Health Recognition Days: May 2018

May 10, 2018

 

The Government of Canada shares a list of health promotion days, weeks and months on its website.

 

Each month, we will be sharing its list of events to help build awareness and encourage conversations. 

 

For May, the following initiatives have or are being recognized by health professionals and organizations. 

 

  • Bladder Cancer Awareness Month

  • Brain Tumour Awareness Month

  • Hemochromatosis Awareness Month

  • Hypertension Awareness Month

  • National Physiotherapy Month

  • Speech and Hearing Month

  • Vision Health Month

  • World Pulmonary Hypertension Day – May 5

  • National Child and Youth Mental Health Day - May 7

  • Mental Health Week - May 7 to 13

  • National Nursing Week - May 7 to 13

  • World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day – May 8

  • World Lupus Day – May 10

  • International Awareness Day for Chronic Immunological and Neurological Diseases – May 12

  • International Nurses Day – May 12

  • World Hypertension Day – May 17

  • World No Tobacco Day – May 31

 

For more information, please visit https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/calendar-health-promotion-days.html.

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