With a donation of as much as $550,000, Philips Norelco will assist Movember develop progressive analysis and year-round assist packages to empower males to dwell more healthy, happier and longer lives
STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Rooted in its goal to enhance folks’s well being and well-being by means of significant innovation, Philips – a worldwide chief in well being expertise – is partnering with Movember, the main charity altering the face of males’s well being. This November, Philips Norelco is elevating its voice by asking males to place their razors down and let their “Mos” develop.
In line with analysis from Movember, males die a median of six years sooner than girls within the U.S. Because of this, each November, Movember encourages males around the globe to come back collectively to develop moustaches, elevate funds and unfold consciousness for males’s well being points.
“Males’s well being points akin to prostate and testicular most cancers, in addition to suicide, have immense private and public well being impacts,” mentioned Dr. Jake Taylor, MD MPH, Chief Resident in Urology at New York College Langone Well being and Philips Norelco companion. “That is why it is so vital that males educate themselves on warning indicators and proceed to have interaction in open and sincere conversations relating to their well being. This ought to be a precedence, slightly than an afterthought.”
With a shared imaginative and prescient to create a widespread and long-lasting impression, Philips Norelco and Movember are motivating males to remain wholesome in all areas of life by tackling the well being points which can be proper below their noses – emphasizing social connection, having an open dialogue about bodily and psychological well being, and normalizing psychological well being assist.
To take action, Philips Norelco is committing a donation as much as $550,000, which incorporates greater than 850 Philips Norelco shavers and funds to assist Movember develop progressive males’s well being analysis and supply year-round assist packages for males.
“Philips Norelco aspires for males to feel and appear their finest which implies extra than simply grooming,” mentioned Brett Bardsley, Philips Norelco Advertising and marketing Director. “The model’s mission to enhance the lives of males by means of purpose-oriented product growth and significant innovation aligns completely with Movember’s mission to alter the face of males’s well being and empower males to dwell happier, more healthy and longer lives.”
Since 2003, Movember has funded greater than 1,250 males’s well being initiatives around the globe, shaking up males’s well being analysis and reworking the way in which well being companies attain and assist males.
“We’re dedicated to serving to males dwell longer lives and lowering the variety of males dying prematurely by 25 p.c by the 12 months 2030,” mentioned Mark Hedstrom, US Govt Director of Movember. “Companions like Philips Norelco are important in not solely funding, but in addition elevating visibility for our frequent trigger amongst their shoppers on-line and within the retail aisle.”
For extra particulars on the Philips Norelco and Movember partnership or to be taught extra about how, collectively, we are able to change the face of males’s well being, go to Philips.com/Movember. Try @PhilipsNorelco on Twitter and Instagram and tag #Movember #PhilipsNorelco #PhilipsOneBlade and #Multigroom5000.
You may as well take part in shaving down on November 1 with Philips Norelco OneBlade, earlier than letting your Mo develop all month lengthy. To maintain Mos groomed all through the month, Philips Norelco suggests utilizing Philips Norelco Multigroom 5000.
About Royal Philips
Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) is a number one well being expertise firm targeted on enhancing folks’s well being and well-being and enabling higher outcomes throughout the well being continuum – from wholesome dwelling and prevention, to analysis, remedy and residential care. Philips leverages superior expertise and deep scientific and shopper insights to ship built-in options. Headquartered in the Netherlands, the corporate is a pacesetter in diagnostic imaging, image-guided remedy, affected person monitoring and well being informatics, in addition to in shopper well being and residential care. Philips generated 2020 gross sales of EUR 17.3 billion and employs roughly 78,000 workers with gross sales and companies in additional than 100 nations. Information about Philips may be discovered at www.philips.com/newscenter.
Movember is the main charity altering the face of males’s well being on a worldwide scale, specializing in psychological well being and suicide prevention, prostate most cancers and testicular most cancers. The charity raises funds to ship progressive, breakthrough analysis and assist packages that allow males to dwell happier, more healthy and longer lives.
Dedicated to disrupting the established order, tens of millions have joined the motion, serving to fund over 1,250 initiatives around the globe. Along with tackling key well being points confronted by males, Movember is working to encourage males to remain wholesome in all areas of their life, with a deal with males staying socially linked and turning into extra open to discussing their well being and vital moments of their lives. The charity’s imaginative and prescient is to have an eternal impression on the face of males’s well being. To donate or be taught extra, please go to movember.com.
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