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October 2017

World Mental Health Day

October 10, 2017

World Mental Health Day is observed on 10 October every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilizing efforts in support of mental health. The Day provides an opportunity for all stakeholders working on mental health issues to talk about their work, and what more needs to be done to make mental health care a reality for people worldwide. For more information visit https://www.mentalhealth.org.nz/

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World Obesity Day – Ending Childhood Obesity

October 11, 2017

The number of adults suffering from overweight and obesity continues to rise. On current trends, 2.7bn adults worldwide will suffer from overweight and obesity by 2025, of which 177 million adults will be in need of treatment as a result of severe obesity. We need to treat obesity now and avoid the consequences later. Avoiding the consequences of obesity Untreated, obesity is responsible for a significant proportion of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) including heart disease, diabetes, liver disease and many types…

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International Infection Prevention Week

October 15, 2017

Join your friends, family members, and healthcare professionals in celebrating International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW), October 15-21, 2017. IIPW, which takes place the third week of October each year, raises awareness of the role infection prevention plays to improve patient safety. Read more about the history of IIPW.

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Synthetic Cannabis – Western Bay Workshop

October 16, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Nga Mataapuna Oranga, 157 Fraser Street
Tauranga, Bay of Plenty 3112 New Zealand
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Learn about what it is, why is it an issue in our communities, the risks and interventions so we can support the whānau we work with.  

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World Osteoporosis Day

October 20, 2017

World Osteoporosis Day is observed annually on 20 October, and launches a year-long campaign dedicated to raising global awareness of the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease. Organized by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF), World Osteoporosis Day involves campaigns by national osteoporosis patient societies from around the world with activities in over 50 countries. For more information visit  http://worldosteoporosisday.org

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November 2017

Movember Men’s Health Month

November 1, 2017

From humble beginnings in Australia in 2003, the Movember movement has grown to be a truly global one, inspiring support from over 5 million Mo Bros and Mo Sistas around the world. Movember's success can largely be attributed to the strength of the global community. Regardless of the city in which we live, we're part of something bigger, united by a commitment to help change the face of men’s health. For more information visit https://nz.movember.com

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National Oral Health Day

November 3, 2017

Oral health is vitally important, but many of us don't - or don't know how to - take care of our teeth and gums properly. Run by the New Zealand Dental Association, National Oral Health Day is aimed at raising awareness about the importance of oral health through education, advocacy and access to oral care. Like any health literacy topic, oral health is an ideal subject for workplace education. You could use this article about sugary drinks in your staff communications. See the…

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World Diabetes Day

November 14, 2017

Stigmatisation and discrimination faced by people with diabetes are particularly pronounced for girls and women, who carry a double burden of discrimination because of their health status and the inequalities perpetrated in male-dominated societies. These inequalities can discourage girls and women from seeking diagnosis and treatment, preventing them from achieving positive health outcomes. The World Diabetes Day 2017 campaign will promote the importance of affordable and equitable access for all women with diabetes or at risk to the essential diabetes…

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World COPD(Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) Awareness Day

November 15, 2017

COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, is the name used to describe a number of conditions affecting the lungs including emphysema and chronic bronchitis. COPD makes it difficult to breathe and you might find everyday tasks can be a real challenge. But with the right support, it’s possible to live well with COPD. For more information visit https://www.asthmafoundation.org.nz

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White Ribbon Day

November 25, 2017

White Ribbon Day is held annually on November 25 with events occurring throughout November. White Ribbon aims to end men’s violence towards women by encouraging men to lead by example and talk to other men. Together we can make a difference. For more information visit https://whiteribbon.org.nz/

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