May 2016 Health Awareness Events

Awareness Months For May 2016

Awareness Event Nation Organization Comments
ALS Awareness Month United States ALS Association
Begins In 272 Days
Arthritis Awareness Month United States Arthritis Foundation
Begins In 272 Days
Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month United States Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
Begins In 272 Days
Better Hearing and Speech Month United States ASHA
Begins In 272 Days
Better Sleep Month United States Better Sleep Council
Begins In 272 Days
Celiac Awareness Month United States National Foundation for Celiac Awareness
Begins In 272 Days
Clean Air Month United States American Lung Association
Begins In 272 Days
Correct Posture Month United States American Chiropractic Association
Begins In 272 Days
Cystic Fibrosis Month Worldwide Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Begins In 272 Days
Hepatitis Awareness Month Worldwide Hepatitis Foundation International
Begins In 272 Days
Huntington's Disease Awareness Month United States Huntington's Disease Society Of America
Begins In 272 Days
Lyme Disease Awareness Month Worldwide Lyme Disease Foundation
Begins In 272 Days
Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month Canada Multiple Sclerosis Society Of Canada
Begins In 272 Days
National Cancer Research Month United States American Association for Cancer Research
Begins In 272 Days
National Crohn's and Colitis Awareness Month Australia Crohn's & Colitis Australia
Begins In 272 Days
National High Blood Pressure Education Month United States Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Begins In 272 Days
National Lupus Awareness Month United States Lupus Foundation of America
Begins In 272 Days
National Melanoma Skin Cancer Awareness Month United States American Academy of Dermatology
Begins In 272 Days
National Mental Health Month United States Mental Health America
Begins In 272 Days
National Neurofibromatosis Month United States Children's Tumor Foundation
Begins In 272 Days
National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month United States National Osteoporosis Society
Begins In 272 Days
National Physiotherapy Month Canada Canadian Physiotherapy Association
Begins In 272 Days
National Stroke Awareness Month United States National Stroke Association
Begins In 272 Days
Vision Health Month Canada Canadian National Institute for the Blind
Begins In 272 Days

Awareness Weeks For May 2016

Awareness Event Date Nation Organization Comments
Brain Tumour Action Week Sun 1st May - Sat 7th May 2016
Begins In 272 Days
United States National Brain Tumor Society First Sunday Of May
Dystonia Awareness Week Tue 3rd May - Wed 11th May 2016
Begins In 274 Days
United Kingdom Date Set Each Year:
2014 confirmed
National Nurses Week Fri 6th May - Thu 12th May 2016
Begins In 277 Days
United States American Nurses Association Same Date Each Year
Huntington's Disease Awareness Week Wed 11th May - Tue 17th May 2016
Begins In 282 Days
United Kingdom Huntington's Disease Association Date Set Each Year:
2015 confirmed
M.E. Awareness Week Wed 11th May - Tue 17th May 2016
Begins In 282 Days
United Kingdom Action For ME Date Set Each Year:
2014 confirmed
Coeliac Awareness Week Thu 12th May - Wed 18th May 2016
Begins In 283 Days
United Kingdom Coeliac UK Date Set Each Year:
2014 Confirmed
Mental Health Week Thu 12th May - Wed 18th May 2016
Begins In 283 Days
United Kingdom Mental Health Foundation Date Set Each Year:
2014 confirmed
Dementia Awareness Week Wed 18th May - Tue 24th May 2016
Begins In 289 Days
United Kingdom Alzheimer's Society Date Set Each Year:
2014 confirmed
National Epilepsy Week Wed 18th May - Tue 24th May 2016
Begins In 289 Days
United Kingdom Epilepsy Action Date Set Each Year:
2014 confirmed
Arthritis Care Awareness Week Thu 19th May - Wed 25th May 2016
Begins In 290 Days
United Kingdom Arthritis Care Date Set Each Year:
2014 confirmed
Kidney Health Week Wed 25th May - Tue 31st May 2016
Begins In 296 Days
Australia Kidney Health Australia Date Set Each Year:
2014 confirmed
Spinal Health Week Wed 25th May - Tue 31st May 2016
Begins In 296 Days
Australia Chiropractors' Association Australia Date Set Each Year:
2014 confirmed

Awareness Days For May 2016

Awareness Event Date Nation Organization Comments
Melanoma Monday Mon 2nd May 2016
Begins In 273 Days
United States American Academy of Dermatology First Monday Of May
World Asthma Day Tue 3rd May 2016
Begins In 274 Days
Worldwide Global Initiative Asthma First Tuesday Of May
World Red Cross Red Crescent Day Sun 8th May 2016
Begins In 279 Days
Worldwide International Committee of the Red Cross Same Date Each Year
World Lupus Day Tue 10th May 2016
Begins In 281 Days
Worldwide Lupus Foundation of America Same Date Each Year
International CFS/ME Awareness Day Thu 12th May 2016
Begins In 283 Days
Worldwide CFIDS Association of America Same Date Each Year
World Autoimmune Arthritis Day Fri 20th May 2016
Begins In 291 Days
Worldwide IAA Movement Same Date Each Year
Australia's Biggest Morning Tea Thu 26th May 2016
Begins In 297 Days
Australia Cancer Council Australia Fourth Thursday Of May
World No Tobacco Day Tue 31st May 2016
Begins In 302 Days
Worldwide World Health Organization Same Date Each Year

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