Health Events Calendar 2009

Health Events Calendar 2009 - January
  • 2009 January 4th - World Braille Day - World Blind Union
  • 2009 January 5th - Hypoparathyroidism Awareness Day - Hypoparathyroidism UK  
  • 2009 January 18-24 - Cervical Cancer Prevention Week - Jo's Trust
  • 2009 January19-23 - Food Allergy and Intolerance Week - Allergy UK  
  • 2009 January 19-23 - Cancertalk Week - Macmillan Cancer Support
  • 2009 January 25th – World Leprosy Day – LEPRA
  • 2009 January 24th - Eat a Breakfast, Save a Life Day - Feed the Children UK
  • 2009 January 26-31  – Be Loud! Be Clear! - Beating Bowel Cancer
  • 2009 January 31st - National Bug Busting Day - Community Hygiene Concern
Health Events Calendar 2009 - February
  • 2009 February 1-28 - National Heart Month – Go Red for Heart  - British Heart Foundation
  • 2009 February 1-28 - Raynaud’s Awareness Month - Raynaud's & Scleroderma Association  
  • 2009 February 6th - Stress Down Day - The Samaritans 
  • 2009 February 2-8 - Salt Awareness Week 
  • 2009 February 9-15 - National Tinnitus Week - British Tinnitus Association 
  • 2009 February 9-15 - Contraceptive Awareness Week - fpa (formerly Family Planning Association)
  • 2009 February 14th - Gold Heart Day - Variety Club of Great Britain
  • 2009 February 14th - Think about Sex Day - Sexual Dysfunction Association
  • 2009 February 15th - International Childhood Cancer Day - Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group
  • 2009 February 22-28 - Eating Disorders Awareness Week - Beat (the Eating Disorder Charity)  
  • 2009 February 27th - National Doodle Day - Epilepsy Action
Health Events Calendar 2009 - March
  • 2009 March 1st - Self Injury Awareness Day - LifeSIGNS
  • 2009 March 1-31 - Great Daffodil Appeal - Marie Curie Cancer Care  
  • 2009 March 1-31 - Prostate Cancer Awareness Month - Prostate Cancer Charity 
  • 2009 March 1-31 - Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month - Ovarian Cancer Action
  • 2009 March 1-31 - National Bed Month - Sleep Council
  • 2009 March 2-8 - Endometriosis Awareness Week - Endometriosis UK
  • 2009 March 8th - International Women’s Day - United Nations
  • 2009 March 11th - No Smoking Day - No Smoking Day the charity
  • 2009 March 12tj - World Kidney Day  
  • 12 - World Glaucoma Day - International Glaucoma Association 22 - World Water Day - IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre
  • 2009 March 24th - World TB Day - TB Alert   
  • 2009 March 25th - Autism Awareness Day - 
Health Events Calendar 2009 - April
  • 2009 April 1-30 - Bowel Cancer Awareness Month - Bowel Cancer UK 
  • 2009 April 1-30 - International IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) Awareness Month
  • 2009 April 4-11 - National PSP Awareness Week - Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Association  
  • 2009 April 7th - World Health Day - World Health Organisation 
  • 2009 April 8th - PSP Magnolia Day - Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Association 
  • 2009 April 12-18 - Mental Health Action Week - Mental Health Foundation
  • 2009 April 12-18 - Arthritis Care Awareness Week - Arthritis Care  – TBC
  • 2009 April 16th - World Voice Day - British Voice Association 
  • 2009 April 17th - World Haemophilia Day - The Haemophilia Society    
  • 2009 April 20-26 - Depression Awareness Week - Depression Alliance
  • 2009 April 20-26 - Parkinson’s Awareness Week - The Parkinson’s Disease Society 
  • 2009 April 20-25 - National Stop Snoring Week - British Snoring and Sleep Apnoea Association 
  • 2009 April 20-26 - European Immunisation Week 
  • 2009 April 27-3rd May - National MS Week - MS Society  
Health Events Calendar 2009 - May
  • 2009 May 1-31 - Save a Baby Month - FSID (The Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths) 
  • 2009 May 4-10 - Deaf Awareness Week - UK Council on Deafness  
  • 2009 May 5th - World Asthma Day - Asthma UK 
  • 2009 May 5-8 - National Thrombosis Week 
  • 2009 May 9-15 - Adult Learners’ Week  - National Institute of Adult Continuing Education 
  • 2009 May 9-17 - Cystic Fibrosis Week - Cystic Fibrosis Trust 
  • 2009 May 10th - World Lupus Day 
  • 2009 May 10-16 - M.E. Awareness Week - Action for M.E. 
