May2022

World No Tobacco Day, 31st May 2022

Tobacco kills over 8 million people every year and destroys our environment. Harm is seen at all levels, from the clearing of forests through distribution, consumption and post-consumer waste. Despite the warnings on packets and increases in costs per packet there are still millions of people addicted to this harmful[…]

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Monkeypox Resources

Guidance General Information Cleaning [Guidance under review tbc shortly] Information for Close Contacts (active follow up) Information for Potential Contacts (passive follow up) Resources to Print Poster Symptom check list

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Monkey Pox – News topic, May 2022

With the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) detecting more cases of Monkeypox in England, the PDH discusses preparedness and low risk in Gibraltar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3WR4SQGaEGo Read more on monkeypox here.

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National Vegetarian Week, 16th-22nd May 2022

National Vegetarian Week aim to encourage as many people as possible to enjoy more plant based meals for the week. Benefits are seen to health, to the environment and cost savings for each family. * Improve health! Most fruits and vegetables are naturally low in calories but high in nutrients[…]

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Mental Health Awareness Week, 9th-15th May 2022

This year, the theme for the week is ‘Loneliness’. Long-term loneliness is closely linked to mental health problems such as depression and anxiety. Most people feel lonely sometimes, for many different reasons. If loneliness is affecting your life, there are things you can try that may help… Try talking about[…]

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World Asthma Day, 3rd May 2022

The first Tuesday of May each year provides the opportunity to raise awareness and encourage support for those living with Asthma. Asthma is a chronic lung disease, which causes breathing difficulties due to swelling and inflammation of the bronchial tubes. This inflammation is often in reaction to a specific trigger(s)[…]

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