Movember – Men’s Health Awareness Month
Thursday 1st November 2018 – Friday 30th November 2018
Movember creates a positive change for men’s health by raising awareness and educating men about taking control of their own health. For 30 days, grow your moustache into a walking, talking billboard for men’s health.
In particular, Movember focus’ on Prostate Cancer, Testicular Cancer and poor Mental Health.
National HIV Testing Week
Sunday 18th November 2018 – Sunday 25th November 2018
National HIV Testing Week promotes HIV testing to the most affected population groups in England, men who have sex with men and black African men and women. These groups make up seven out of 10 people in the UK living with HIV.
It raises awareness of the importance of HIV testing, as well as increasing opportunities to test – be it in clinical settings, in primary care, through community-based rapid testing or via postal testing. The ultimate goal is to increase regular HIV testing in the most affected groups. For more information on when to test, please click here.
World AIDS Day
Saturday 1st December 2018
December 1 every year the World AIDS Day is held in respect to the many victims of AIDS. It likewise centres around issues encompassing HIV and AIDS awareness. You can demonstrate your help for individuals living with HIV on World AIDS Day by wearing a red ribbon, the universal image of HIV mindfulness and support. Red ribbons are available from Kernow Positive Support for a small donation.
International Volunteer Day
Wednesday 5th December 2018
International Volunteer Day is an observance day to celebrate the power and potential of volunteerism. Kernow Positive Support values the contribution our volunteers make to our Charity. They volunteer their time and skills to help improve the lives of others.
Saturday 24th August 2018
Cornwall Pride is again returning to Newquay in 2019. This one day Pride event celebrates equality and diversity across the entire LGBTQ+ community.
To buy find out more and buy tickets for this exciting event, please click here.