Events

  • 01 Apr 2015
    12:00 am EDT 
    to 30 Apr 2015
    11:59 pm EDT 

    Alcohol Awareness Month

    Category: General

    For the 2015 NCADD Alcohol Awareness Month, NCADD has chosen a theme designed to highlight the pervasive impact that alcohol, alcohol-related problems and alcoholism have on individuals, on families and children, in the workplace and in our communities: NCADD Alcohol Awareness Month 2015, "For...

  • 01 Apr 2015
    12:00 am EDT 
    to 30 Apr 2015
    11:59 pm EDT 

    Irritible Bowel Syndrome Awareness Month

    Category: General

    If you have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), you are not alone – IBS is common with worldwide prevalence estimated at 9% to 23%. Yet many people remain undiagnosed and unaware that their symptoms indicate a medically recognized disorder. In 1997, IFFGD (International Foundation for Functional...

  • 01 Apr 2015
    12:00 am EDT 
    to 30 Apr 2015
    11:59 pm EDT 

    National Autism Awareness Month

    Category: General

    Nearly a quarter century ago, the Autism Society launched a nationwide effort to promote autism awareness, inclusion and self-determination for all, and assure that each person with ASD is provided the opportunity to achieve the highest possible quality of life. This year we want to go beyond...

  • 01 Apr 2015
    12:00 am EDT 
    to 30 Apr 2015
    11:59 pm EDT 

    National Child Abuse Prevention Month

    Category: General

    National Child Abuse Prevention Month is a time to acknowledge the importance of families and communities working together to prevent child abuse and neglect, and to promote the social and emotional well-being of children and families. During the month of April and throughout the year,...

  • 01 Apr 2015
    12:00 am EDT 
    to 30 Apr 2015
    11:59 pm EDT 

    National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

    Category: General

    Eighty percent of American drivers believe hands-free devices are safer than using a handheld phone. But that is just not the case. More than 30 studies show hands-free devices are no safer because the brain remains distracted by the conversation. When talking on a cell phone, drivers can miss...

  • 01 Apr 2015
    12:00 am EDT 
    to 30 Apr 2015
    11:59 pm EDT 

    National Donate Life Month

    Category: General

    The gift of sight or health. A second chance. A loved one's life. A loved one's donation. Donate Life Month is a good time to share your story of what an organ, eye, and tissue donor made possible.

  • 01 Apr 2015
    12:00 am EDT 
    to 30 Apr 2015
    11:59 pm EDT 

    National Facial Protection Month

    Category: General

    This month we're spreading the word to remind both children and adults: as you suit up for outdoor activities this spring, don’t forget to protect your face and head. Spring often brings a flood of patients suffering with head, mouth and facial injuries resulting from sports-related accidents to...

  • 01 Apr 2015
    12:00 am EDT 
    to 30 Apr 2015
    11:59 pm EDT 

    National Minority Health Month

    Category: General

    During National Minority Health Month in April, the HHS Office of Minority Health (OMH) joins with its partners in raising public awareness about health and health care disparities that continue to affect racial and ethnic minorities and efforts to advance health equity.

  • 01 Apr 2015
    12:00 am EDT 
    to 30 Apr 2015
    11:59 pm EDT 

    Occupational Therapy Month

    Category: General

    As an occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant, you are part of a vitally important profession that helps people across the lifespan participate in the things they want and need to do through the therapeutic use of everyday activities. Your holistic and customized approach to...

  • 01 Apr 2015
    12:00 am EDT 
    to 30 Apr 2015
    11:59 pm EDT 

    Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

    Category: General

    Every 107 seconds, someone in the U.S. is sexually assaulted. That makes for about 293,000 victims of sexual violence every year (among victims age 12 or older). While sexual violence has declined by more than 60% in the last two decades, it is still a crime that impacts nearly every family in...

  • 01 Apr 2015
    12:00 am EDT 
    to 30 Apr 2015
    11:59 pm EDT 

    Sexual Assault Awareness Month of Action

    Category: General

    In the United States April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). The goal of SAAM is to raise public awareness about sexual violence and to educate communities on how to prevent it. Sexual violence is a major public health, human rights and social justice issue. We need everyone’s help to...

  • 01 Apr 2015
    12:00 am EDT 
    to 30 Apr 2015
    11:59 pm EDT 

    Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month

    Category: General

    Protecting your eyes from injury is one of the most basic things you can do to keep your vision healthy throughout your life. You may be somewhat aware of the possible risks of eye injuries, but are you taking the easiest step of all to prevent 90 percent of those injuries: wearing the proper...

