Take control of your health and look after yourself.
The Movember Foundation is a global charity committed to men living happier, healthier, longer lives.
Since 2003, millions have joined the men’s health movement, raising $825 million and funding over 1,000 projects focusing on prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and suicide prevention.
Breast cancer is the most common cancer for women affecting one in nine New Zealand women over their lifetime. While uncommon, men can get breast cancer too.
These days breast cancer's much more treatable if its found early. but tragically, around 650 women die of the disease every year. Every woman needs to be breast aware from the age of 20 and consider starting mammograms in their 40's to help reduce the risk of advanced breast cancer.
Do you need help to Stop smoking?
Your body begins to repair itself as soon as you quit smoking.
Quit for yourself, your whānau, your friends and your pocket. Improve not only your health but the health of your loved ones, and get more out of life.
Maybe you’ve tried to quit before and failed. It can be tough to quit smoking – 80% of current smokers would not smoke if they had their life over again.
However, every day people show it can be done. Read about people who have quit at Quitline blogs.
Awareness days by colour.
June: Purple: Elder abuse awareness day
August: Yellow: Daffodil day CLICK FOR INFORMATION ON DAFFODIL DAY.
September: Blue: Prostate cancer awareness For more information on Blue September click here
October: Pink: Breast cancer awareness for more information click here
November: White: You can stop violence against women.
Bowel cancer is a malignant growth that develops inside the bowel. It is also called colon, rectal or colorectal cancer.
Bowel cancer is the second highest cause of cancer death in New Zealand, but it can be treated successfully if it is detected and treated early.