About Our Foundation

MISSION | VISION | VALUES

EDUCATE | ADVOCATE | BUILD COMMUNITY for the mesh injured and their families


EDUCATE 

  • Those injured by Transvaginal Mesh or Hernia Mesh Implants who know they are injured
  • Those injured who do not yet know their symptoms are a result of surgery using medical polypropylene mesh
  • Families and friends of the mesh injured (spouses, children, parents, grandparents and friends)
  • The media and communities at-large (neighborhoods, churches, women's groups, etc.)
  • Doctors (yes, doctors)
  • Policy makers and Insurance Companies
  • By Providing Solid Research & Data to families:  http://meshproblems.weebly.com

 

ADVOCATE

  • Within the media by writing patient stories which are published and which bring into the light, the many faces of this injury
  • By standing out with “Color for a Cause”
  • By attending trials to support the injured
  • By seeking continuing education opportunities concerning patient advocacy
  • Public Speaking
  • Making patient voices heard in Washington – GET MESH OFF THE MARKET!

 

BUILD COMMUNITY

  • By building online Support Communities
  • By building face-to-face regional Support Communities
  • By seeking out the injured among us to bring them into our community & its support mechanisms
  • By providing financial assistance for medical, mental, social, emotional & physical needs of the injured
  • By creating programs to visit isolated and injured patients who are unable to travel due to their injuries
  • By seeking out and interviewing doctors to endorse, who are compassionate and well trained who have also completed additional fellowships and education in the emerging fields of urogynecology, pelvic pain and pelvic reconstruction

 

 

LINK TO OUR GENERAL EDUCATION PRESENTATION BELOW!

http://themeshwarrior.files.wordpress.com/2014/07/051214_general_educational_fundraiser_preso.pdf