UN / WHO Health Days

UN / WHO Health Days

 

Health Day Name Start Date End Date
1 Anti- Leprosy Day 31 January 31 January
2 World Cancer Day 04 February 04 February
3 International Epilepsy Day 11 February 11 February
4 International Childhood Cancer Day 15 February 15 February
5 Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month 01 March 01 March
6 World Hearing Day 03 March 03 March
7 World Kidney Day 12 March 14 March
8 World Oral Health Day 20 March 20 March
9 World Down Syndrome Day 21 March 21 March
10 World Tuberculosis (TB) Day 24 March 24 March
11 World Autism Awareness Day 02 April 02 April
12 World Health Day 07 April 07 April
13 World Haemophilia Day 17 April 17 April
14 World Liver Day 19 April 19 April
15 World Earth Day 22 April 22 April
16 World Immunization Week 24 April 30 April
17 World Malaria Day 25 April 25 April
18 World Asthma Day 05 May 05 May
19 World Thalassemia Day 08 May 08 May
20 National Dengue Day 16 May 16 May
21 World Hypertension Day 17 May 17 May
22 World MS Day 30 May 30 May
23 World No Tobacco Day 31 May 31 May
24 World Brain Tumor Day 8 June 8 June
25 World Blood Donor Day 14 June 14 June
26 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 15 June 15 June
27 World Sickle Cell Day 19 June 19 June
28 World PTSD Awareness Day 27 June 27 June
29 International Day / Week against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking 01 July 07 July
30 World Hepatitis Day 28 July 28 July
31 World Breastfeeding Week 01 August 07  August
32 National Eye donation fortnight 25 August 8 September
33 Spinal Cord injury Day 5 September 5 September
34 Word Suicide Prevention Day 10 September 10 September
35 World First Aid Day 14 September 14 September
36 World Marrow Donor Day 16 September 16 September
37 World Alzheimer’s Day 21 September 21 September
38 World Rabies Day 28 September 28 September
39 World Heart Day 29 September 29 September
40 Breast Cancer Awareness Month 01 October 31 October
41 International Day of Older Persons 01 October 01 October
42 World Sight Day 10 October 10 October
43 World Mental Health Day 10 October 10 October
44 World Obesity Day 11 October 11 October
45 International Day of the  Girl Child 11 October 11 October
46 World Arthritis Day 12 October 12 October
47 Global Handwashing Day 15 October 15 October
48 International Infection Prevention Week 16 October 16 October
49 World Trauma Day 17 October 17 October
50 World Osteoporosis Day 20 October 20 October
51 World Iodine Deficiency Disorder Day 21 October 21 October
52 World Polio Day 24 October 24 October
53 World Stroke Day 29 October 29 October
54 Lung Cancer Awareness Month 01 November 30 November
55 World Pneumonia Day 12 November 12 November
56 World Antibiotic Awareness Week 13 November 19 November
57 World Diabetes Day 14 November 14 November
58 World Children Day / Week 14 /19 November 14 / 19 November
59 World Prematurity Day 17 November 17 November
60 World COPD Day 20 November 20 November
61 World AIDS Day 01 December 01 December
62 National Pollution Prevention Day 02 December 02 December
63 International Day of Persons with Disabilities 03 December 03 December
64 World Patient Safety Day 09 December 09 December
65 Universal health coverage Day 12 December 12 December