CHAMP’s Summer of Nutritious Goodness!

This summer the CHAMP team are set to explore nutrition with several workshops, activities and events free for families to attend.

The first of the summer events is set to launch on Saturday 7th July at Eastern Beach (with more details to follow) and  promises to be interactive, fun and child-friendly.

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World No Tobacco Day, 31st May 2018

World No Tobacco Day marks the annual awareness campaign launched by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 1987, the aim being to highlight the health risks associated with tobacco use and encourage governments worldwide to implement effective policies to reduce tobacco use.

WHO highlight that tobacco use kills more than 7 million people worldwide every year, and this figure will continue to rise unless anti-tobacco actions increase. read more…

Save Lives: Clean Hands, 5th May 2018

Hand hygiene remains crucial to effective infection prevention and control, and this date aims to improve awareness and bring people together in support of continued global improvements.

This May 5th the World Health Organisation are linking the hand hygiene campaign to the ‘Antibiotics, handle with care’ initiative, highlighting the relationship between antimicrobial resistance and infection control.  #handhygiene  #antibioticresistance

Hand hygiene is not a luxury; it is a simple, effective and affordable solution to reduce both the spread of infection and multi-resistant germs. It is particularly important for patients in hospitals as it reduces the spread of health care-associated infection.

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