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  1. Engaging men-the first step towards better health outcomes

  2. A reason for change?

  3. ANDRE…

  4. RISK FACTORS Modifiable • Smoking • High blood pressure • Cholesterol • Overweight • Lack of exercise • Diabetes • Immunisation • Alcohol • Stress/depression • Prostate cancer • Bowel cancer • Skin cancer • Testicular cancer • Sexual health Non-Modifiable • Family history • Sex – male • Age

  5. Health Promotion Men’s Health Clinic Men at Work

  6. Men’s health promotion

  7. Coffee and companionship

  8. Men in the Workplace

  9. Barriers Isolation Self employment Importance of work Confidentiality Reduced consultation time Fear of the unexpected Poor communication Preventative practices

  10. Men’s Health Clinic

  11. Male friendly health clinic

  12. “ Men are interested in their own health” • “Men will engage in positive health practices if they are encouraged to do so and are in an environment which supports positive health practices”

  13. SHEILAH . . .

  14. THANK YOU PETER STRANGENURSE PRACTITIONER(MEN’S HEALTH)(03) 5448 1600peterstrange@bchs.com.au