National Bladder Health Month
The Simon Foundation for Continence is a founding member of the Bladder Health Alliance. This is a group of 30+ patient and physician advocacy organizations in the USA, led by the Urology Care Foundation of the American Urological Association (Linthicum, Maryland).
The organizations work to together to advance awareness and education about bladder health.
In 2016, the Alliance was successful in proclaiming November as Bladder Health Month on Healthfinder.gov and securing House and Senate Resolutions that support the designation of November as “National Bladder Health Month” in the United States.
Each year, the organizations promote education through social media and through community events. Each year different aspects of bladder care are targeted by the Alliance and information and resources are shared via Fact Sheets, statistics, videos, websites, etc.
Bladder Health Alliance partners include:
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
American Urogynecologic Society
American Urological Association
Association for Pelvic Organ Prolapse Support
Association for the Bladder Exstrophy Community
Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network
Interstitial Cystitis Association
Multiple Sclerosis Association of America
National Association for Continence
National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health
Simon Foundation for Continence
Society for Basic Urologic Research
Society for Women’s Health Research
Society of Urodynamics, Female Medicine and Urogenital Reconstruction
Underactive Bladder Foundation
Urology Association of Physician Assistants