Rover Public Health Award

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The Public Health Award is one of the Rover Proficiency Awards that a Rover can earn. The requirements are as follows:

  1. Demonstrate a knowledge of the causes, prevention, symptoms and treatment of HIV/AIDS and one other disease chosen from: Cancer; Tuberculosis; Diabetes; Malaria; Cholera.
  2. From the two options selected above, run an awareness campaign in your community, e.g. schools, community centres, shopping centres. This campaign should be agreed upon in consultation with the RS or Crew Council.
  3. Volunteer for 40 hours at a hospital/clinic/treatment centre where patients for one or more of these conditions are treated/cared for. This should be completed over a four month period.