Philips Norelco partners with Movember to urge men to tackle health issues that are right under their noses
According to research from Movember, men die an average of six years earlier than women in the
"Men's health issues such as prostate and testicular cancer, as well as suicide, have immense personal and public health impacts," said Dr.
With a shared vision to create a widespread and long-lasting impact, Philips Norelco and Movember are motivating men to stay healthy in all areas of life by tackling the health issues that are right under their noses – emphasizing social connection, having an open dialogue about physical and mental health, and normalizing mental health support.
To do so, Philips Norelco is committing a donation up to
"Philips Norelco aspires for men to look and feel their best which means more than just grooming," said Brett Bardsley, Philips Norelco Marketing Director. "The brand's mission to improve the lives of men through purpose-oriented product development and meaningful innovation aligns perfectly with Movember's mission to change the face of men's health and empower men to live happier, healthier and longer lives."
Since 2003, Movember has funded more than 1,250 men's health projects around the world, shaking up men's health research and transforming the way health services reach and support men.
"We are committed to helping men live longer lives and reducing the number of men dying prematurely by 25 percent by the year 2030," said
For more details on the Philips Norelco and Movember partnership or to learn more about how, together, we can change the face of men's health, visit Philips.com/Movember. Check out @PhilipsNorelco on Twitter and Instagram and tag #Movember #PhilipsNorelco #PhilipsOneBlade and #Multigroom5000.
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Movember is the leading charity changing the face of men's health on a global scale, focusing on mental health and suicide prevention, prostate cancer and testicular cancer. The charity raises funds to deliver innovative, breakthrough research and support programs that enable men to live happier, healthier and longer lives.
Committed to disrupting the status quo, millions have joined the movement, helping fund over 1,250 projects around the world. In addition to tackling key health issues faced by men, Movember is working to encourage men to stay healthy in all areas of their life, with a focus on men staying socially connected and becoming more open to discussing their health and significant moments in their lives. The charity's vision is to have an everlasting impact on the face of men's health. To donate or learn more, please visit movember.com.
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