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World Mental Health Day, 10th October 2018

Young People and Mental Health in a changing World. This year, for World Mental Health Day, the World Health Organisation are drawing our attention to young people and mental health. Approximately 1.2 billion people (1 in 6) of the world’s population are adolescents, aged between 10 and 19. Several factors such as alcohol[…]

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Jellyfish

What are they? Jellyfish are free swimming marine animals, but they are not fish. They are invertebrates with an umbrella shaped body and training tentacles. The tentacles have stinging cells, which will release poison if they make contact with a person’s skin.

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The 6-in-1 Vaccine

Hexavalent This vaccine protects against six diseases namely Diphtheria, Tetanus, Whooping Cough, Polio, HemophilusB and HepatitisB. Although new to Gibraltar, the vaccine has been used extensively in other countries for many years and as part of the UK schedule from last year.

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The Big Latch On, 4th August 2018

The ‘Big Latch On’ is a global event that takes place at registered locations around the world, where people gather together to breastfeed and offer peer support to each other.

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Rethink Your Drink

Keeping Hydrated With temperatures soaring, it is important to stay hydrated and drinking plenty of water (at least 6 -8 glasses each day) is the best way to prevent several health problems. However, often sweet or fizzy beverages are taken instead of water and it is easy to overlook the amount[…]

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Corporate Athlete and Cardiac Care

The Academy for Chief Executives ran the first in their Expert Speaker Series for 2018, introducing Dr Dorian Dugmore who presented a talk titled ‘The Corporate Athlete’. The presentation spanned a variety of key issues that affect the global workforce on a daily basis. Attention was paid to the impact[…]

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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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