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Prevent Cancer. Get Active Anytime, Anywhere

February 19 2024

  The World Cancer Research Fund’s Cancer Prevention Action Week (#CPAW24) is back, running from 19–25 February 2024, and this year, the focus is on physical activity. The theme underscores a simple yet powerful message: incorporating small bursts of activity into your daily routine can make a significant difference in your overall health and well-being....


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Give A Voice To All Children

February 8 2024

From 5-11 February 2024, Children’s Mental Health Week underscores the critical importance of nurturing the emotional well-being of our children. With mental health challenges affecting a significant portion of youth globally, this campaign serves as a beacon for raising awareness and fostering support. Through various activities and educational endeavours, Children’s Mental Health Week empowers children,...


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Empowering Women this Cervical Cancer Prevention Week 2024

January 18 2024

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week is an annual event that aims to raise awareness about cervical cancer, its prevention, and the importance of regular screenings. In 2024, the campaign takes centre stage from 22-28 January 2024. Organised by various health organisations and advocacy groups, this week serves as a crucial opportunity to educate women about cervical...


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Combating Resistance Together: World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2023

November 20 2023

As we navigate the challenges of the 21st century, one of the most pressing global health threats is antimicrobial resistance. To shed light on this critical issue, the World Health Organization (WHO) has designated this week as World Antimicrobial Awareness Week. Running from November 18th to 24th, the campaign aims to raise awareness about the...


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Perinatal Mental Health Awareness Week: Fostering Connection Through Conversation

November 12 2023

As we approach Perinatal Mental Health Week, the focus is on a theme that deeply resonates with the challenges and triumphs of the perinatal journey: “Connection Through Conversation.” Organised by Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Australia (PANDA), this year’s emphasis is on the power of dialogue to break down barriers, reduce stigma, and build supportive communities...


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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 1 2023

Finding breast cancer early provides the best chance of surviving the disease. Early detection It’s important for women of all ages to know what they can do to help find breast cancer early. Finding breast cancer early means there are more treatment options and the chances of survival are greatest. This page provides information about...


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Understanding Dementia: “Never Too Early, Never Too Late”

August 29 2023

September marks an important occasion in Australia’s health calendar – Dementia Awareness Month. This annual event aims to shed light on the challenges faced by individuals living with dementia and their families, while also raising awareness about the condition within the broader community. The theme for this year, “Never Too Early, Never Too Late,” emphasises...


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Healthy Bones Action Week (21-27 August 2023)

August 21 2023

Most people don’t think about their bones until they have a fracture or until they reach older age. However, bones are living tissue, constantly in a state of renewal, so building and maintaining bones is a lifelong matter. This year’s initiative held from 21-27 August encourages Australians to think about their bone health. Primary school...


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Empowering Hope through Denim for Genetic Disorders

August 4 2023

Jeans for Genes Australia is an inspiring charitable organisation committed to making a positive impact in the lives of children and families affected by genetic disorders. Since its inception, this remarkable initiative has been raising funds and awareness to support crucial research, education, and vital services. With the iconic denim jean as its symbol, Jeans...


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Let Them Know How Strong You Are

July 24 2023

National Pain Week 2023, Australia’s annual event dedicated to raising awareness about chronic pain, is underway. Chronic Pain Australia aims to shed light on the challenges faced by individuals living with chronic pain and hopes to eliminate social and other obstacles associated with its management. This year’s theme, ‘Let them know how strong you are’...


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