International Brain Day🧠

Category: Health
International Brain Day around the world in 2023
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About International Brain Day

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Dates of International Brain Day
2024 InternationalJul 22
International Mon, Jul 22Observances Holiday
2023 InternationalJul 22
International Sat, Jul 22Observances Holiday
2022 InternationalJul 22
International Fri, Jul 22Observances Holiday
2021 InternationalJul 22
International Thu, Jul 22Observances Holiday
2020 InternationalJul 22
International Wed, Jul 22Observances Holiday
Summary
This holiday is designed to increase awareness of brain health issues for people everywhere.

The World Federation of Neurology was formed in Brussels on July 22nd 1957

The Public Awareness and Advocacy Committee, at the WCN Council of Delegates assembly on 22 September 2013, proposed that July 22nd be celebrated as World Brain Day. The proposal received a warm welcome and was first observed in 2014.

The brain is the most amazing and complex organ in the human body. It consists of millions and millions of electrical wires which are known as axons.

This distance is the equivalent of travelling around the earth four times in a row! It is thought that there are about eighty billion neurons within the human brain. There are about ten trillion connections between these neurons which help us to read, write, watch, learn, plan, think, feel, move and solve problems on a daily basis. 

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