Foundation 49: Men’s Health is a direct response to this health crisis affecting 49% of the population and is dedicated to improving the health status of men across each decade of life.
Foundation 49: Men’s Health, an initiative of Cabrini, is designed to improve the health of Australian men by raising awareness of health issues and encouraging men to have regular checks. We achieve this through the distribution of information, as well as supporting local communities and health professionals.
Men’s Health Information
Foundation 49 provides a website about men's health and wellbeing. The website contains fact sheets about staying healthy and well, an online interactive health assessment and comprehensive, evidence based men's health information
Men’s Health Magazine - “A whole new ball game”
It is available in e-copy and hard copy. Subscribe and we will email or post the magazine to you. You can order additional copies of the magazine for special events, waiting rooms, local clubs etc., please just let us know how many copies you need. Contact us 03 9508 5363 or email@example.com
Foundation 49: Men’s Health can deliver a one-hour health information session in your workplace, designed for men using everyday language, covering topics such as prostate health, cancer screening, and healthy lifestyle choices
Health information fact sheets
Foundation 49 has a men's health fact sheet for each decade of life from the 20's to the 70's and beyond. The fact sheet has information about how men in each decade can stay healthy and well, and the health issues to discuss during a check up with your GP. The fact sheets have also been translated into the following languages: Arabic, Chinese, Dari, Greek, Italian, Polish, Somali and Vietnamese. They can be found on the Foundation 49 website.
On the spot health checks
Foundation 49 delivers on-the-spot health checks to men in the community. The tests provided are BMI, blood pressure, blood cholesterol and blood glucose. Each man is given an on the spot health report to follow up with his GP and all men with high readings are encouraged to follow up immediately. The health checks can be delivered in workplaces, at field days, expos and festivals etc.