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Health Ambassador Network

The Health Ambassador Network is a community of volunteers who live healthy lifestyles and inspire others to do the same. The aim is to grow a social movement for healthy living within Singapore.

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Who We Are  

Officially launched in October 2011, the Health Ambassador Network is a community of volunteers who live healthy lifestyles and inspire others to do the same. The aim is to grow a social move ment for healthy living within Singapore.

Stay Healthy, Inspiring Others  
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Are you comfortable talking to strangers, or do you prefer helping others behind the scenes?

Whatever your style, there's a role for you in promoting health with HPB.

Stage 1  

What is a Health Advocate?

As a Health Advocate, you will:

  • Reach out to your social networks to mentor and inspire others to lead a healthy lifestyle
  • Receive regular updates on the latest health news, and policies invitations to community activities

How to become a Health Advocate?


Attend a Health Advocacy Workshop, which will equip you with:

  • Simple health advocacy skills
  • Tips on weight management

Advocates who demonstrate a strong passion to do more, will be shortlisted to become Health Ambassadors.

Stage 2  

What can a Health Ambassador do?

  • Support HPB and its partners at community events, raise awareness of a variety of health issues and persuade members of the public to join health programmes
  • Lead interest groups in your local community

Health Ambassadors' roles include:


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I Quit Health Ambassadors

Tapping on similar experiences, I Quit Health Ambassadors act as mentors at the I Quit roadshows, encouraging quit attempts among smokers and provide information on a smoke-free living.

Tele-Care Health Ambassadors  

Tele-Care Health Ambassadors

Through telephone counselling, Tele-Care Ambassadors encourage individuals with abnormal screening results to go for medical follow-up.

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Interest Group Leaders

These individuals passionately organise and lead small health interest groups, enriching the number of health promoting options within their communities. They may do so with the support of the Health Ambassador Grant . Learn more about them or join an activity here.

Health Ambassadors in the news  
08/01/2015

Taking the neighbourhood's health as her responsibility

As a health-conscious person, Sharon Ng constantly encourages her neighbours to pay attention to their health. She introduced dancing and Rummy-O activity to her neighbourhood. Under her influence, her husband successfully quit smoking and has become a Health Ambassador. (Lianhe Zaobao, Page 1)


06/01/2015

Whipping up healthier Malay food

When cooking instructor Normalis Selamat read reports of high obesity rates in the Malay community two years ago, she decided to step up efforts to cook healthily for her family.
Read more


02/01/2015

Showing concern for the health of others

Nadimpalli A.V. Prasad signed up as a Health Ambassador in 2013. To date, he actively contributes to HPB’s smoking cessation outreach efforts, via the I Quit programme. (Tamil Murasu, Page 2)


26/12/2014

Hello, have you seen the doctor for a follow-up?

About 70 per cent of the people diagnosed with abnormal results at seven islandwide screening centres have gone for follow-up checks. This was up from only 15 per cent of those who needed follow-up checks in 2012, when the ambassadors were introduced.
Read more


16/08/2012

The full-time volunteer

It was 10 years ago when he realised that he wanted to contribute to society, and decided on the path to volunteering. Since then, Mos Zay has never looked back and today, he volunteers approximately 10 hours a week.
Read more


Testimonials  

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Do you lead a healthy lifestyle and want to help others to do the same?

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Start your journey by becoming a Health Advocate!

You'll learn more about weight management, and how to share health messages effectively with your friends

Schedule

Health Advocacy Workshop

Light refreshments will be provided
at the end of the workshop.

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15 Jul, Sat9.30am-12.30pmHealth Promotion Board
13 Jan 2018, Sat9.30am-12.30pmHealth Promotion Board
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If you are unable to attend any of the workshops stated above, please email your name and contact number to HPB_HAN@hpb.gov.sg to receive news on upcoming workshops.

Questions?  

Email us at hpb_han@hpb.gov.sg or call HealthLine at 1800 223 1313

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