Awareness

Meningitis Awareness Week

Monday, September 19, 2016 to Saturday, September 24, 2016

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

National Eye Health Week

Monday, September 19, 2016 to Sunday, September 25, 2016

Eye care charities, organisations and health professionals from across the UK are joining together to promote the importance of eye health and the need for regular sight tests for all.

World Alzheimer’s Day

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 to Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Every year on 21 September Alzheimer associations across the globe unite to recognise World Alzheimer's Day. Raising awareness events across the world. Visit the website for more details.

Jeans For Genes Day

Friday, September 23, 2016 to Friday, September 23, 2016

Jeans for Genes is the national children's charity that holds Jeans for Genes Day. Wear your jeans, make a donation and help children with genetic disorders. Visit the website for more details.

International Ataxia Awareness Day

Sunday, September 25, 2016 to Sunday, September 25, 2016

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

World Contraception Day

Monday, September 26, 2016 to Monday, September 26, 2016

World Contraception Day (WCD) is a worldwide campaign with a vision for a world where every pregnancy is wanted. Its mission is to improve awareness of contraception to enable young people to make informed decisions on sexual and reproductive health. Under the motto ‘Live Your Life. Know your rights. Learn about contraception’, WCD 2011 focuses on the need to encourage young people to exercise their right to search for accurate, unbiased information about contraception to prevent an unplanned pregnancy or sexually transmitted infection (STI).

World Rabies Day 

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 to Wednesday, September 28, 2016

September 28 is World Rabies Day, a global health observance that seeks to raise awareness about rabies and enhance prevention and control efforts. World Rabies Day is an excellent time to take steps that can help prevent and control rabies, such as vaccinating pets including dogs and cats and providing education on how to avoid the animals that typically transmit rabies: raccoons, bats, skunks, and foxes. Visit the website for more details.

World Heart Day

Thursday, September 29, 2016 to Thursday, September 29, 2016

World Heart Day was created to inform people around the globe that heart disease and stroke are the world's leading cause of death. Visit the website for more details.

World's Biggest Coffee Morning

Friday, September 30, 2016 to Friday, September 30, 2016

Across the country, and in several other parts of the world, thousands of people hold or attend coffee mornings to raise money for people affected by cancer.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Saturday, October 1, 2016 to Monday, October 31, 2016

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

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