National Health Awareness Observances

National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day

September 18th

National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day is a national campaign highlighting the complex issues related to HIV prevention, care and treatment for aging populations in the United States.

For more information, please visit: National HIV/AIDS & Aging Awareness Day

National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

September 27th

September 27 is the annual observance of the National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. The focus of the day is to bring awareness to the growing issue of HIV/AIDS in the gay community while motivating individuals to get tested and attain services. The lead organization for this event is the National Association of People living with AIDS.

For more information, please visit: National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

World Heart Day

(Other Global Health Observances)

September 30th

For more information, please visit: http://www.world-heart-federation.org/

National Latino AIDS Awareness Day

October 15th

The goal of the day is to aid in building capacity for health departments and non-profit organizations to be able to reach the Latino community. The lead organization for this day is the Latino Commission on AIDS.

For more information, please visit: National Latino AIDS Awareness Day

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

(Other National Health Observances)

October

For more information, please visit: http://www.nbcam.org/

World Diabetes Day

November 14th

The World Diabetes Day campaign is led by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and its member associations. It engages millions of people worldwide in diabetes advocacy and awareness. The campaign draws attention to issues of paramount importance to the diabetes world and keeps diabetes firmly in the public spotlight.

For more information, please visit: http://www.idf.org/worlddiabetesday

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

(Other National Health Observances)

November

For more information, please visit: http://www.lungcanceralliance.org/

American Diabetes Month

(Other National Health Observances)

November

For more information, please visit: http://www.diabetes.org/

World AIDS Day

December 1st

December 1st is the annual observation of World AIDS day. The focus of the day is to bring awareness to the impact of HIV/AIDS on the global community. This marks a day for awareness and celebration of achievements in HIV/AIDS treatment and preventive care.

For more information, please visit: World AIDS Day

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