World Diabetes Day is the world’s largest diabetes awareness campaign and is marked annually on 14th November, the birthday of Sir Frederick Banting, who co-discovered insulin along with Charles Best in 1922.
World Diabetes Day was created in 1991 by International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) in response to growing concerns about the escalating health threat posed by diabetes.
The Health Promotion team participated at a health and well-being fair (“the one show”) organized by the Ministry of Defence at Helm Point Community Centre . read more…
Today is World Mental Health Day, an annual campaign that raises awareness of mental health issues around the world and encourages support of mental health.
This year special attention is being paid to young people and mental health.
Advancing Public Health Practice in Small Islands
Established in 1993, the Inter Island Public Health Forum (IIPHF) is a loose association of health professionals with an interest in the special health needs of small island communities.The IIPHFarranges conferences periodically in different island locations.