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World Immunization Week 2021 Reveals the Secret to Strong Immunity

Apr 05, 2021

If only every person's immune system was built with sturdy barriers to head off deadly diseases, vaccines would have never been developed. However, poor eating habits and lifestyle choices gradually weaken its defenses and make it accessible to diseases.

Promote Calmness and Acceptance on World Autism Awareness Day 2021

Mar 26, 2021

Go blue for autism on April 2 as we celebrate World Autism Awareness Day. It's an annual event sanctioned by the United Nations General Assembly to highlight the condition and support people who suffer from it and require utmost understanding. Any...

Ending Women's Pain from Adenomyosis

Mar 24, 2021

Adeno-what? This is a common expression that women with adenomyosis get from people who don't understand what the condition is. It's usually dismissed as menstrual pain, even by doctors themselves. While they don't take offence at this, women with...

Help Find the Cure on FND Australia Awareness Day 2021

Mar 01, 2021

The brain controls every function of the body. When both cease to communicate with each other, that leads to a Functional Neurological Disorder (FND) which hinders a person from living life to its fullest. As we observe FND Australia Awareness Day...

Preserve Your Precious Eyes in World Glaucoma Week 2021

Feb 26, 2021

Through our eyes, we are able to witness the ever-evolving beauty of the world and gain priceless experiences. However, the lack of eye care may lead to blindness and turn everything around us pitch-black. Losing your vision to glaucoma is no different...

Learn How to Control the Seizures on Epilepsy Awareness Month 2021

Feb 23, 2021

The ordeal of people with epilepsy is immeasurable. They go through different levels of pain and discomfort before, during and after seizures, which others don't clearly grasp unless someone dear to them experiences the same. Thanks to Epilepsy Awareness...

Join World Cancer Day 2021 and Stop the Big C

Jan 21, 2021

The global death rate of cancer has reached close to 10 million, according to the 2018 data of the World Health Organization (WHO), with lung and breast cancers accounting for two million deaths. In the observance of World Cancer Day 2021 on the 4th...

Silence the Noise in Tinnitus Awareness Week

Jan 19, 2021

Do you sometimes, or often, hear a buzzing, whistling or ringing sound inside your ears which lasts a few minutes? Don't think it's just in your head because you're not alone. About 20% of Australia's population experiences this condition called tinnitus, which...

Make Time to FebFast for Disadvantaged Youth

Jan 14, 2021

Too much of everything is bad for your mind, body and spirit, especially alcohol and sugar. Now that the holidays have passed, cutting back on these unhealthy substances for the whole month of February will not only get you back on the path of health...

World Leprosy Day 2021 Aims to Overturn the Stigma

Jan 11, 2021

The stigma surrounding leprosy lives on to this day and must end. This is the objective of World Leprosy Day, an event observed yearly on the last Sunday of January, to raise awareness of leprosy and educate the public on how it can be cured. Members...

Host a BBQ Event in Support of Kidney Health Australia

Jan 08, 2021

Thinking of hosting a party in your backyard or a picnic with family and friends? Don't forget the barbecue. It's not only fun to eat, especially during the summer, but also a lifesaver for people struggling with kidney diseases. Add a twist to your...

Go Vegan in January!

Dec 18, 2020

Start the new year light with Veganuary, an annual event that aims to promote health, animal welfare and environmental conservation. If getting back to the road of a healthy lifestyle is one of your new year's resolutions, then the only way to get...

Get to Know Your Hands on National Handwashing Awareness Week 2020

Nov 27, 2020

If hands could talk, they'd be screaming for help! That's because they are overused, often unconsciously, and carry the burden of transporting disease to people's bodies. And what do we do after using our hands? Rub, soap and rinse. That's how we wash...

Beat Bowel Cancer with Decembeard

Nov 23, 2020

It's that time of year again when men in Australia grow all beardy for the welfare of people with bowel cancer. Dubbed Decembeard, this annual charity event, which runs for the whole month of December, will see dads, husbands, sons, uncles and grandpas...

Make a Positive Impact on International Day of People With Disability 2020

Nov 13, 2020

Everyone, regardless of their physical or mental capacity, has the right to be a part of their community and contribute to it in any way that they can. As we celebrate International Day of People With Disability (IDPWD) on the 3rd December, let us...

World Prematurity Day 2020: Improving the Lives of Babies Born Too Soon

Nov 11, 2020

Nothing exceeds the joy of parents upon laying eyes on their newborn baby―the best gift they could ever receive from the universe has finally arrived after nine long months. However, a baby that was born too soon brings bittersweet feelings to its...

Get Ready for National Skin Cancer Action Week 2020

Nov 09, 2020

You have no control over the sun, nor can you adjust its amount of UV rays; what you have is the power to protect your skin and prevent skin cancer. Melanoma is the third most common type of cancer affecting many Australians, with close to 14,000 diagnosed...

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...

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