World Heart Day

When: 29th September 2019 all-day

World Heart Day is celebrated on 29th September of every year. It is aimed at drawing people’s attention to heart illness and the range of associated health issues. The day is commemoratedRead More…


International Ataxia Awareness Day

When: 25th September 2019 all-day

International Ataxia Awareness Day (IAAD) is on September 25th of each year. It is a coordinated effort from individuals and Ataxia organizations around the world to help shed light on this rare disease.Read More…


World Alzheimer’s Day

When: 21st September 2019 all-day

The “World Alzheimer Report 2018 – The state of the art of dementia research” of the @AlzDisInt shows that: Every 3 seconds someone in the world develops dementia Dementia became a trillion-dollarRead More…


European Lung Cancer Week

When: 10th September 2019 – 17th September 2019 all-day

In the middle of the second week of September, more than two decades ago, the European Week of Lung Cancer is celebrated and commemorated. Many public and private organizations take the opportunityRead More…


European Migraine Day of Action

When: 12th September 2019 all-day

Each year, on September 12th, the @EMHAlliance organizes European Migraine Day of Action. Headache disorders are among the most common disorders of the nervous system. These include tension-type headache (TTH), migraine and chronicRead More…


World Humanitarian Day

When: 19th August 2019 all-day

World Humanitarian Day (WHD) is held every year on 19 August to pay tribute to aid workers who risk their lives in humanitarian service, and to rally support for people affected byRead More…


World Breastfeeding Week 2019

When: 1st August 2019 – 7th August 2019 all-day

#WBW2019 theme is ‘Empower parents, enable breastfeeding.’ #WBW2019 advocates for parental social protection policies and legislation parent-friendly workplaces in both formal and informal sectors, and parent-friendly values and gender-equitable social norms. WBW2019Read More…


World Hepatitis Day

When: 28th July 2019 all-day

Worldwide, 300 million people are living with viral hepatitis unaware. Without finding the undiagnosed and linking them to care, millions will continue to suffer, and lives will be lost. #HepatitisDay #WorldHepatitisDay #zerohepatitisRead More…


International Gaucher Day

When: 26th July 2019 all-day

On 26 July is the International Gaucher Day (IGD). The day marks the birthday of Philippe Gaucher. Philippe Charles Ernest Gaucher was a dermatologist who in 1882 described the signs and symptomsRead More…


International Self-Care Day

When: 24th July 2019 all-day

The International Self-Care Day (#ISCD), 24 July, symbolizes that the benefits of self-care are experienced 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. #SelfCareForAll #ISCD19