January2022

Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic retinopathy is a complication of diabetes, which results in damage to the retina, a light-sensitive layer of cells at the back of the eye that converts light into electrical signals, which the brain converts into the images we see. The retina needs a constant supply of blood, which it[…]

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MOD Health Fair, 18th January 2022

Health Promotion were pleased to support the Royal Gibraltar Regiment & MOD Health Fair, which sought to raise awareness of the benefits of a healthy lifestyle. Personnel were able to discuss various topics from smoke cessation to dental hygiene. The event was well attended, and gave the opportunity to discuss[…]

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Cervical Screening

Cervical screening is used to identify early cell changes in the cervix which may lead to pre-cancerous cells (that may eventually develop into cancerous cells).  Cervical screening helps prevent cervical cancer. The Human Papilomavirus (HPV) is very common in the population. HPV are a group of more than 100 viruses[…]

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Better Health Obesity Campaign 2022

Public Health England’s ‘Better Health’ campaign returns in January 2022 with positive and motivating messages for us to take action and improve our health. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO): Worldwide obesity has nearly tripled since 1975. Most of the world’s population live in countries where overweight and obesity[…]

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COVID-19 Gibraltar Figures 2022

January February March April May May 19th May: 12th May: 5th May: April 28th April: 21st April: 14th April: 7th April: Week commencing 4th April Civil Contingencies advise change to Covid-19 Statistics reporting, with weekly reports being released of a Thursday. March February 12th Feb – COVID-19 STATISTICS REPORTING MOVES[…]

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Yr2022 – Government Press Releases related to COVID-19

Scroll down or click on the relevant month: January February March April May May May 11th – 332/2022 – GHA announces internal review of waiting times May 4th – 314/2022 – World Hand Hygiene Day May 3rd – 309/2022 – HMGoG Appropriation Bill for the financial year 2022/23 April April 23rd[…]

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