Int’l Day of Action for Women’s Health in Marbella

To commemorate the International Day of Action for Women’s Health on May 28, the Delegation for Equality (Delegacion de Igualdad) Marbella Town Hall, in collaboration with the Lions Club Marbella, the Association for the Advancement of Women with Disabilities, LUNA Local Independent Agency for Development and ASPANDEM Marbella, has organized a full program of activities to be held throughout the month of May.

Under the Government promotional banner, this has also been included on the agenda of events Year 2010 Social Marbella (Marbella 2010 Ano Social) that promotes and disseminates all activities social themes of the town. All the listed programmes are open to general public and can be attended at different locations in between Tuesday, May 18, 2010 and Thursday, May 27, 2010.

At six different locations, in the given dates of the event, you can collect informative materials like books and brochures on women’s health. Check out the following places on the particular dates for details or contact further at, or call 952 92 41 20 (Fax. 952 86 25 71).

May 18, 2010 — Place: Avenida Las Albarizas, n º 12, Marbella

May 19, 2010 — Avenida Principe de Asturias, s / n, San Pedro de Alcantara

May 20, 2010 — Plaza de Leganitos, 5, Marbella

May 25, 2010 — Celebration Location: c / Pinsapo, s / n, Las Chapas

May 26, 2010 — Avenida Gustavo Adolfo Becquer, Nueva Andalucía

May 27, 2010 — Hospital Costa del Sol Carretera Nacional 340, Km 187, Marbella

International Day of Action for Women’s Health

Observed since 1987, this is a worldwide initiative to spread awareness about the women’s unique and most important health needs, thereby making national governments to improve female healthcare. On this day, women’s are recognised and praised for their contribution to society and hence the significance to empowering women and championing their rights.

As reported by Amnesty International, more than half a million women die each year from various complications related to pregnancy and childbirth – one every minute – and it’s a mission to ask governments to address issues like maternal mortality and the overall reproductive health rights along with social and economic barriers such as the cost of medical treatment and access to health facilities.

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