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January Health Observances

Posted on 1st January, by James. Comments Off

Alzheimer’s Awareness Month (Canada)
Alzheimer Society Canada

Cervical Health Awareness Month
National Cervical Cancer Coalition (NCCC)

Glaucoma Awareness Month
Glaucoma Research Foundation

National Birth Defects Prevention Month
National Birth Defects Prevention Network

National Blood Donor Month

Thyroid Awareness Month
American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists

January weekly observances

National Folic Acid Awareness Week (January 8–14)
National Council on Folic Acid

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December Health Awareness

Posted on 1st December, by James. Comments Off

Safe Toys and Gifts Month
Prevent Blindness America

Dec 1
World AIDS Day

December 2 – 8
Aplastic Anemia amd MDS Week

December 2 – 8
National Hand Washing
Awareness Week
Henry the Hand Foundation

December 4 – 10
National Influenza Vaccination Week

December 5
International Volunteer Day
United Nations Volunteers

November Health Awareness

Posted on 1st November, by James. Comments Off

Nov 1-30
American Diabetes Month

Diabetic Eye Disease Month

National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

National Stomach Cancer Awareness Month

COPD Awareness Month

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

National Family Caregivers Month

National Hospice Palliative Care Month

Nov 12
World Pneumonia Day

Nov 14
World Diabetes Day

World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Day

Nov 14-18
Get Smart About Antibiotics Week

Nov 15
Great American Smokeout

Nov 17
International Survivors of Suicide Day

Nov 18-24
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Awareness Week

OCTOBER Health Awareness

Posted on 1st October, by James. Comments Off

Talk About Prescriptions Month

Health Literacy Month

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

National Physical Therapy Month

October 1st
Child Health Day

October 1st
International Day of Older Persons

October 7th to 13th
Mental Illness Awareness Week

October 10th
World Mental Health Day

October 15th to 19th
National Health Education Week

October 15th
National Latino AIDS Awareness Day

October 21st to 27th
National Health Education Week

October 21st to 27th
National Consultant & Senior Care Pharmacists Week

October 21st to 27th
Respiratory Care Week

October 23rd to 31st
Red Ribbon Week