Men’s Health Month Gains Virtual Success
Awareness Period Celebrated 26th Anniversary of Men’s Health Week, and was key to helping fight the spread of COVID-19
Style Magazine Newswire | 7/1/2020, 5:12 p.m.
-Vice President Ana Fadich Tomsic spoke with iHeartMedia’s Neil Scott and Dr. Tom Walsh about the importance of regular health check-ups in their Men’s Health Monthly segment. Listen on Soundcloud.
“We are gratified by the growth in Men’s Health Month not only in the U.S., but also across the globe,” said MHN Senior Science Advisor Dr. Salvatore Giorgianni, Jr. “Paying attention to the physical and mental health of boys and men has never been more important, particularly with the challenges faced from COVID-19 directly and as it impacts their ability to get care for chronic diseases. “
Other highlights included:
· Key thought leaders in public health such as Dr. Paul Turek (a leader in men’s reproductive and sexual health care and research), Jed Diamond (menalive.com), and nationally syndicated columnist and radio host Armin Brott (MrDad.com) contributed articles to the award winning Talking About Men’s Health blog, including insights into COVID-19 and the importance of continuing to raise awareness to improve men’s health.
Men’s Health Month is built around four pillars: Awareness, Prevention, Education, Family, and has encouraged the development of thousands of health awareness activities during the month of June and throughout the year, both in the USA and around the globe. Private companies, hospital systems, clinics, the faith-based community, fraternal organizations, the public sector, and others use the month of June to highlight their services and reach out to men and their families.
Men’s Health Month and Men’s Health Week are sponsored by Men’s Health Network (MHN), which maintains a list of experts and spokespersons on all areas of male health and wellness, including fatherhood issues. MHN also maintains the www.TesticularCancerAwarenessMonth.com (April) and the www.ProstateCancerAwarenessMonth.com (September) websites.
Men's Health Network (MHN) is an international non-profit organization whose mission is to reach men, boys, and their families where they live, work, play, and pray with health awareness messages and tools, screening programs, educational materials, advocacy opportunities, and patient navigation. Learn more about MHN at www.MensHealthNetwork.org and follow them on Twitter @MensHlthNetwork and Facebook at www.facebook.com/menshealthnetwork For more information on MHN's ongoing Dialogue on Men's Health series, visit www.DialogueOnMensHealth.com