Since 2003, The Movember Foundation has been promoting men’s health. Thanks to a global effort, the funds raised each year have an enormous impact on spreading awareness and funding medical research for the foundation’s three main causes: prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and men’s health and suicide prevention.
Learn more about how to get involved with Movember this year!
It’s that time of year again, when men around the world put their razors down for a good cause. Best Doctors looks at how the Movember initiative is promoting men’s health issues and making a difference.
The month of Movember is now coming to an end, but this blog does not want to say goodbye without focussing on one aspect of our health which, although it may not be as grave as cancer, does affect millions of people all over the world.
It is not for nothing that the Movember platform, as part of its commitment to raise awareness about everyone’s health, advises all men to “stay mentally well”. Having good mental health and a positive attitude can play a key role in fighting any disease.
Gender and mental health
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), gender is a factor that has a decisive influence on mental health and on the development of different diseases. The type of mental health problem we may run the risk of having will depend on whether we are male or female.
The problem is that, to date, Read more