World Diabetes Day 2020 and the Valuable Role of Nurses

Oct 27, 2020

Diabetes is a debilitating disease that affects millions of people worldwide, regardless of age, gender and social status. Just like in recent years, we're all set to observe and participate in World Diabetes Day on 14th November, to raise awareness...

Help Find the Cure on National Diabetes Week 2020

Jun 29, 2020

Energy is the body’s fuel to function at its peak. But people with diabetes cannot produce energy, so they suffer from extreme fatigue, headaches and poor concentration. Unfortunately, these symptoms can only worsen over time if they’re not addressed...

Go Dry in July 2020

Jun 22, 2020

Cancer is a debilitating disease that affects not only the person afflicted with it, but their family as well. When one is diagnosed with it, they experience a gamut of emotions and physical pain that result in psychological distress. In the hope of...

Stretch, Bend and Balance on International Day of Yoga 2020

Jun 15, 2020

Be one with the world on 21st June as we celebrate International Day of Yoga 2020. An ancient spiritual practice that originated from India, yoga is extremely beneficial that it has actually evolved into becoming many people’s go-to workout routine.  The...

Men’s Health Week 2020: Give Him the Support He Needs

Jun 08, 2020

It’s men’s health month! In June each year, the whole world brings every man into focus and raises awareness on health issues affecting them. Because it’s rare for the male species to pause and check their health, thinking there are more important...

Bike for Wellness on World Bicycle Day 2020

May 30, 2020

It’s fair to say that the bicycle is an important aspect of our lives. Growing up, we all pedalled around the neighbourhood with our best friend, didn’t we? How many times have you turned to your bike when you wanted to clear your head from mundane...

Join Bowel Cancer Awareness Month 2020

May 28, 2020

June is not only popular among soon-to-be brides. In fact, it means more to a greater number of people who have been in a battle with bowel cancer for some time now, or have lost loved ones to it. Also known as colorectal cancer, the disease starts...

International Tea Day 2019

Nov 15, 2019

Observed every year on the 15th of December, International Tea Day has been celebrated since 2005 in tea producing countries like Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Vietnam, Indonesia, Kenya, Malawi, Malaysia, Uganda, India and Tanzania. The event aims...

International Animal Rights Day 2019

Nov 13, 2019

Every year at the 10th of December, the world celebrates the International Animal Rights Day (IARD), which aims to remember the animal victims of human tyranny and call for the recognition of the Universal Declaration of Animal Rights (UDAR). The goal...

International Volunteer Day 2019

Nov 11, 2019

Volunteering Australia will lead this year's celebration of the International Volunteer Day (IVD) this coming 5 December 2019. The event will hopefully help raise awareness on the important role volunteers play in responding to challenges facing the...

International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) 2019

Nov 08, 2019

Every year at 3 December, the International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) is celebrated to increase public awareness, understanding and acceptance of people with disability and celebrate their achievements and contributions. This year, the...

World AIDS Day 2019

Nov 06, 2019

1st of December is World AIDS Day. And this year, with the theme "Communities make the difference", the event aims to highlight the essential role that communites have played and continue to play in the AIDS response at the international, national...

National Handwashing Awareness Week 2019

Nov 04, 2019

National Handwashing Awareness Week, which will be celebrated this coming 1-7 December 2019, aims to keep the spotlight on the importance of handwashing, which is the most basic but most effective disease prevention method. Personal hygiene begins...

National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month 2019

Nov 01, 2019

With December coming in fast, parties will be abound. And when there are parties, there are drinks. Historical data have shown that during this month, when everybody just keeps on partying, fatality rate due to drunk driving is the highest all year-long.

Decembeard 2019: Help Us Beat Bowel Cancer

Oct 30, 2019

Decembeard Australia: Grow a beard, raise funds and help us beat bowel cancer. Now on it's seventh year, Decembeard is a month-long awareness and fundraising event that encourages men to grown a beard during the last month of the year to help raise...

International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day 2019

Oct 25, 2019

International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day, also known as Survivor Day, is happening this 23 November 2019 all over the world. Through this event, people affected by suicide loss can have a day to reflect and join together for healing and support.

White Ribbon Day 2019

Oct 23, 2019

White Ribbon Day, which is happening on 22 November 2019, is Australia’s largest violence against women awareness day. During this day, various communities all over the country come together to stand up, speak out and act, and say "no!" to gendered...

National Skin Cancer Action Week 2019

Oct 21, 2019

Every year, Cancer Council Australia and the Australasian College of Dermatologists come together for National Skin Cancer Action Week. And this year, the awareness week will be on 17-23 November 2019. What is National Skin Cancer Action Week? National...

World Diabetes Day 2019

Oct 18, 2019

Every year, November has become Diabetes awareness month. And with that, World Diabetes Day, which will be celebrated on 14 November 2019. For the past two years, the central theme of the campaign is "Family and Diabetes", which focuses on the impact...

World Kindness Day 2019

Oct 14, 2019

In 1997, through the signing of the "Declaration of Kindness", the 13th of November has been decreed as World Kindness Day. It marked the opening of the World Kindness Movement conference held at Tokyo in 1998, as well as the 35th anniversary of the...

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