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BE SUNSMART THIS SUMMER

As we start spending more time outdoors enjoying the summer months, it’s important we remember to be Sun smart to protect our health. In our blog, we share some of the common terms you see and hear about sun protection, along with some top tips to stay safe in the sun this summer! What are UVA […]

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World Asthma Day

3rd May 2022 Today marks World Asthma Day! This year’s World Asthma Day theme is “Uncovering Asthma Misconceptions”. The theme provides a call to action to address common widely held myths and misconceptions concerning asthma that prevent persons with asthma from enjoying optimal benefit from the major advances in the management of this condition. ❗️Common […]

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World Autism Awareness Day

2nd April 2022 World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD) aims to put a spotlight on the hurdles that people with autism and others living with autism face every day. As a growing global health issue owing to its increasing exposure in the press and common knowledge, autism is an issue that is only gaining more understanding […]

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World Health Day

7th April 2022 – Our Planet, Our Health In the midst of a pandemic, a polluted planet, increasing diseases like cancer, asthma, heart disease, on World Health Day 2022, WHO will focus global attention on urgent actions needed to keep humans and the planet healthy and foster a movement to create societies focused on well-being.    WHO estimates […]

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National Arthritis Week

4th – 10th April 2022 Arthritis Ireland is highlighting the positive impact of physical activity on people with arthritis and related conditions during National Arthritis Week, which takes place 4-10 April 2022. According to the national patient organisation, the number of people living with arthritis is forecast to increase in the coming decades. Two key […]

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World Down Syndrome Day

Today is World Downsyndrome Day! 💛 World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD), 21 March, is a global awareness day which has been officially observed by the United Nations since 2012.The date for WDSD being the 21st day of the 3rd month, was selected to signify the uniqueness of the triplication (trisomy) of the 21st chromosome which […]

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National Brain Awareness Week
March 14th-20th 2022

Love Your Brain is an annual awareness campaign led by the NeurologicalAlliance of Ireland to coincide with National Brain Awareness Week. Itaims to promote greater awareness and understanding of the brain andbrain conditions as well as the need for investment in services, researchand prevention.The Love Your Brain campaign is supported by a coalition of over […]

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World Kidney Day 2022 – Kidney Health for All

10 March 2022 Bridge the knowledge gap to better kidney care Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is common and harmful: 1 out of 10 adult people worldwide have it, and if left untreated it can be deadly. While early detection allows for disease care and management to help prevent morbidity and mortality, and improve cost effectiveness […]

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International Women’s Day 2022

IWD 2022 campaign theme: #BreakTheBias Imagine a gender equal world. A world free of bias, stereotypes, and discrimination. A world that is diverse, equitable, and inclusive. A world where difference is valued and celebrated. Together we can forge women’s equality. Collectively we can all #BreakTheBias. Individually, we’re all responsible for our own thoughts and actions – […]

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Eating Disorder Awareness Week

28th Feb – 6th March Eating disorders are complex psychological disorders that affect every aspect of a person’s functioning. Behaviours – A person’s behaviours, especially around food, eating and exercise become disorder, often in extreme and destructive ways. e.g. restricting food, overeating, purging and over-exercising. Thoughts/Cognition – The person’s thoughts become distorted, irrational and extreme […]