Welcome to the Black Barbershop Health Outreach Program. Since its inception, Black Barbershop has screened over 30,000 African American men for diabetes and high blood pressure across the country. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are leveraging the power of Artificial Intelligence to reach underserved African American men and women with our telemedicine platform. The disproportionate number of African Americans dying is unacceptable. The time to act is now!
It’s all hands on deck! We are seeking health care providers, black owned barbershops and volunteers to join the digital health platform to save lives. Now you can see a black doctor, on your mobile device.
Since its inception, The Black Barbershop Health Outreach Program has witnessed health disparities first hand from African American men across the country how the lack of access of care has impacted their lives.
African American men have the lowest life expectancy of any group in the U.S. In many ways, health disparities is the by product of systemic racism and barriers to enhanced socioeconomic status. Consequently, Black men are dying prematurely from preventable diseases such as diabetes and hypertension further undermining fragile communities of color across the country.