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World Continence Week - Past events

World Continence Week 2016

The theme was Improve your bottom line, encouraging people to adopt healthy bladder and bowel habits to prevent and improve incontinence. World Continence Week was launched at a breakfast in Melbourne on Friday, June 17, showcasing the Continence Foundation's 2016 project, Finding the answers: improving access to continence information

World Continence Week 2015

The 2015 theme wasTell someone who cares, encouraging people affected by incontinence or those caring for someone with incontinence to seek help by phoning the National Continence Helpline (1800 33 00 66). The theme supported the year’s special Carers project, Carers count: support for continence management, which was launched during World Continence Week on June 22-28.

World Continence Week 2014

The 2014 theme was Managing the mother load, focusing on pelvic floor health in pre and postnatal women. The theme supported the Foundation’s Pelvic floor awareness in pregnancy, childbirth and beyond project and associated educational resources for health professionals and consumers, including a smart phone app.

WCW 2014 poster


World Continence Week 2013

In 2013, the theme was Talk about incontinence. The slogan is A problem in anyone’s language.

The special project on the theme was Incontinence Outreach in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Communities. During the week there was a terrific response to the new language resources that are now available at www.continence.org.au/other-languages

World Continence Week 2012

In 2012 the theme was Improve your bottom line promoting healthy bladder and bowel habits.

WCW 2012 Bottom poster

Download the World Continence Week 2012 poster here