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Washington, DC, United States, 2011/04/26 - Today marks the launch of MensHealthNetwork website, a new, improved website in preparation for the upcoming Menís Health Month in June - MensHealthNetwork.org.
The site hosts the page for National Menís Health Week, which takes place the week leading up to Fatherís Day, and provides resources for the development of awareness programs that reach men and boys, such as:
ē Free poster downloads, flyers, brochures, logos, and public service announcements.
ē Things To Do,Ē including instructions on how to develop a Wear Blue for Men program where you work, worship, or play; and a link to the free MHN HealthZone event planner.
ē The ďPartnersĒ page, which lists dozens of examples of creative awareness activities that others have used to reach men and boys.
ē Information about Women Against Prostate Cancer and MHNís Women Take Action program, which empower women to take control of their familyís health and wellbeing.
ē An ďInternational Menís Health WeekĒ page, available in eleven languages, that provides links to organizations in other countries that organize Menís Health Week activities.
ē A ďStoreĒ section, where diverse and culturally sensitive health awareness items are featured, including those designed to reach teenagers (focusing on lifestyle), college students (on stress and tension), and veterans.
The site is maintained by Menís Health Network (MHN), an organization recognized as the leading authority on the health of men and boys.
MHN Vice-President Scott Williams had this to say: ďThis will be a one-stop shop for community leaders, advocates, and policymakers who are interested in leveraging Menís Health Month to improve the health and well-being of men and their families.Ē
About Menís Health Month
Menís Health Month is observed every June; and National Menís Health Week is a special awareness period recognized by Congress since 1994 and celebrated around the globe since 2002, dedicated to saving and enriching lives through health awareness.
About Menís Health Network
Founded in 1992, Men's Health Network (MHN) is a non-profit educational organization of physicians, researchers, public health workers, other health professionals, and other health-conscious people. MHN is committed to improving the health and wellness of men, boys, and their families through education campaigns, data collection, surveys, toll-free hotlines, and work with health care providers.