HEALTH DAYS FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER

I guess you must have  heard of Breast Cancer Awareness Month (October)? How about Eating Disorder Awareness Week (the last week of February)? Maybe World Aids Day (December 1)?
Chances are you’re familiar with at least one of these well-known health awareness observances. But did you know the calendar is full of special months, weeks, and days that raise awareness for a variety of important health issues and conditions? They’re dates where people with certain health conditions, their loved ones, advocacy organizations, and support groups rally around a common cause: health. Educational, fundraising, and support events are often held during these times.
Here is a calendar of major health awareness for the month of September.

·         World Alzheimer’s Month
·         Sepsis Awareness Month
·         World Suicide Prevention Day (September 10)
·         World Sepsis Day (September 13)
·         Pain Awareness Month
·         Sexual Health Awareness Month
·         Sports Eye Safety Month
·         Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) Day (September 15)
·         Get Ready Day (September 20)
·         Falls Prevention Day (September 22)
·         Family Health and Fitness Day (September 24)
·         Malnutrition Awareness Week (September 26-30)
·         World Rabies Day (September 28)
·         World Heart Day (September 29)
·         Fruit and Veggies—More Matters Month
·         Healthy Ageing Month
·         Blood Cancer Awareness Month (promoted by the Leukaemia and Lymphoma Society)
·         Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
·         Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
·         Newborn Screening Awareness Month

·         Whole Grains Month
      
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