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Med Steps Family Fun Day 19th May 2019

Health Promotion were delighted to form part of the Med Step circuit on the Family Fun challenge (19.5.19) in aid of Cancer Relief Gibraltar. More than 100 children had the opportunity to look at some health promotion materials, including the fat/sugar/salt content in certain foods, and discuss a few things[…]

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World Asthma Day, 7th May 2019

May 7th is World Asthma Day – an annual awareness event supported by Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) and the World Asthma Foundation. The aim of the day is to raise awareness of asthma and how it affects sufferers.  Asthma is a chronic lung disease which causes breathing difficulties. Asthma is[…]

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Skin Cancer Screening Day, 13th April 2019

Health Promotion supported the GHA Dermatology Department at its annual Skin CancerScreening Day at the Primary Care Centre on Saturday 13th April 2019. The public had the opportunity to attend this open clinic and have any notable skin changes checked out by the teamof professionals on the day.    […]

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Youth Day, 7th April 2019

Health Promotion focused on healthy relationships, reducing risk and boosting self esteem. Visitors were able to avail themselves of resources on display and were encouraged to describe “One thing I like about myself…”. It was surprising to see that most participants found it difficult to think of at least one[…]

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World Kidney Day, 14th March 2019

Health Promotion supported an event to highlight kidney health awareness organised by the Gibraltar Dialysis Patients and Friends Group at Westside School on Thursday 14th March. Discussions and dissections formed the core theme of the event Chronic kidney disease (CKD) refers to a progressive loss in kidney function over a[…]

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