• 06 October 2019
    World Cerebral Palsy Day

    Every year, on the 6th of October, World Cerebral Palsy Day is held to raise awareness but also to celebrate the lives and achievements of those with cerebral palsy (CP) and the people and organisations that support them.

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  • 13 September 2019
    World Sepsis Day - Why Every Second Counts

    World Sepsis Day is held every year on 13th September to raise awareness of this fast-acting and deadly disease that affects at least 30 million people worldwide every year, resulting in one death every 3.5 seconds.

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  • 29 July 2019
    Why is it important to be aware of group B Strep?

    July is Group B Strep Awareness Month, so why is it important to be aware of group B Strep? Group B Streptococcus (group B Strep or GBS) is the most common cause of severe infection in newborn babies, and of meningitis in babies under 3 months. Around the world, there are at least 320,000 GBS infections in babies – 90,000 babies die and another 10,000 survive with moderate to severe disability.

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