Physical Activity

Mindful Eating at Christmas

Winter is a time for celebration and certainly indulging in a variety of  food and drink . High fat nibbles and party food can be tempting, easy to pick at and often make up the equivalent of a full meal in calories (for example sausage rolls, cheesy bites, or cold[…]

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CHAMP about town! – Winter Review 2018

CHAMP (Children, Healthy and Active! Multi-agency Programme) launched its winter phase of planned events on Saturday 8th December at Casemates Square. The programme led by local professionals from across Health, Social Care, Education, Public Health, Sports and Leisure, Youth and Culture, along with local businesses and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) aims to[…]

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World Diabetes Day 14th November 2018

World Diabetes Day is the world’s largest diabetes awareness campaign and is marked annually on 14th November, the birthday of Sir Frederick Banting, who co-discovered insulin along with Charles Best in 1922. World Diabetes Day was created in 1991 by International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and the World Health Organization (WHO)[…]

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‘CHAMP’, 7th April 2018

Children, Healthy and Active! Multi Agency Programme CHAMP was launched on Saturday 7th April after over a year of intense planning and preparation by a group of professionals from various government departments in Gibraltar.

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World Diabetes Day, 14th November 2017

The campaign this year was supported by several diabetic nurse specialists, and the theme set by the International Diabetes Federation focused on ‘Women and Diabetes’. The importance of access to health care and better education to manage or prevent diabetes appears a global issue for women.

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Summer Sports Programme, August 2017

Workshops were provided again this summer exploring healthy eating through presentations and activities. More than 60 children attended the sessions, answering questions like “What do we mean by healthy eating?”,  “Why do we eat different foods?” and “What is the correct portion size?”.

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