There is a Day for That! provides you with a list of observances and national days related to Health.

We all need reminders from time to time to look after ourselves a bit more, and these observances focus on just that.

National Meth Awareness Day

National Meth Awareness Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Meth Awareness Day

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World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day

World Aids Day is observed to let everyone know about the harms caused by AIDS and how to prevent the spread of the disease.

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Food Service Safety Month

Food Service Safety Month

You can't judge a book by its cover, but it's important that you can judge food by its label.

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International Universal Health Coverage Day

International Universal Health Coverage Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of International Universal Health Coverage Day

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Dry January

Dry January

In January we are encouraged to give up alcohol and go vegan. Both probably sponsored by the February Marketing Board.

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Alzheimer's Awareness Month

Alzheimer's Awareness Month

This Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, let’s end stigma and make Canada a safer place for people living with dementia.

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Veganuary

Veganuary

Find out the dates and background to Veganuary

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Festival of Sleep

Festival of Sleep

A day to highlight the importance of a good night's sleep to our health and well being.

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National Preschool Fitness Day

National Preschool Fitness Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Preschool Fitness Day.

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National Children's Dental Health Month

National Children's Dental Health Month

Highlights the importance of promoting a healthy dental lifestyle at an early age.

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American Heart Month

American Heart Month

Find out the dates and background to American Heart Month

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Wear Red Day

Wear Red Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Wear Red Day.

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International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation 

International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation 

Find out the dates, history and traditions of International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation 

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International Epilepsy Day

International Epilepsy Day

Over 65 million people around the world live with epilepsy.

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Self-injury Awareness Day

Self-injury Awareness Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Self-injury Awareness Day

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National Nutrition Month

National Nutrition Month

National Nutrition Month takes place in March each year to highlight the importance of healthy eating.

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World Hearing Day

World Hearing Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of World Hearing Day.

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National Day of Unplugging

National Day of Unplugging

Being on our electronic devices too much can be bad for our health. This day is to encourage to take some digital downtime.

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National Multiple Personality Day

National Multiple Personality Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Multiple Personality Day

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No Smoking Day

No Smoking Day

This health awareness day in the UK has been observed since 1984 and takes place on the second Wednesday in March.

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National Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day

National Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day

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National Close the Gap Day

National Close the Gap Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Close the Gap Day.

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World Sleep Day

World Sleep Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of World Sleep Day.

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World Bipolar Day

World Bipolar Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of World Bipolar Day

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National Kick Butts Day

National Kick Butts Day

Kick Butts Day involves more than 1,000 events in schools and communities across the United States and even around the world.

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Stress Awareness Month

Stress Awareness Month

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Stress Awareness Month.

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National Walking Day

National Walking Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Walking Day

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World Health Day

World Health Day

This day marks the anniversary of the founding of the World Health Organisation in 1948.

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World Parkinson's Day

World Parkinson's Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of World Parkinson's Day.

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National Healthcare Decisions Day

National Healthcare Decisions Day

National Healthcare Decisions Day exists to inspire, educate and empower the public and providers about the importance of advance care planning..

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National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.

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World Malaria Day

World Malaria Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of World Malaria Day

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National Drug Take Back Day

National Drug Take Back Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Drug Take Back Day

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World Day for Safety and Health at Work

World Day for Safety and Health at Work

Almost 3 million workers die each year from occupational accidents and work related diseases.

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National Workplace Wellbeing Day

National Workplace Wellbeing Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Workplace Wellbeing Day.

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National Melanoma Monday

National Melanoma Monday

Melanoma Monday encourages early detection through screening. It is observed in May, which is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month.

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World Asthma Day

World Asthma Day

Organized by the Global Initiative for Asthma to improve asthma awareness and care around the world.

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World Lupus Day

World Lupus Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of World Lupus Day.

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Eat What You Want Day

Eat What You Want Day

Today is the perfect excuse to eat whatever you want. If anyone questions you, just tell them that you’re celebrating a national holiday!

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National Women’s Checkup Day

National Women’s Checkup Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Women’s Checkup Day

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National Day for Helping the Disabled

National Day for Helping the Disabled

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Day for Helping the Disabled

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National Smile Month

National Smile Month

National Smile Month is a charity campaign all about championing the benefits of having good oral health and promoting the value of a healthy smile.

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