Quit Smoking Campaigns

No Smoking Day 11th March 2020

No Smoking Day is an annual health awareness day in the United Kingdom which aims to help smokers who want to quit smoking. The first No Smoking Day was on Ash Wednesday in 1984, and it now takes place on the second Wednesday in March. No Smoking Day aims to[…]

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World Heart Day, 29th September 2019

Looking after your heart will make you feel physically healthier and able to enjoy your life to the fullest. To do so means to eat well, exercise regularly, reduce your intake of alcohol and stop smoking (also avoiding exposure to second hand smoke) and avoiding stress. According to the World[…]

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Men’s Health Week 10th-16th June 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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