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Jul
19
2011

Osteoporosis and Stroke Awareness

Category: Community Health Talk | Author: Shirley He

On 19th July 2011, Chinese Health Information Centre (CHIC) was invited to deliver two health promotion talks involving Osteoporosis and Stroke Awareness to the members of the International Chinese Buddhist Society during the ‘The Birth of the Goddess of Mercy’ celebration. Shirley He, the Nurse Operational Manager delivered the talk in Cantonese. She explained the sign of symptoms, causes, treatment and prevention of osteoporosis and stroke. Regular exercise, balanced diet was promoted. She also explained the importance signs of stroke including, observing the face if a person can smile, lifting the arms, if a person is suspected to have a stroke, do not waste time, call 999 immediately. The health talk attracted 41 people.

Jul
14
2011

Thalassemia

Category: Community Health Talk | Author: Shirley He

On 14th July 2011, a health talk regarding ‘Thalassemia’ was held in Little Yang Sing Restaurant. Verna Davis, the Service Manager of Manchester Thalassemia Centre was invited to deliver the talk in English. Shirley He, the Nurse Operational Manager of Chinese Health Information Centre interpreted for the audience in Cantonese. They explained the signs of symptoms, causes, complications and treatments of thalassemia. Overall, 36 people attended the talk.

Jul
7
2011

Is your kidney Ok?

Category: Health Day Events | Author: Shirley He

On 7th July 2011, a health talk about chronic kidney disease (CKD) was held at the Little Yang Sing Restaurant, in Manchester’s China Town. The speaker who came to speak at the meeting was Dr Pearl Pai, a nephrologist from Royal Liverpool University Hospital who explained in fluent Cantonese throughout the presentation about the causes of CKD, signs and symptoms, risk factors, treatment and prevention which were all well explained and well received by 51 people in the audience. 51 people attended the health talk.

Is your kidney Ok?

Is your kidney Ok?


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