Health Recognition Days: May 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.