Quit Smoking Campaigns

Men’s Health Week June 10th-16th 2019

Issues affecting men’s health are varied and many health professionals and health activists mark Men’s Health Week with awareness campaigns to highlight health concerns such as diabetes, osteoporosis, family health, workplace accidents, and the higher likelihood of men being victims to homicide or suicide. International Men’s Health Week is celebrated in[…]

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World No Tobacco Day, 31st May 2018

World No Tobacco Day marks the annual awareness campaign launched by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 1987, the aim being to highlight the health risks associated with tobacco use and encourage governments worldwide to implement effective policies to reduce tobacco use. WHO highlight that tobacco use kills more than[…]

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No Smoking Day, 14th March 2018

The Health Promotion Department have joined the global No Smoking campaign with the support of Cancer Relief, the Breathe Easy Society, the Environmental Agency and the GHA Cardiac Rehab team. This day provides the prefect opportunity to remind one another of the multiple benefits in going #smokefree and gain the support[…]

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Youth Day, 10th March 2018

The Health Promotion joined a number of other organisations including Childline, Clubhouse , the Disability Society and Autism Support Gibraltar at #YouthDayGIB run by the Gibraltar Youth Service. The day provided a great opportunity for children to get involved in various arts, crafts, interactive games and learn about the wide[…]

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Health Harms – Go Smoke Free this January 2018

The Smokefree “Health Harms” campaign has run for six years in England, and is once again being released prior to the New Year to encourage smokers to take the opportunity to quit. A range of resources have been developed for the campaign based on best marketing practice, insight and testing[…]

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COPD Awareness Day, 15th November 2017

Health Promotion supported the Breathe Easy Society (Charity No. 263) in a campaign marking World COPD Awareness Day. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is the name used to describe a number of lung conditions caused by the narrowing of the airways; conditions include emphysema, chronic bronchitis and chronic asthma.

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No Smoking Day, 8th March 2017

No smoking day was once again carried out in Gibraltar, with advanced nurse practitioner Elizabeth Borges attending the day and making additional appointments for anyone interested in quitting. Members of the Environmental Agency also supported the event, highlighting the impact of smoking not just on health but also on the environment.

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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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No Smoking Day, March 2015

No smoking day 2015 was celebrated outside the ICC- advanced nurse practitioner Elizabeth Borges once again teamed up with the health promotion department for the event.

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