World MS Day

When: 30th May 2019 all-day

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is one of the most common diseases of the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord). Today more than 2,300,000 people around the world have MS. On 30th MayRead More…


World No Tobacco Day

When: 31st May 2019 all-day

Every year, on 31 May, the World Health Organization (@WHO) and global partners celebrate #WorldNoTobaccoDay (#WNTD). The annual campaign is an opportunity to raise awareness on the harmful and deadly effects ofRead More…


World Hypertension Day

When: 17th May 2019 all-day

The theme for World Hypertension Day 2019 is Know Your Numbers with a goal of increasing high blood pressure (BP) awareness in all populations around the world.


World Lupus Day

When: 10th May 2019 all-day

A global health problem, lupus affects people of all nationalities, races, ethnicities, genders and ages. Lupus can affect any part of the body in any way at any time, often with unpredictableRead More…


World Asthma Day

When: 7th May 2019 all-day

World Asthma Day is an annual event organized by the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) to improve asthma awareness and care around the world. The first World Asthma Day, in 1998, wasRead More…


World Meningitis Day

When: 24th April 2019 all-day

Meningitis and septicaemia can strike in a matter of hours but the after effects can last a lifetime. Vaccinations are key to meningitis prevention. Currently affects more than 2.8 million people eachRead More…


World Malaria Day

When: 25th April 2019 all-day

According to the @WHO, there were 219 million new cases of malaria worldwide in 2017 (range 148–304 million). The WHO African Region accounted for most global cases of malaria (90%), followed byRead More…


World Parkinson’s Disease Day

When: 11th April 2019 all-day

Today is 11th April #ParkinsonsDiseaseDay World Parkinson’s Disease Day marks the birthday of Dr. J Parkinson. #ParkinsonsDiseaseDay #Parkinson #UniteForParkinson #Parkinson‘sIs https://uniteforparkinsons.org/


World Health Day

When: 7th April 2019 all-day

Millions of people still have no access at all to health care. Millions more are forced to choose between health care and other daily expenses such as food, clothing and even aRead More…


Conference: Healthy and happy at the age of 100

When: 13th March 2019 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Club de Prensa Asturiana, Federico García Lorca, 7 Oviedo (Spain)

Lecturer: Ana María Coto Montes Professor of Cell Biology at the University of Oviedo. Presenter: Isabel Ruiz de la Peña, Titular Professor at the University of Oviedo (Art History Department)