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The Men's Health Forum: Sick Of Being Unemployed

A new report produced by the Men's Health Forum and The Work Foundation shows the health issues of unemployed men and that support services are failing to address health issues experienced by them.

Guide to engaging men

Big Lottery Fund: Engaging Men In Your Project: A Good Practice Guide

BIG Lottery funds a wide range of programs and projects that are open to all but many of these attract fewer men than women, despite the fact that some of these projects deal with issues that tend to affect men more acutely. These resources offer practical and easy to implement ideas for services to reach out and improve their engagement with men and boys for good causes.

The Young Foundation: 'Who Is Going To Employ Me?'

The Young Foundation: 'Who Is Going To Employ Me?'

The UK Young Foundation has worked with UK charity MIND to develop a resilience intervention program for men aged 45-60 who have been out of work for more than a year. It addresses ways in which some of the common challenges in engaging men were overcome.

Men's Health Forum England and Wales

The Men’s Health Forum is the voice for the health and wellbeing of men and boys in England and Wales. Our goal is the best possible physical and mental health and wellbeing for all men and boys. There is one premature male death every five minutes and far too many men and boys suffer from health problems that could be prevented.

'No One Should Die Penniless and Alone': The Victims of Britain's Harsh Welfare Sanctions

David Clapson, 59, suffering from Diabetes was found dead last year after his benefits were stopped on the grounds that he wasn't taking the search for work seriously. He had an empty stomach, and just £3.44 to his name.

Participant in the Everton in the Community Men's Health Project

Everton Football Club: Men's Health Checks

Over 120,000 men in the UK die prematurely every year. Male life expectancy in Liverpool is the third lowest in England with 46.3% of men in Liverpool classified as overweight.

Men's Health Forum: More Than Four In Ten Of The UK’s Unpaid Carers Are Male

More than four in ten (42%) of the UK’s unpaid carers are male, dispelling the stereotype that caring is a female issue. The new report 'Husband, Partner, Dad, Son, Carer?' was produced by the Men's Health Forum and Carers Trust and is a survey that highlights the needs of male carers.

Men's Health Forum: Men & Cancer - Saving Lives Expert Report

This report is a summary of the presentations and debate at the Men and Cancer Expert Roundtable in January, 2013, King's Fund, London, UK. Men are over 35% more likely to die from cancer than women in the UK. This difference is even more evident when breast cancer and sex-specific cancers such as prostate and ovarian are removed from the analysis – men were then 67% more likely to die from cancer.

Men's Health Forum

Men's Health Forum UK: Best Practice Guide - How Male Health Can Be Enhanced Through Community Pharmacies

This project was funded in 2007 to understand what works and why in encouraging men to make better use of pharmacies and identify potential barriers to better health for men.

 

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