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Here you will find a wealth of resources to support your promotion of National Health Campaigns for May 2017

May - National Walking Month

May is National Walking Month and Living Streets, the national charity that works to create safe, attractive and enjoyable streets, will be encouraging people to walk with their successful annual initiatives - Walk to Work Week and Walk to School Week. Through these events, they hope to show children and adults how easy, enjoyable and rewarding walking is and how it can lead to real changes in people's habits and lifestyles. To get involved and create your own personal walking log during May, visit the website.

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Walk to School Week 15-19 May packs

2 May - World Asthma Day

Raising awareness events across the World. Visit the website for more details.

8 - 14 May - Sun Awareness Week

Eight out of ten people are failing to adequately apply sunscreen before going out in the sun, according to a survey carried out by the British Association of Dermatologists to mark Sun Awareness Week. Resources from BAD to support this week are to follow - please visit their website for further resources from previous years.


15 - 21 May - Dementia Awareness Week

By 2021, 1 million people in the UK will be living with dementia.

  1. Dementia is not a natural part of ageing
  2. Dementia is caused by diseases of the brain
  3. Dementia is not about losing your memory
  4. People can still live well with dementia
  5. Alzheimer's Society is here for anyone affected by dementia 

Visit the website for links to events in your area and resources for Cupcake Day in June!

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