Awareness ribbons green, ready to wear – heat cut and slit into strips of 130 mm x 10 mm wide, folded and pinned with a small brass pin. Ribbons are ready to wear. Sold in packs of 100 units.
The green awareness ribbon is used for the following medical and mental awareness making*:
HEALTH CARE WORKER APPRECIATION DAY
- Mitochondrial Disease
Mitochondrial disease (mito) is a debilitating genetic disorder that robs the body’s cells of energy, causing multiple organ dysfunction or failure and potentially death. There are many forms of mitochondrial disease; it is highly complex and can affect anyone of any age. Mitochondrial disease can cause any symptom in any organ at any age. There are currently no cures and few effective treatments.
- Cerebral Palsy
- Nervous system issues: Cerebral Palsy, Neurofibromatosis, Neural Tube Defects, Spinal Cord Injury and research, Tourette’s Syndrome, Traumatic Brain Injury,
Eye issues: Eye Injury Prevention, Glaucoma.
- Mental Health
In the 1800s, green was the colour used to label people who were considered insane.
Mental health/illness: Bipolar Disorder/Manic Depression, Depression, Childhood Depression.
Mental illnesses are more common than cancer, diabetes, or heart disease. Evidence from WHO suggests that nearly half of the world’s population are affected by mental illness with an impact on their self-esteem, relationships and ability to function in everyday life. An individual’s emotional health can impact their physical health. Poor mental health can lead to problems such as substance abuse.
- Kidney Disease
People who have kidney disease, are on dialysis, have received a kidney transplant, or who are living kidney donors wear the Green Ribbon to help raise awareness about the condition. March is kidney awareness month and those who are affected by the condition or would like to support the cause and raise awareness, are encouraged to wear the ribbon all month long.) Kidney and Adrenal issues: Kidney disease, Kidney Cancer, Renal Cell Carcinoma, Adrenal Cancer, Nephrotic Syndrome, Fanconi’s Syndrome.
- Health and Safety Issues
Bone Marrow Donation, Kidney Donation, Living Organ Donation, Organ Donation, Organ Transplant, Stem Cell donor and Research, Tissue Donation, Bronchiolitis Obliterans (common after lung transplants)
Congenital disorders: Dwarfism, Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva, Mitochondrial Disease, Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis, Pruned belly Syndrome, Von Hippel Lindau Gastroparesis.
Safe driving & pedestrian safety.
The month of OCTOBER is dedicated to general Mental awareness health or the green ribbon.
All prices exclude delivery charges (added at checkout).
*Data from From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Local Courier (Gauteng region) with a max of 3kg’s
National Courier (Rest of SA) with a max of 2kg’s
or collect your purchases from our Pretoria east (Moreletapark) showroom.