including the passage of National Men's Health Week in 1994 and community events in his Congressional district.
     
    In a statement issued today, Jean Bonhomme, MD, MPH, President of the National Black Men's Health Network said, "John Lewis was a man of extraordinary courage who met even armed violence with nonviolence and racial hatred with love.  Perhaps a fitting legacy to his loss from illness might be a renewed interest in addressing the health issues facing men and boys." 
     
    "Fondly remembering Representative John Lewis, a never wavering activist and statesman whose legacy will live on. His temperament and steadfastness will  continue to encourage this and the next generation to pursue true equality for people of color,"  said Judy Seals-Togbo, MSW, Men's Health Network Tri-State area: Arkansas, Mississippi & Tennessee.
     
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    • Awareness Period Celebrated 26thAnniversary of Men's Health Week, and was key to helping fight the spread of COVID-19
    July 1, 2020
     
    WASHINGTON – Men's Health Month, the annual awareness period dedicated to the health and wellness of men and boys, came to a close this week after a successful 30 days that reached millions of people around the globe through education activities, health screenings, social media, and other events. But the push for men's health awareness won't end in June! Men's Health Network (MHN) continues to advocate for better health outcomes for men, boys, and their families throughout the year. 
     
    This June celebrated the 26th anniversary of National Men's Health Week (NMHW), passed by Congress and signed into law by President Bill Clinton in 1994. There are over 400 proclamations from governors, municipal leaders, and Native American communities posted on the Men's Health Month website.
     
    President Donald Trump issued a statement recognizing Men's Health Week from the White House, and Congress, led by Congressional Men's Health Caucus co-chairs Donald Payne Jr. (D-NJ) and Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) passed a Resolution doing the same. 
     
    "With the start of a new decade being an opportunity for a fresh start, we encouraged communities to reevaluate their personal health and men's health," said Ana Fadich Tomsic, VP of MHN."With the onset of COVID-19, the country was forced to take a different approach to Men's Health Month. We are very encouraged by the amount of participation via social media and online awareness during this month. Although we could not hold in-person events, we were able to create a new normal and encourage men to take that step, whether it is via a telehealth appointment or talking more to family and friends." 
     
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