There is currently a measles outbreak in my region, there have been about 9 cases diagnosed so far and the DHB is expecting there to be more cases. Who knew anyone still got measles? It shows that even in the developed world we are at risk of these preventable diseases and it so important to… Read More Immunisation Week and World Malaria Day
I know a lot of people find all the bureaucratic rules and health & safety at work a little over the top or annoying, nobody wants to fill in a form every time they get a paper cut, but they are important. If we all spent a little bit of time in a country where… Read More World Day for Safety and Health at Work
April 23rd what a great day! I spent it celebrating world book day in the only way you should: reading! I finished the book I had been reading and then spent the rest of the day in bed until I had finished another. World Book Day has been my favourite to celebrate so far because… Read More World Book and English Language Days
Everyone seems to be celebrating this Day, Facebook and Google have definitely jumped on the bandwagon. Hopefully that means that lots of people are actually committed to making positive changes to help the environment this International Mother Earth Day. It is also a good time to put pressure on governments to live up to the… Read More International Mother Earth Day
On International Women’s Day I posted about how Helen Clark is one of the really inspiring females that makes me proud to share that extra X chromosome. Good news! Helen Clark is now running for Secretary-General of the UN! I cannot think of a better person for the job, she was an excellent leader of… Read More #TBT International Women’s Day
On this day in 1961 Yuri Gagarin was the first man in space. That is a pretty cool achievement but he also must have been a little crazy to want be the first guy to do that. The International Day of Human Space Flight celebrates Yuri Gagarin’s successful voyage and the beginning of space exploration. It… Read More International Day of Human Space Flight
I haven’t posted in a while so a more accurate title for this blog would now be 11 months of UN days rather than a year. I decided to take a social media break over Easter and it has been difficult to get back into it, But never fear I am back! I have missed posts… Read More Guess Who’s Back?