Upcoming Health Observances

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

Urology Awareness Month

Urology Awareness Month

Organised by The Urology Foundation, this month aims to raise awareness of urological disease as well as raise money to can fund vital research and training into these diseases.

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World Suicide Prevention Day

World Suicide Prevention Day

Working Together to Prevent Suicide.

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National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day

National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day

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International Eat An Apple Day

International Eat An Apple Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of International Eat An Apple Day

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World’s Alzheimer’s Day

World’s Alzheimer’s Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of World’s Alzheimer’s Day

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National Family Health and Fitness Day USA

National Family Health and Fitness Day USA

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Family Health and Fitness Day USA

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National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

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World Rabies Day

World Rabies Day

Rabies is a vaccine-preventable viral disease which occurs in more than 150 countries and territories.

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National Women’s Health & Fitness Day

National Women’s Health & Fitness Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Women’s Health & Fitness Day

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National Dental Hygiene Month

National Dental Hygiene Month

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

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National Child Health Day

National Child Health Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Child Health Day

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National Plus Size Appreciation Day

National Plus Size Appreciation Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Plus Size Appreciation Day

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World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day

The World Health Organisation recognises World Mental Health Day on October 10th every year.

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National Mammography Day

National Mammography Day

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

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World Diabetes Day 

World Diabetes Day 

Current projections show 700 million adults will be living with diabetes by 2045.

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International Mens Day

International Mens Day

Objectives of International Men's Day include a focus on mens and boys health, improving gender relations, promoting gender equality, and highlighting positive male role models.

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World Toilet Day

World Toilet Day

On World Toilet, play your part in ensuring no one is left behind without sanitation.

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Flossing Day

Flossing Day

Flossing is an important part of dental hygiene, so use this day to clear out any lingering bits from your Thanksgiving meal.

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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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Veganuary

Veganuary

Find out the dates and background to Veganuary

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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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 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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World Bipolar Day

World Bipolar Day

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

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World Health Day

World Health Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of World Health Day  [WHO] 

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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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National Healthcare Decisions Day

National Healthcare Decisions Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Healthcare Decisions 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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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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