Flu Awareness January 2017

December 2016 saw an increase in patients with flu and flu-like symptoms. This led to a public health awareness pitch by the Health Promotion Team. Information discussed on the day included key questions such as: What are the main symptoms of flu? a high temperature (fever) of 38C (100.4F) or[…]

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Breastfeeding Week, June 2016

The Health Promotion Department supported the Gibraltar Breastfeeding Association at their campaign on Saturday 25th June 2016. Information and support was available for breastfeeding mothers and their families.

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Heart Health Awareness Day, 10th June 2016

Professionals from the Gibraltar Health Authority and Gibraltar Sports and Leisure Authority celebrated heart health awareness day on Friday 10th June at casemates square; it ran in conjunction with ‘heart health week’ backed by the British Heart Foundation. The professionals included dietitians, diabetic nurses, a smoke cessation nurse practitioner, a[…]

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European Antibiotic Awareness Week, November 2015

GHA supports European Antibiotic Awareness Week which falls during the week 15th – 21st Nov 2015. The public and health professionals are urged to become ‘Antibiotic Guardians’ and take a pledge to stop and prevent antibiotic resistance which has become a global health problem. Click here for more information on preventing[…]

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Promoting Diabetes Awareness, 13th November 2015

Diabetes is the result of consistently high blood sugar levels and if untreated can lead to serious health complications. World Diabetes Day 2015 was celebrated by the GHA Team comprising the diabetes nurses,dieticians and health promotion department on Friday 13th November outside the ICC Building.

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