  • 01 Apr 2015
    12:00 am EDT 
    to 30 Apr 2015
    11:59 pm EDT 

    STI Awareness Month

    Category: General

    Each April, ASHA (American Sexual Health Association) recognizes STI Awareness Month. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): -There are 20 million new STI cases in the U.S. every year -The medical costs for these new cases are $16 billion -Adding the new cases each...

  • 01 Apr 2015
    12:00 am EDT 
    to 30 Apr 2015
    11:59 pm EDT 

    Women's Eye Health and Safety Month

    Category: General

    According to the recent Prevent Blindness study, The Future of Vision: Forecasting the Prevalence and Costs of Vision Problems, women make up the majority of the 4.4 million Americans age 40 and older who are visually impaired or blind. More women than men have age-related macular degeneration,...

  • 06 Apr 2015
    12:00 am EDT 
    to 12 Apr 2015
    11:59 pm EDT 

    National Public Health Week

    Category: General

    During the first full week of April each year, APHA (American Public Health Association) brings together communities across the United States to observe National Public Health Week as a time to recognize the contributions of public health and highlight issues that are important to improving our...

  • 07 Apr 2015
    12:00 am EDT 
    to 11:59 pm EDT 

    Sexual Assault Awareness Day of Action

    Category: General

    Join us on the first Tuesday in April for the Day of Action. SAAM (Sexual Assault Awareness Month) activists chose this day to collectively engage communities to end sexual violence. Plan, attend or post about your community SAAM event.

  • 07 Apr 2015
    12:00 am EDT 
    to 11:59 pm EDT 

    World Health Day

    Category: General

    New data on the harm caused by foodborne illnesses underscore the global threats posed by unsafe foods, and the need for coordinated, cross-border action across the entire food supply chain, according to WHO, which next week is dedicating its annual World Health Day to the issue of food safety....

  • 09 Apr 2015
    12:00 am EDT 
    to 11:59 pm EDT 

    National Alcohol Screening Day

    Category: General

    National Alcohol Screening Day (NASD) is an outreach, education, and screening initiative that raises awareness about harmful and dependent drinking behaviors and connects individuals who are at risk with treatment options. NASD is held annually on Thursday of the first full week of April....

  • 10 Apr 2015
    12:00 am EDT 
    to 11:59 pm EDT 

    National Youth HIV and AIDS Awareness Day

    Category: General

    National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day is a day to educate the public about the impact of HIV and AIDS on young people as well as highlight the amazing work young people are doing across the country to fight the HIV & AIDS epidemic.

  • 18 Apr 2015
    12:00 am EDT 
    to 25 Apr 2015
    11:59 pm EDT 

    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, hundreds of communities...

  • 19 Apr 2015
    12:00 am EDT 
    to 25 Apr 2015
    11:59 pm EDT 

    National Infertility Awareness Week

    Category: General

    National Infertility Awareness Week® (NIAW) is a movement that began in 1989. The goal of NIAW is to raise awareness about the disease of infertility and encourage the public to understand their reproductive health. This year RESOLVE is urging the infertility community to spread the message “You...

  • 20 Apr 2015
    12:00 am EDT 
    to 24 Apr 2015
    11:59 pm EDT 

    Every Kid Healthy™ Week

    Category: General

    Every Kid Healthy™ Week is an annual observance created to celebrate school health and wellness achievements and recognized on the calendar of National Health Observances. Observed the last week of April each year, this special week shines a spotlight on the great efforts our school partners are...

  • 24 Apr 2015
    12:00 am EDT 
    to 30 Apr 2015
    11:59 pm EDT 

    World Immunization Week

    Category: General

    World Immunization Week, which takes place in the last week of April every year, is an opportunity to remind families and communities how effective vaccines can be, and to encourage people to take action to ensure that more children, and increasingly people in other age groups, are immunized...

  • 24 Apr 2015
    12:00 am EDT 
    to 11:59 pm EDT 

    World Meningitis Day

    Category: General

    Held every year on 24 April, WMD (World Meningitis Day) is recognized to raise the global profile of meningitis, emphasize the importance of vaccination, and provide support to those dealing with the consequences of the disease. Meningitis is a disease that can affect anyone, anywhere and at any...

  • 25 Apr 2015
    8:00 am CEST 
    to 28 Apr 2015
    5:00 pm CEST 

    ECCMID 2015

    Category: Conferences

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