Raising awareness of the healthy lifestyle choices people can make to help reduce their risk of developing cancer. We hope to help people improve and maintain good health through better awareness, physical activity and healthy eating.
Increasing awareness and prevention of group B strep (GBS) disease in babies before birth through early infancy by providing downloadable materials and resources for parents, medical professionals, and students. Group B Strep is a leading cause of meningitis and sepsis in newborns worldwide and is up to 90% preventable with proper testing and treatment. Testing is so important since approximately 10%-25% of pregnant women carry GBS and about half of infections occur in mothers who have no risk factors.
Raising awareness events across the UK. Visit the website for more details.
Health Information Week is a campaign throughout the West Midlands to improve access to health information. In the West Midlands region staff from local authorities, public libraries, NHS, voluntary sector, independent information and advice centres have all been working together to make their health resources more available to the public. In most areas your local libraries and information centres will have extra health information available, leaflets for you to take away or sessions to show you how to use the computer to find good quality health information. Look out for posters in your area or visit your local library to find out more. There is more information available on the EQUIP area on NHS local http://learning.nhslocal.nhs.uk/feature-list/health-information-week . Contact email@example.com for more information.
To raise awareness of Samaritans 24-hour service across the UK. Visit the website for more details.
For people with hepatitis C to give advice and knowledge about living with this illness and to spread the word on World Hepatitis Day 2011.
An annual event, endorsed by WHO and UNICEF that is celebrated in more than 170 countries worldwide. Raising awareness events across the UK. Visit the website for more details.
Raising awareness events. Visit the website for more details.
Blue September is a fun way of delivering a serious message about ‘facing up to cancer in men’. Why BLUE? Blue is for men and we lose too many of them to prostate, lung, skin, bowel and testicular cancer.