In January 2017, ASTI, in association with Cornmarket and Irish Life, were proud to launch Pink Power and Blue Power, a free health assessment programme for members of the ASTI Salary Protection Scheme. Under this programme, over 5,000 secondary school teachers were invited to attend a comprehensive Breast or Prostate Health Assessment for FREE. The programme took place between January and July 2017 with astounding results.
- Overall takeup was 24%*
- 1,176 in total booked an assessment*
- 834 females booked a breast health assessment*
- 342 males booked a prostate health assessment*
- A huge 90% of women who participatedsaid they were more aware of how to self-examine following the assessment**
A full report on the programme will be available soon.
A big thank you to the service providers and supporters of the programme which was delivered by Full Health Medical, Beaumont Private Clinic and Bon Secours Hospital, Dublin and endorsed by Breast Cancer Ireland.
*Source: Cornmarket, July 2017. **Source: Cornmarket, survey results from Leinster and Munster respondents, June 2017.