Quit Smoking Campaigns

World Heart Day

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the number one cause of death on the planet.  World Heart Day is a global campaign during which individuals, families, communities, and governments around the world participate in activities to take charge of their heart health and that of others. This day serves as the perfect platform for[…]

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Stoptober 2020

Stoptober is a reminder for all smokers  to put your lungs first, quit smoking and breathe easier. If you are a smoker, quitting is the best thing you can do for your health and the health of those around you.  Smoking and COVID-19 COVID-19 affects the lungs and airways. Smoking causes[…]

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Blood Pressure Awareness Week: 7th – 13th September 2020

This campaign focuses on blood pressure testing and awareness, encouraging adults to know their blood pressure numbers and take the necessary action to reach and maintain a healthy blood pressure.  Know your numbers! #KYN2020 High blood pressure, or hypertension, rarely has noticeable symptoms. But if untreated, it increases your risk of[…]

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World No Tobacco Day 2020

On 31 May 2020 every year, World Health Organisation (WHO)  and  Public Health champions around the world come together to celebrate World No Tobacco Day. This annual campaign emphasizes the achievements and progress made throughout the year towards a tobacco-free world. The theme for 2020 is aimed at protection of[…]

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Are you #CovidFit?

Public Health Gibraltar have launched a new campaign CovidFit, the purpose of which is to ensure the community is best informed about the choices to make when isolating at homes during the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. For those in lock down, the absence of a daily routine and often extended distance[…]

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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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No Smoking Day, 13th March 2019

No Smoking Day aims to bring awareness to the dangers of this addiction. The day also tries to spotlight resources available to help people decide to try and quit. The department of Public Health was joined by the Smoke Cessation lead and other professionals/ interested members of the public to[…]

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