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Health awareness days from South Africa and worldwide...  
  
JANUARY
  • Sun Smart Awareness Month - CANSA
  • 31 World Leprosy Day
FEBRUARY
  • Reproductive Health Month
  • Sun Smart Awareness Month - CANSA
  • 4   World Cancer Day
  • 10 - 16 STI / Condom Week 
  • 10 - 16 Pregnancy Awareness Week
MARCH
  • Healthy Lifestyle Month - CANSA
  • 8   International Women’s Day
  • 13 World Kidney Day 
  • 20 World Head Injury Awareness Day 
  • 21 Human Rights Day 
  • 21 World Down Syndrome Day 
  • 24 World TB Day
APRIL
  • Health Awareness Month
  • Oesophagus Cancer Health Awareness - CANSA
  • 6 – 12 National Polio Eradication Awareness Week 
  • 7   World Health Day 
  • 17 World Haemophilia Day 
  • 25 Africa Malaria Day
MAY
  • International Multiple Sclerosis Month
  • Anti Tobacco Campaign Month - CANSA
  • 8 World Red Cross Day 
  • 10 World Move for Health Day 
  • 12 World Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction Syndrome 
  • 12 International Nurses Day 
  • 12 – 14 Cerebral Palsy Week 
  • 18 Candlelight Memorial Day 
  • 26/5 – 1/6 Child Protection Week 
  • 28 International Day of Action for Women’s Health 
  • 31 World No Tobacco Day
JUNE
  • National Youth Month
  • Men’s Health Month – CANSA - Prostate and Testicular Cancer Awareness
  • National Blood Donor Month
  • 1 International Children’s Day 
  • 1 National Cancer Survivors’ Day 
  • 4 International Day of Innocent Children - Victims of Aggression 
  • 5 World Environment Day 
  • 14 World Blood Donor Day 
  • 15 World Elder Abuse Day 
  • 16 Youth Day 
  • 16-22 National Epilepsy Week 
  • 21 National Epilepsy Day 
  • 23 – 27 National Youth Health Indaba 
  • 24 –30 SANCA Drug Awareness Week 
  • 26 International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Drug Trafficking
JULY
  • Mental Illness Awareness Month
  • Men’s Health Month – CANSA - Colorectal and Prostate Cancer Awareness
  • 11 World Population Day 
  • 16 World Hepatitis Day
AUGUST
  • National Oral Health Month
  • National Women's Month
  • Organ Donor Month
  • Women’s Health Month – CANSA – Cervical Cancer Awareness 
  • 1 – 7 World Breastfeeding Week 
  • 1 – 8 Cancer Prevention Week 
  • 3 – 9 National Immunisation Awareness Week 
  • 4 - 8 Rheumatic Fever Week 
  • 9   National Women’s Day     
SEPTEMBER
  • National Heart Awareness Month
  • Albinism Awareness Month
  • Muscular Dystrophy Awareness Month
  • Women’s Health Month - CANSA - Cervical Cancer Awareness
  • 1- 7 Pharmacy Week 
  • 1-7 Back Week 
  • 1- 5 Deaf Awareness Week 
  • 9 International Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Day 
  • 1-8 Kidney Awareness Week 
  • 15 - 19 Stroke Week 
  • 21 World Alzheimer’s Day 
  • 24 – 30 World Retina Week 
  • 26 - 30 Older Persons Awareness Week 
  • 30 World Heart Day
OCTOBER
  • Mental Health Awareness Month
  • Women’s Health Month - CANSA - Breast Cancer Awareness
  • 1 International Day for Older Persons 
  • 1 National Inherited Disorders Day 
  • 6 -10 Eye Care Awareness Week 
  • 8 International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction 
  • 9 Partnership against AIDS Anniversary 
  • 9 World Sight Day 
  • 9 - 13 National Nutrition Week 
  • 10 World Mental Health Day 
  • 12 World Arthritis Day 
  • 12 – 20 World Bone and Joint Week 
  • 15 National Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Day 
  • 15 - 19 Obesity Week 
  • 16 World Food Day 
  • 17 World Trauma Day 
  • 17 International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 
  • 20 National Downes Syndrome Day 
  • 20 World Osteoporosis Day 
  • 21-25 Infection control week 
  • 23 National Iodine Deficiency Disorder Day 
  • 24 World Polio Day           
NOVEMBER
  • Red Ribbon Month
  • Quality Month
  • Sun Smart Awareness Month - CANSA
  • 5 National Children’s Day 
  • 3 -7 SADC Malaria Week 
  • 14 SADC Malaria Day 
  • 14 World Diabetes Day 
  • 25 International Day for the elimination of Violence Against Women 
  • 25/11 – 10/12  16 Days of Activism on No Violence Against Women
DECEMBER
  • Sun Smart Awareness Month - CANSA
  • 1 World AIDS Day 
  • 3 International Day of Disabled Persons 
  • 5 International Volunteers Day 
  • 9 World Patient Safety Day
 
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