Health Day Events

Oct
11
2011

World Mental Health Day

Category: Health Day Events | Author: Shirley He

On the 11 October 2011, a health day was held in Tung Sing Housing Association in order to respond to the World Mental Health Day campaign. Our aims are to raise awareness on mental health among Chinese population in Manchester and the topics of the day were Alzheimer’s Disease and Sleep Disorders. The Nurse Operational Manager, Shirley He gave the health talk in Cantonese. Free BMI and blood pressure checks were given to the audience. In total 47 people attended the talk this includes 11 male and 36 female.

World Mental Health Day

Aug
16
2011

Stroke Awareness Day

Category: Health Day Events | Author: Shirley He

On the 16th August 2011, a health day was held in Tung Sing Housing Association to promote ‘Stroke Awareness’. The Nurse Operational Manager, Shirley He gave the health talk about stroke and high blood pressure in Cantonese. The information of the signs and symptoms, causes, risk factors, treatment and prevention of stroke were provided. Exercise and low salt intake diet were encouraged. Free BMI and blood pressure checks were given to the audience. In total 58 people attended the talk.

Stoke Awareness Day

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?

May
25
2010

Hypertension & Diabetes Awareness Day

Category: Health Day Events | Author: Shirley He

On 25th May, CHIC held a whole day health event at the Manchester Christian Church. The main aim was to raise awareness and increase the knowledge of high blood pressure and diabetes among the Chinese population in Manchester. The morning session started with free health checks (including BMI check and blood sugar test, one to one medical consultation and Tai Chi demonstration. Healthy food stall and health information stall were provided as well.

Hypertension & Diabetes Awareness Day

The afternoon session started with the main speaker Dr. Roy Lie who used Cantonese to explain the causes, signs and symptoms, treatment and care management of hypertension and diabetes. The importance of reducing the risk factors such as giving up smoking, having sensible drinking, taking healthy balance diet and avoiding high cholesterol food, having regular exercise were stressed. The day event attracted a large audience that in total 80 people attended, among whom 24 people came from the Wai Kwan Chinese Women Society from Bangor, North Wales. The success of the day event we had to thank all the volunteer health professionals and members from the local community in particularly to Dr. Roy Lie, Dr. Lina Gan, Nurse Chan for their valuable time; without their support we could not have such a wonderful day!

Hypertension & Diabetes Awareness Day

May
11
2010

Sum Yin Chinese Women Society Health Day

Category: Health Day Events | Author: Shirley He

Sum Yin Chinese Women Society Health Day on 11th May 2010, Shirley He was invited to be the main speaker to deliver “Stroke Awareness and Bowel Awareness & NHS Bowel Screening Programme 45 people attended.

Sum Yin Chinese Women Society Health Day


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