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Overview This chapter begins by providing a brief overview of masculinity and manhood and of cultural expectations of males. This includes the need to appear masculine and how societal expectations influence this and in turn how this may influence the design of health messag...
http://mengage.org.au/Work-Effectively/Communication-With-Men/Practitioner-
Guide-Effective-Mens-Health-Messaging
7/16/2014 10:57:33 AM
Summary Practitioners will come into contact with males at every life stage and key transition point. The main messages from this guide emphasise:   Any attention on the individual should not be at the expense of considering the social structures that make problem-focuse...
http://mengage.org.au/Work-Effectively/Men-s-Mental-Health/Practitioner-Gui
de-Men-And-Mental-Health
7/16/2014 1:18:49 PM
Overview The term 'father' in this guide reflects the different ideas, responsibilities, duties, and activities that men play today in family life. In contemporary society, a father can be both biological and social and described as the significant male role model in a child...
http://mengage.org.au/Work-Effectively/Father-Inclusive-Practice/Practition
er-Guide-Men-Roles-Fathers
7/16/2014 12:20:46 PM
Introduction This document offers discussion and analysis that indicates present access to health services by males is less than optimal, and there are indeed opportunities to improve access and ultimately male health. Overview The health of males in Australia lags behind ...
http://mengage.org.au/Work-Effectively/Accessible-Health-Care/Practitioners
-Guide-Accessible-Health-Care-Men
7/16/2014 9:51:02 AM
  The healthiest Australian employees are almost three times more productive than their unhealthy colleagues..."   These resource kits offer a set of practical guides and resources towards improving levels of active and incidental physical activity in the workplace. ...
http://mengage.org.au/Social-Factors/Employment-Work/Resource-Kits-For-Work
place-Physical-Activity
8/9/2012 2:55:30 PM
Men's Health Week (MHW) is an annual international campaign celebrated in June each year. Local communities in Australia are encouraged to run events that are relevant for men and boys in their local areas. Different communities tackle different men's health needs so the be...
http://mengage.org.au/Communities/Campaigns/MHIRC-Mens-Health-Week-Australi
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3/24/2015 9:26:56 AM
Creating healthy environments for Aborioginal and Torres Strait Islander men can also mean providing information and education. When continence problems occur, they can be a source of significiant shame, stress and social isolation for affected men and their families. These ...
http://mengage.org.au/Conditions/Continence/Continence-Resources-For-Aborig
inal-Men
10/4/2012 11:50:48 AM
Addressing the issue of suicide is a complex and detailed challenge.  This research project investigated the factors and backgrounds behind a group of male suicides on the Central Coast of New South Wales up to 2010. It revealed that the individuals' decisions to end their ...
http://mengage.org.au/Behaviours/Suicide/The-Social-Determinants-Of-Male-Su
icide
7/18/2012 4:38:40 PM
Introduction This is a great program and deserves to be copied throughout the country One of its good aspects is that, in the light of the appeal for "Male-friendly" health services by the National Male Health Policy it recommends not just more action from the fathers but...
http://mengage.org.au/Work-Effectively/Father-Inclusive-Practice/Relationsh
ips-Australia-Dads-In-Play
10/27/2015 9:04:38 AM
Introduction There is strong evidence to support that men's self-identity often comes from paid employment. If men feel valued at work and the work they do is fulfilling or if they are forced to retire early, retirement may be detrimental to their health. When men leave the ...
http://mengage.org.au/Life-Stages/Retirement/Health-After-The-Workplace 10/6/2015 10:12:26 AM
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