Events: 2014/04

2014

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  • 01 Apr, 2014
    12:00 AM (UTC -05:00)
    to 30 Apr, 2014
    11:59 PM (UTC -05:00)

    National Donate Life Month

    Category: General

    Organ procurement organizations, transplant centers, national donation organizations and other organizations sponsor special awareness events and donor recognition ceremonies to promote donation awareness and registration. National Donate Life Month was established in 2003. Every day in April, …

  • 01 Apr, 2014
    12:00 AM (UTC -05:00)
    to 30 Apr, 2014
    11:59 PM (UTC -05:00)

    Alcohol Awareness Month

    Category: General

    Alcohol Awareness Month, held every April, was founded by and has been sponsored by NCADD since 1987 to increase public awareness and understanding aimed at reducing the stigma that too often prevents individuals and families from seeking help. During Alcohol Awareness Month, NCADD and NCADD’s …

  • 01 Apr, 2014
    12:00 AM (UTC -05:00)
    to 30 Apr, 2014
    11:59 PM (UTC -05:00)

    Irritable Bowel Syndrome Awareness Month

    Category: General

    In 1997, International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders (IFFGD) designated April as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) Awareness Month. During this time, we work to focus attention on important health messages about IBS diagnosis, treatment, and quality of life issues.

  • 01 Apr, 2014
    12:00 AM (UTC -05:00)
    to 30 Apr, 2014
    11:59 PM (UTC -05:00)

    National Autism Awareness Month

    Category: General

    In order to highlight the growing need for concern and awareness about autism, the Autism Society has been celebrating National Autism Awareness Month since the 1970s. The United States recognizes April as a special opportunity for everyone to educate the public about autism and issues within the …

  • 01 Apr, 2014
    12:00 AM (UTC -05:00)
    to 30 Apr, 2014
    11:59 PM (UTC -05:00)

    National Child Abuse Prevention Month

    Category: General

    April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time to recognize that we can each play a part in promoting the social and emotional well-being of children and families in communities.

  • 01 Apr, 2014
    12:00 AM (UTC -05:00)
    to 30 Apr, 2014
    11:59 PM (UTC -05:00)

    National Minority Health Month

    Category: General

    This April, the Office of Minority Health and our partners mark National Minority Health Month by raising awareness about health disparities that continue to affect racial and ethnic minorities, and the health care law's groundbreaking policies to reduce these disparities and achieve health equity.

  • 01 Apr, 2014
    12:00 AM (UTC -05:00)
    to 30 Apr, 2014
    11:59 PM (UTC -05:00)

    National Sarcoidosis Awareness Month

    Category: General

    National Sarcoidosis Awareness Month

  • 01 Apr, 2014
    12:00 AM (UTC -05:00)
    to 30 Apr, 2014
    11:59 PM (UTC -05:00)

    Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month

    Category: General

    Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month

  • 01 Apr, 2014
    12:00 AM (UTC -05:00)
    to 30 Apr, 2014
    11:59 PM (UTC -05:00)

    STI Awareness Month

    Category: General

    ASHA recognizes April each year as STI Awareness Month.

  • 07 Apr, 2014
    12:00 AM (UTC -05:00)
    to 13 Apr, 2014
    11:59 PM (UTC -05:00)

    National Public Health Week

    Category: General

    Since 1995, when the first full week of April was declared National Public Health Week (NPHW), communities across the United States have observed NPHW as a time to recognize the contributions of public health and highlight issues that are important to improving our nation.

  • 07 Apr, 2014
    12:00 AM (UTC -05:00)
    to 11:59 PM (UTC -05:00)

    World Health Day

    Category: General

    World Health Day is celebrated on 7 April to mark the anniversary of the founding of WHO in 1948. Each year a theme is selected for World Health Day that highlights a priority area of public health concern in the world.

  • 16 Apr, 2014
    08:00 AM (UTC -08:00)
    to 17 Apr, 2014
    05:00 PM (UTC -08:00)

    2014 DxMA Global Marketing Summit

    Category: General

    The diagnostics landscape continues to shift, challenging some of our most closely-held assumptions about how to succeed as diagnostics marketers. This year's DxMA Global Marketing Summit will focus on how to succeed in commercializing new products in the era of the Accountable Care Act. It …

  • 23 Apr, 2014
    12:00 AM (UTC -05:00)
    to 30 Apr, 2014
    11:59 PM (UTC -05:00)

    World Immunization Week

    Category: General

    In the last week of April 2014, more than 180 countries, WHO and partners mark World Immunization Week.

  • 23 Apr, 2014
    08:00 AM (UTC -08:00)
    to 26 Apr, 2014
    05:00 PM (UTC -08:00)

    National Kidney Foundation Spring Clinical Meetings (SCM) 2014

    Category: Meeting

    SCM14 presents a unique opportunity for busy renal health care providers to learn new developments related to all aspects of nephrology. It is designed for kidney doctors in the private sector and academia, fellows and residents with a special interest in kidney disease, general internists, …

  • 24 Apr, 2014
    12:00 AM (UTC -05:00)
    to 11:59 PM (UTC -05:00)

    World Meningitis Day

    Category: General

    World Meningitis Day - 24 April 2013 World Meningitis Day is held every year on 24 April to raise the global profile of meningitis, emphasise the importance of vaccination, and provide support for those dealing with the consequences of the disease. This year we celebrated our sixth World …

  • 25 Apr, 2014
    12:00 AM (UTC -05:00)
    to 11:59 PM (UTC -05:00)

    World Malaria Day

    Category: General

    World Malaria Day will be celebrated on 25 April 2014.

  • 26 Apr, 2014
    12:00 AM (UTC -05:00)
    to 03 May, 2014
    11:59 PM (UTC -05:00)

    National Infant Immunization Week

    Category: General

    National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is an annual observance to highlight the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases and celebrate the achievements of immunization programs and their partners in promoting healthy communities. Since 1994, NIIW has served as a call to …