4 reasons to focus on men’s health in South Africa

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1) The average life expectancy for South African men is almost four years less than for women.

2) 1 in 6 South African men will be diagnosed with cancer during their lives.

3) Men are five times more likely to commit suicide than women, but are half as likely to seek help for their depression.

4) About 40% of men in South Africa were reported as being overweight or obese in 2013.

The Movember Foundation has published tips and guidelines to help men look after their health and identify danger signs. Please share them and make a donation so that we can work together to keep our men healthy.