What is MOVEMBER?
Movember is a public awareness campaign encouraging men to grow their mustaches in the month of November, to help raise awareness of important men’s health issues. Participants have the chance to register their mustache and raise money for research and education into men’s health issues such as prostate cancer and more.
- The first “Movember” began in Australia 2003
- Officially organized in 2004
- Became an official charity 2006
- Began its global campaign 2007
- Helped raise $559 million to date
Why is it Important?
Movember aims to change the face of men’s health by putting a fun twist on a serious issue. Using the mustache as a catalyst, organizers seek to bring about change and give men the opportunity and confidence to talk about their health more openly, and take action.
Many Movember campaigns revolve around early detection of prostate cancer, using the PSA test and other tools. It’s key to remember, though, that a healthy diet and lifestyle are equally important in the prevention of prostate cancer and other men’s health issues – not just in November, but all year long…
Learn More About Movember Below
Find out more information at Movember.com