October 2016 Health Awareness Events

Awareness Months For October 2016

Awareness Event Nation Organization Comments
Autism Awareness Month Canada Autism Society Canada
Begins In 35 Days
Breast Cancer Awareness Month Worldwide Macmillan Cancer Support + Others
Begins In 35 Days
Down Syndrome Awareness Month United States National Down Syndrome Society
Begins In 35 Days
Healthy Lung Month United States American Lung Association
Begins In 35 Days
Liver Awareness Month United States American Liver Foundation
Begins In 35 Days
Lupus Awareness Month United Kingdom Lupus UK
Begins In 35 Days
National Orthodontic Health Month United States American Association of Orthodontics
Begins In 35 Days
National Spina Bifida Awareness Month United States Spina Bifida Association
Begins In 35 Days
Rett Syndrome Awareness Month Worldwide International Rett Syndrome Foundation
Begins In 35 Days
SIDS Awareness Month Worldwide National Institute of Child Health & Human Development
Begins In 35 Days

Awareness Weeks For October 2016

Awareness Event Date Nation Organization Comments
Mental Illness Awareness Week Sun 2nd Oct - Sat 8th Oct 2016
Begins In 36 Days
United States National Alliance on Mental Illness First Sunday Of October
BackCare Awareness Week Fri 7th Oct - Tue 11th Oct 2016
Begins In 41 Days
United Kingdom BackCare Date Set Each Year:
2014 unconfirmed
Baby Loss Awareness Week Sun 9th Oct - Sat 15th Oct 2016
Begins In 43 Days
United Kingdom Same Date Each Year
Haemophilia Awareness Week Sun 9th Oct - Sat 15th Oct 2016
Begins In 43 Days
Australia Haemophilia Foundation Australia Second Sunday Of October

Awareness Days For October 2016

Awareness Event Date Nation Organization Comments
World Cerebral Palsy Day Wed 5th Oct 2016
Begins In 39 Days
Worldwide First Wednesday Of October
World Mental Health Day Mon 10th Oct 2016
Begins In 44 Days
Worldwide World Federation For Mental Health Same Date Each Year
Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day Thu 13th Oct 2016
Begins In 47 Days
United States Metastatic Breast Cancer Network Same Date Each Year
National Depression Screening Day Thu 13th Oct 2016
Begins In 47 Days
United States Screening for Mental Health Second Thursday Of October
World Food Day Sun 16th Oct 2016
Begins In 50 Days
Worldwide Food and Agriculture Organization Same Date Each Year
World Spine Day Sun 16th Oct 2016
Begins In 50 Days
Worldwide Chiropractors' Association Australia Same Date Each Year
World Osteoporosis Day Thu 20th Oct 2016
Begins In 54 Days
Worldwide International Osteoporosis Foundation Same Date Each Year
International Stuttering Awareness Day Sat 22nd Oct 2016
Begins In 56 Days
Worldwide British Stammering Association Same Date Each Year
Lung Health Day Wed 26th Oct 2016
Begins In 60 Days
United States Last Wednesday Of October
National Bandanna Day Mon 31st Oct 2016
Begins In 65 Days
Australia CanTeen Date Set Each Year:
2014 date confirmed
National Bug Busting Day Mon 31st Oct 2016
Begins In 65 Days
United Kingdom Community Hygiene Concern Same Date Each Year

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