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Movember, a Global men's health initiative to reduce prostate cancer and depression.

Movember, a Global men's health initiative to reduce prostate cancer and depression.

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  • The average life expectancy of a man in New Zealand is 4 years less than a woman
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  • Men access health services 30-40% less than women
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  • Why don’t men access health services?
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  • The good old "she'll be right" attitude and a reluctance to see a doctor about an illness or for regular medical checks contribute to reduced life expectancy
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  • The key men's health charitable causes for Movember 2008 in New Zealand are Men's depression & Prostate cancer
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  • 1 in 10 men experience depression during their lifetime but most don't seek help
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  • Every year in New Zealand 2,700 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer and about 600 die of the disease
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  • Testicular Cancer is the most common cancer in young men aged 18 to 35
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  • You Can Help
  • Join Them http://www.movember.com
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  • Donate Today https://www.movember.com/nz/donate/donate-details.php?action = sponsorlink&rego =2013846&country= nz http://kiwilight.blogspot.com http://nz.movember.com/donate/index.php
  • Together we can change the face of men's health
  • Chris Sparshott [email_address] Portfolio http://www.slideshare.net/sparkbouy/slideshows Blog http://kiwilight.blogspot.com IBM [email_address] Please contribute Mo