Health Awareness Days

Recognition Days

January 31 (Last Sunday of January)

World Leprosy Eradication Day

Recognition Days

February 4

World Cancer Day

February 6

International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation

February 12

Sexual Reproductive Health Awareness Day

Recognition Days

March 6-12

World Glaucoma Week

March 8

International Women's Day

March 9 (Second Wednesday of March)

No Smoking Day

March 10 (Second Thursday of March)

World Kidney Day

March 16

Measles Immunization Day

March 20

World Oral Health Day

March 21

World Down Syndrome Day

March 22

World Water Day

March 24

World TB Day

Recognition Days

April 2

World Autism Awareness Day

April 7

World Health Day

April 17

World Haemophilia Day

April 19

World Liver Day

April 22

Earth Day

April 25

World Malaria Day

April 24-30 (Last Week of April)

World Immunization Week

Recognition Days

May 3 (First Tuesday of May)

World Asthma Day

May 8 (Second Sunday of May)

Mother's Day

May 8

World Red Cross Day

May 8

World Thalassaemia Day

May 12

World Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Awareness Day

May 12

International Nurses day

May 16

National Dengue Day

May 19

World Family Doctor Day

May 25 (Last Wednesday of May)

World Multiple Sclerosis Day

May 28

International Day of Action for Women’s Health / International Womens Health Day

May 31

Anti-tobacco Day / World no tobacco Day

Recognition Days

June 5

World Environment Day

June 8

World Brain Tumor Day

June 14

World Blood Donor Day

June 18

Autistic Pride Day

June 21

International Day of Yoga

June 26

International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

Recognition Days

July 1

National Doctors Day

July 11

World Population Day

July 28

World Hepatitis Day

July 29


Recognition Days

August 1-7

World Breast Feeding Week

August 20

World Mosquito Day

August 25-31

National Eye Donation Fortnight

Recognition Days

September 1-7

National Eye Donation Fortnight

September 1-7

National Nutrition week

September 5

Spinal Cord Injury Day

September 10

World Suicide Prevention Day

September 21

World Alzheimer’s Day

September 25

World Pharmacist Day

September 25 (Last Sunday of September)

World Day of Deaf

September 28

World Rabies Day

September 29

World Heart Day

Recognition Days

October 1-30

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 1

International Day for the Elderly

October 1

World Vegetarian Day

October 2

National Anti Drug Addiction Day

October 5 (First Wednesday of October)

World Cerebral Palsy Day

October 9

World Sight Day

October 10

World Mental Health Day

October 12

World Arthritis Day

October 15

Global Handwashing Day

October 16

World Food Day

October 17

World Trauma Day

October 20

World Osteoporosis Day

October 21

World Iodine Deficiency Day

October 24

World Polio Day

October 26

World Obesity Day

October 29

World Stroke Day

October 30

World Thrift Day

Recognition Days

November 10

World Immunisation Day

November 12

World Pneumonia Day

November 14

World Diabetes Day

November 17

National Epilepsy Day

November 19

World COPD Day

November 15-21

New Born Care Week

November 16-22

World Antibiotic Awareness Week

Recognition Days

December 1

World AIDS Day

December 2

National Pollution Prevention Day

December 3

International Day of persons with disabilities

December 9

World Patient Safety Day

December 12

Universal Health Coverage Day