Awareness

Ethnic Minority Cancer Awareness Month

Friday, July 1, 2016 to Sunday, July 31, 2016

Raising awareness of the healthy lifestyle choices people can make to help reduce their risk of developing cancer. We hope to help people improve and maintain good health through better awareness, physical activity and healthy eating.

International Group B Strep Awareness Month

Friday, July 1, 2016 to Sunday, July 31, 2016

Increasing awareness and prevention of group B strep (GBS) disease in babies before birth through early infancy by providing downloadable materials and resources for parents, medical professionals, and students. Group B Strep is a leading cause of meningitis and sepsis in newborns worldwide and is up to 90% preventable with proper testing and treatment. Testing is so important since approximately 10%-25% of pregnant women carry GBS and about half of infections occur in mothers who have no risk factors.

24/7 Samaritans Awareness Day

Sunday, July 24, 2016 to Sunday, July 24, 2016

To raise awareness of Samaritans 24-hour service across the UK. Visit the website for more details.

World Hepatitis Day

Thursday, July 28, 2016 to Thursday, July 28, 2016

For people with hepatitis C to give advice and knowledge about living with this illness and to spread the word on World Hepatitis Day 2011.

WABA World Breastfeeding Week

Monday, August 1, 2016 to Sunday, August 7, 2016

An annual event, endorsed by WHO and UNICEF that is celebrated in more than 170 countries worldwide. Raising awareness events across the UK. Visit the website for more details.

International Youth Day

Friday, August 12, 2016 to Friday, August 12, 2016

Raising awareness events across the UK. Visit the website for more details.

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Thursday, September 1, 2016 to Friday, September 30, 2016

Raising awareness events across the UK. During Childhood Cancer Awareness Month (CCAM) CLIC Sargent is highlighting the impact of cancer and treatment on children, young people and their families, and the benefits of helping them spend more time at home. Visit the website for more details.

CMT Awareness Month (Charcot-Marie-Tooth)

Thursday, September 1, 2016 to Friday, September 30, 2016

A month of events and publicity to try to bring Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease into the public eye.

Sickle Cell Awareness Month

Thursday, September 1, 2016 to Friday, September 30, 2016

Raising awareness events across the UK. Visit the website for more details.

Vascular Disease Awareness Month

Thursday, September 1, 2016 to Friday, September 30, 2016

The Circulation Foundation is committed to saving lives and limbs through research, awareness and information. As the only UK charity dedicated to vascular disease, we want to ensure that those at risk of vascular disease are identified and treated before it is too late. Help us spread the word. You can order fundraising materials and patient information online. Or if you fancy organising an event to help raise awareness of vascular disease and raise much needed funds, visit our fundraising section or email info@circulationfoundation.org.uk to request a toolkit.

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