World Health Events Calendar

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) in collaboration with some international health groups have earmarked some days of the year to create awareness on diseases and health events for enlightenment and support to patients. Here is a calendar containing these events, which can serve as a guide to people in preparation for these events.

World Health Events Calendar
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S/N

 

Events Day

 

DATE

 

1.

 

World Braile Day

 

January 4

 

2.

 

World Cancer Day

 

February 24

 

3.

 

International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation

 

February 6

 

4.

 

World Pulses Day

 

February 10

 

5.

 

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

 

February 11

 

6

 

World Kidney Day

 

March 12

 

7.

 

World Down Syndrome Day

 

March 21

 

8.

 

World Water Day

 

March 22

 

9.

 

World Tuberculosis Day

 

March 24

 

10.

 

World Autism Awareness Day

 

April 2

 

11.

 

World Health Day

 

April 7

 

12.

 

World Malaria Day

 

April 25

 

13.

 

World Day for Safety and Health at Work

 

April  28

 

14.

 

World no Tobacco Day

 

May 31

 

15.

 

World Food Safety Day

 

June 7

 

16.

 

International Albinism Awareness Day

 

June 13

 

17.

 

World Blood Donor Day

 

June 14

 

18.

 

World Sickle Cell Day

 

June 19

 

19.

 

International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

 

June 26

 

20.

 

World Hepatitis Day

 

July 28

 

21.

 

World Humanitarian Day

 

August 19

 

22.

 

World Suicide Prevention Day

 

September 10

 

23.

 

World Alheizmer’s Day

 

September 21

 

24.

 

World Pharmacists Day

 

September 25

 

25.

 

World Rabies Day

 

September 28

 

26.

 

World Heart Day

 

September 29

 

27.

 

World Mental Health Day

 

October 10

 

28.

 

Global Hand washing Day

 

October 15

 

29.

 

World Food Day

 

October 16

 

30.

 

World Polio Day

 

October 24

 

31.

 

World Diabetes Day

 

November 11

 

32.

 

World Aids Day

 

December 1

 

 

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