Movember is the annual event that takes place during the month of November to raise awareness of men’s health issues such as depression in men, prostate cancer, and other male cancers. Staff in Healthcare has joined the cause and grown a moustache for the cause. Healthcare Computing celebrated a wrap-up party to raise money for the Movember Foundation and members of the staff have participated with cakes to raise extra money.
Movember aims to increase early cancer detection, diagnosis and effective treatments, and the overall grand scheme is to reduce the number of preventable deaths.The Movember Foundation began in 2004 – since then, the foundation has raised over $174 million worldwide. Since 2004, several foundations have developed in hopes of bringing further awareness to the cause and raising money to support research. If you’re interested in supporting the cause this upcoming Movember, be sure to check out the great foundations spreading awareness.
- Posted by Nuria Sanchez
- On 1 December 2015
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