Campaigns

No Smoking Day, 9th March 2016


No Smoking Day has been running since 1983, in 2016 it sees its 33rd year with the aim being to inspire and help smokers who want to quit. The Advanced nurse practitioner Elizabeth Borges and the Health Promotion team had a large stall set up on the day providing further[…]

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Nutritional Awareness Day, 20th April 2016

Deciphering the information on food labels can help you make healthier choices. The Nutritional Awareness Campaign provided information on food labels, and on how to compare products based on fats, sugar and salt.

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Mental Health Awareness Day, 9th October 2015

Mental Health Awareness Day ran on Friday 9th October in conjunction with Bayside School hours, allowing the children to participate in activities focused on the importance of good mental health. Elizabeth Gonzalez, Sister and Mental Health Nurse, was also present on the day.  

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Skin Cancer Screening Day April 16th 2016

The skin cancer screening day, successfully run for its third year, marked the launch of the annual Sun Awareness campaign. It aimed at raising public awareness on the dangers of overexposure to the sun, and methods of protection that should be taken to prevent this damage. The dermatology department provided[…]

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European Antibiotics Awareness Day, 18th November 2015

The Antibiotics Awareness Day saw a high profile campaign organised by the Public Health Department with the assistance of Dr Nicholas Cortes a Consultant Microbiologist. It was part of the European Antibiotic Awareness week to promote awareness of antibiotics as a lifesaving resource that unfortunately carries a high risk of[…]

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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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World Blood Donor Day, 14th June 2015

World Blood Donor Day raises awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products. The World Health Organization (WHO) and its partners highlight how safe blood from voluntary donors can save people’s lives everywhere, and commend voluntary unpaid blood donors for their life-saving gift of blood. Many people would[…]

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Child Health Awareness Day, 17th April 2015

The child health awareness day provided a high profile showcase of the child health department of the Gibraltar health Authority (GHA). An elaborate display of posters and leaflets was prepared. Balloons and bibs with the GHA Logo and “I am a Well Child” were distributed to mother’s for children and[…]

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Safe Hands Campaign, 5th May 2015

Infection Control nurses and Health Promotion team produced various posters in support of the World Health Organization (WHO) ‘Saving Lives’ campaign promoting hand hygiene. Hand hygiene is an essential part of infection prevention and control in all settings. Hospitals are of particular concern where patient contact, surgery and infections are[…]

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