  • 2009 May 10-17 - Dystonia Awareness Week - Dystonia Society
  • 2009 May 11-15 - Cancer Prevention Week - World Cancer Research Fund – TBC
  • 2009 May 11-17 - National Breastfeeding Awareness Week - NHS  – TBC  
  • 2009 May 11-17 - Sun Awareness Week - British Association of Dermatologists 
  • 2009 May 11-17 - Action for Brain Injury Week - Headway Brain Injury Association 
  • 2009 May 12th - Stroke Awareness Day -  The Stroke Association
  • 2009 May 12th - International Nurses Day 
  • 2009 May 15th - International Day of Families - United Nations 
  • 2009 May 15th - Fruity Friday - World Cancer Research Fund 
  • 2009 May 17th - World Hypertension Day 
  • 2009 May 17-23 - National Epilepsy Week - for more information - Epilepsy Action 
  • 2009 May 17 May-16 June - National Smile Month - British Dental Health Foundation 
  • 2009 May 18-22 - National Allergy Week - Allergy UK 
  • 2009 May 18-22 - Xtraordinary People Week - The British Dyslexia Association – TBC
  • 2009 May 18-22 - Walk to School Week - Living Streets & Travelwise
  • 2009 May 23 - 30 - Herbal Medicine Awareness Week - National Institute of Medical Herbalists  – TBC
  • 2009 May 30 - 6th June - Cleft Lip & Palate Awareness Day tbc - Cleft Lip and Palate Association 
  • 2009 May 31th - World No Tobacco Day - World Health Organization, Regional Office for Europe
Health Events Calendar 2009 - June
  • 2009 June 17 May-16 June - National Smile Month - British Dental Health Foundation 
  • 2009 June 30 - 6th June - Cleft Lip & Palate Awareness Day - Cleft Lip and Palate Association 
  • 2009 June 1-30 - Everyman Male Cancer Awareness Month - Everyman 
  • 2009 June 1-30 - Help a Heart Campaign - British Heart Foundation 
  • 2009 June 1-30 - National Osteoporosis Month - National Osteoporosis Society 
  • 2009 June 2-6 - National Childcare Week - Daycare Trust  – TBC
  • 2009 June 5th - World Environment Day - United Nations 
  • 2009 June 8-13 - Tampon Alert Week - Tampon Alert  
  • 8-14 - Down’s Syndrome Week - Down’s Syndrome Association 
  • 2009 June 8-14 - National Glaucoma Awareness Week - International Glaucoma Association
  • 2009 June 8-14 - Carers Week  
  • 2009 June 8-14 - Diabetes Week - Diabetes UK  – TBC
  • 2009 June 13-20 - Green Transport Week - Environmental Transport Association 
  • 2009 June 13-21 - National Bike Week   
  • 2009 June 14th - World Blood Donor Day 
  • 2009 June 14-21 Homeopathy Awareness Week - Society of Homeopaths  
  • 2009 June 14-22 - Love Parks Week  – TBC
  • 2009 June 15th - National Bug Busting Day - Community Hygiene Concern   
  • 2009 June 15th - 21 - National Men’s Health Week - Men’s Health Forum 
  • 2009 June 15-21 - National Food Safety Week - Food Standards Agency 
  • 2009 June 21-28 - Learning Disability Week - MENCAP 
  • 2009 June 15-21 - Breathe Easy Week - British Lung Foundation  – TBC
  • 2009 June 20-28 - MND Week - Motor Neurone Disease Association 
  • 2009 June 21-28 - UK Myeloma Awareness Week - Myeloma UK 
  • 2009 June 22-28 - Child Safety Week - Child Accident Prevention Trust
  • 2009 June 22-28 - Deafblind Awareness Week - Deafblind UK 
  • 2009 June 23th - National Falls Awareness Day - Help the Aged 
  • 2009 June 26th - International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking - United Nations 
  • 2009 June 26th - Wrong Trousers Day - The Wallace and Gromit Foundation 
  • 2009 June 28 - July 4th - National Metabolic Disease Awareness Week - CLIMB 
Health Events Calendar 2009 - July
  • 2009 July 24th - The Samaritans Awareness Day 
Health Events Calendar 2009 - August
  • 2009 August 2-8 - World Breastfeeding Week 
  • 2009 August 3-9 - Sexual Health Week - fpa
Health Events Calendar 2009 - September
  • 2009 September 6-12 - Migraine Awareness Week
  • 2009 September 7-13 - Know Your Numbers! (National Blood Pressure Testing Awareness Week)
  • 2009 September 14-20 - Lymphatic Cancer Awareness Week 
  • 2009 September 12-19 - National Eczema Week
  • 2009 September 21-27 - Meningitis Awareness Week
  • 2009 September 25th - World Alzheimer's Day
Health Events Calendar 2009 - October
  • 2009 October 1-31 - Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  • 2009 October 10th - World Mental Health Day
  • 2009 October 20th - World Osteoporosis Day
  • 2009 October 31th - National Bug Busting Day - Community Hygiene Concern  
Health Events Calendar 2009 - November
  • 2009 November 1-30 - Lung Cancer Awareness Month
  • 2009 November 4th - National Stress Awareness Day 
  • 2009 November 9-15 - Scleroderma Awareness Week 
  • 2009 November 16-20 - Indoor Allergy Week
  • 2009 November 16 - 22 - Mouth Cancer Awareness Week 
Health Events Calendar 2009 - December
  • 2009 December 1st - World AIDS Day 
  • 2009 December 3rd - International Day of Persons with Disabilities 
  • 2009 December 4th - Wallace & Gromit's Great British Tea Party