Navigation Links
Steve Waugh To Launch Inaugural Men's Health Screening Event In Wollongong
Date:6/19/2010

Steve Waugh, former Australian cricketer and brand ambassador of ahm Health Insurance, will be in Wollongong to launch ‘ahm Check It’, a free event giving Illawarra men health checks.

(PRWEB) June 19, 2010 --

What:

Steve Waugh, former Australian cricketer and brand ambassador of ahm Health Insurance, will be in Wollongong to launch, ‘ahm Check It’, a free event giving Illawarra men health checks.

A local committee called Healthier Illawarra Men (HIM) was recently formed to address the issue of of men’s health and includes, business and community leaders, leading Illawarra medical practitioners and university representatives.

HIM, with the support of the Illawarra Division of General Practice (IDGP), is organising a free men’s health screening event, called, ‘ahm CHECK IT’ at the WIN Entertainment Centre (WEC) on Friday, 20 August. The event hopes to attract over 1,000 men on the day, setting them on the road to better health.

Where:

ahm, Level 7, 77 Market St Wollongong

When:

Friday 18 June 2010, 10.30-11.30am

Comment:

‘I’m really excited by this initiative – what a great way to get men involved, to take responsibility for their health and hopefully make a change. My health has always been so important to me through my sporting career and it’s something I just can’t afford to take for granted. As a member of ahm and their brand ambassador, I’m proud to be associated with Check It and can hopefully help to influence some healthy and positive change in local men!’
Steve Waugh, Brand Ambassador ahm Health Insurance

‘Australian men are notoriously reluctant to be pro-active about their own health – sometimes with fatal consequences. A group of Illawarra men and women is determined to do something to change this, and help men in our community take more responsibility for their health.

We will be inviting Illawarra men of all ages to come to the WEC on 20 August, where they will be able to undertake a variety of screenings, blood tests and other assessments for conditions such as hypertension, obesity, diabetes and some cancers, and seek advice and information on depression, anxiety, stress, alcohol and drug dependency and so on.

CHECK IT will be staffed by IDGP volunteers as well as other specialists and health professionals, assisted by medical, nursing and health and behavioural science students from the University of Wollongong.’

About ahm
ahm is the eighth largest Australian health insurance provider and has been caring for the health of Australians for more than thirty five years. In addition to the provision of health insurance, ahm has developed and delivers innovative health management programs. We employ health professionals covering key disciplines including nursing, exercise physiology, dietitians and fitness to deliver these programs.

# # #

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2010/06/prweb4161694.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2010 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Related medicine news :

1. Long Beach Reads One Book The Soloist by Steve Lopez
2. Driving Danger -- Black Ice Poses Menace on Frigid NY Roadways, New York Attorney Steven J. Schwartzapfel Says
3. Stevens Hospital to Affiliate with Swedish
4. Stevens Hospital One Step Closer to Affiliation with Swedish
5. Ingenious Med Founder, Steven Liu, Earns Senior Fellow in Hospital Medicine Designation
6. Recommended Dental Care for Chemotherapy Patients -- Advice from Steven McConnell, DDS
7. Steven Zoernack and The Bullion Fund Deploy Equity Long/Short Strategy with Apple (AAPL) and Research in Motion (RIMM)
8. Wonder(R) Bread Goes Mobile With Launch of First iPhone App
9. Aikon Wellness Launches New Revolutionary All Natural Sleep Aid Somniac PM
10. Connecture, Inc. Launches New Technology Package to Increase Health Insurance Carriers' Success in the Online Individual Market
11. Silicon Valley Entrepreneur Launches Startup to Accelerate Tech Entrepreneurship in Upstate New York
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Steve Waugh To Launch Inaugural Men's Health Screening Event In Wollongong 
(Date:3/22/2017)... ... March 22, 2017 , ... ... California and Nevada and LABS, Inc., announced the future opening of a CLIA ... screening and serology testing used to determine the suitability of potential organ ...
(Date:3/22/2017)... ... ... Wash Tower Ltd. has released a series of six viral poo-related teaser ... standalone constant pressure bidet. , The videos in the series titled "The Adventures of ... well as on its social media pages. , Each video stars Arthur the Butler ...
(Date:3/22/2017)... ... 2017 , ... The Rett Syndrome Research Trust (RSRT) announced ... afflicts 350,000 individuals worldwide. Rett Syndrome is caused by alterations in a ... Following a normal infancy, Rett Syndrome takes effect in toddlerhood depriving children ...
(Date:3/22/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Drs. Jennifer Houck, Lauren Smith, Heather Johnson and the India ... need of skilled pediatric dentistry in Rock Hill, SC, without a referral. ... treatments, including cavities, sealants and fluoride applications, in a comfortable and fun environment. , ...
(Date:3/22/2017)... , ... March 22, 2017 , ... ... entered into a research collaboration to translate advances in basic neuroscience at the ... Blythedale and beyond. The collaboration seeks to improve movement, vision, and cognition impaired by ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:3/22/2017)... -- DarioHealth Corp. (NASDAQ: DRIO), a leading global digital ... solutions, today reported financial and operational results for ... 31, 2016. 2016 Highlights ... compared to the full year 2015  ... year  Direct-to-consumer model launched in ...
(Date:3/22/2017)... today announced the appointment of Martyn Coombs as Chief ... ImaginAb, said "At ImaginAb we have exciting science and technology. Martyn ... business, particularly in commercializing and making step changes in the value ... our potential." ... Coombs is a recognized industry leader in nuclear medicine and imaging. ...
(Date:3/22/2017)... -- Ablation is the minimally invasive therapeutic tissue excision ... from cancerous or diseased tissue removal, to the ... fibrillation and others. The growing adoption of minimally ... and improvise existing ablation technologies for better patient ... is expected to grow at high single digit ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: