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Anti Leprosy Day

Anti Leprosy Day

30th January,2014

Anti Leprosy Day is observed internationally on January 30 or its nearest Sunday to increase the public awareness of the Leprosy or Hansen's Disease. This day was chosen in commemoration of the death of Gandhi, the leader of India who understood the importance of leprosy. Leprosy is one of the oldest recorded diseases in the world. It is an infectious chronic disease that targets the nervous system, especially the nerves in the cooler parts of the body - the hands, feet, and face.

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World T.B. Day

World T.B. Day

24th March,2014

World Tuberculosis Day (World T.B. Day), falling on March 24 each year, is designed to build public awareness about the global epidemic of tuberculosis and efforts to eliminate the disease. Today tuberculosis causes the deaths of about 1.7 million people each year, mostly in the Third World.

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World Health Day

World Health Day

7th April,2014

World Health Day is celebrated every year on 7 April, under the sponsorship of the World Health Organization (WHO). In 1948, the WHO held the First World Health Assembly. The Assembly decided to celebrate 7 April of each year, with effect from 1950, as the World Health Day. The World Health Day is held to mark WHO's founding, and is seen as an opportunity by the organization to draw worldwide attention to a subject of major importance to global health each year.

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Safe Motherhood Day

Safe Motherhood Day

11th April,2014

The White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood (WRA) is a nonpartisan, non-profit and non-governmental membership organization that aims to decrease maternal and newborn death globally.

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International Day of Families

International Day of Families

15th May,2014

May 15 is celebrated as the International Day of the Family. This day highlights the importance of families. This was established by the General Assembly of the United Nations in 1992. It aims at fostering equality, bringing about a fuller sharing of domestic responsibilities and employment opportunities.

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International Women’s Health Day

International Women’s Health Day

28th May,2014

In 1987, during a reunion of members of Women's Global Network for Reproductive Rights (WGNRR), 28 May was declared as International Day of Action for Women's Health. In 1999, it was officially recognised by the government of South Africa.The International Women’s Health Day is a day to call for action towards the improvisation of women's health.

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World Anti-Tobacco Day

World Anti-Tobacco Day

31st May,2014

World Anti Tobacco Day is observed around the world every year on May 31. It is intended to encourage a 24-hour period of abstinence from all forms of tobacco consumption across the globe. The day is further intended to draw global attention to the widespread prevalence of tobacco use and to negative health effects, which currently lead to 5.4 million deaths worldwide annually.

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National Filaria Day

National Filaria Day

5th June,2014

Filaria was identified as one of the diseases to be eliminated globally. On the National Filaria Day, drug distribution is made by door-to-door campaign and some booths are set up at health facilities and town centers, etc. Our goal is to eliminate this disease completely from our country and make future generations live healthy and happy life, free from lymphatic filariasis.

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Cleanliness week

Cleanliness week

1st to 7th June,2014

Filaria was identified as one of the diseases to be eliminated globally. On the National Filaria Day, drug distribution is made by door-to-door campaign and some booths are set up at health facilities and town centers, etc. Our goal is to eliminate this disease completely from our country and make future generations live healthy and happy life, free from lymphatic filariasis.

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Anti Malaria Month

Anti Malaria Month

1st to 30th June,2014

Malaria is a disease which is transmitted to humans by the female Anopheles mosquito. (There are 430 known species of Anopheles mosquitoes - only 30-50 of those are responsible for malaria.) Unlike many of the illnesses affecting travelers, Malaria is caused by a parasite (Plasmodium) rather than a virus or strain of bacteria. It is preventable.

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Doctors Day

Doctors Day

1st July,2014

Doctors in India is celebrating Doctors Day annually on every 1 July to honour Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy..From dentists to neurosurgeons, homeopaths to heart specialists, physicians to paediatricians, Doctor's Day is the time to pay tribute to the entire medical profession.

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World Population Day

World Population Day

11th July,2014

World Population Day is an annual event, observed on July 11 every year, which seeks to raise awareness of global population issues. The event was established by the Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme in 1989. It was inspired by the public interest in Five Billion Day on July 11, 1999 approximately the date on which the world's population reached five billion people.

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Breast Feeding Week

Breast Feeding Week

1st August,2014 to 8th August,2014

This year's World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) theme, 'BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT: CLOSE TO MOTHERS', highlights Breastfeeding Peer Counselling. Even when mothers are able to get off to a good start, all too often in the weeks or months after delivery there is a sharp decline in breastfeeding rates, and practices, particularly exclusive breastfeeding.

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Eye Care Fortnight

Eye Care Fortnight

25th August,2014 to 10th September,2014

Eye Care Fortnight

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Nutrition Week

Nutrition Week

1st to 7th September,2014

Nutrition (also called nourishment or aliment) is the provision, to cells and organisms, of the materials necessary (in the form of food) to support life. Many common health problems can be prevented or alleviated with a healthy diet.

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Occupational Health Day

Occupational Health Day

15th September,2014

Occupational health is the field of healthcare concerned with enabling an individual to undertake their occupation, in the way that causes least harm to their health.

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World Heart Day

World Heart Day

24th September,2014

World Heart Day is globally held on the last Sunday of September each year to inform people about cardiovascular diseases, which are the biggest cause of death worldwide. The event also aims to promote preventative measures that reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases.

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International Day For Older Person

International Day For Older Person

1st October,2014

On December 14, 1990 the United Nations General Assembly voted to establish October 1 as the International Day of Older Persons as recorded in Resolution 45/106. The holiday was observed for the first time on October 1, 1991. The holiday is celebrated by raising awareness about issues affecting the elderly, such as senescence and elder abuse. It is also a day to appreciate the contributions that older people make to society.

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National Voluntary Blood Donation Day

National Voluntary Blood Donation Day

1st October,2014

The observation of National Voluntary Blood Donation Day in our country started on 1st October 1975, under the initiative of Indian Society of Blood Transfusion and Immunohaematology. Since then, the 1st October of each year is being observed throughout the country as the National Voluntary Blood Donation Day.

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Anti Drug Addiction Day

Anti Drug Addiction Day

2nd October,2014

The International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking is a United Nations International Day against drug abuse and the illegal drug trade. It has been held annually since 1988 on 26 June, a date chosen to commemorate Lin Zexu's dismantling of the opium trade in Humen, Guangdong, just before the First Opium War in China. The observance was instituted by General Assembly Resolution 42/112 of 7 December 1987.

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Mental Health Week

Mental Health Week

4th to 10th October,2014

Mental Health Week raises community awareness about mental health issues and is held every October each year to coincide with World Mental Health Day that is held on 10 October. The aim of Mental Health Week is to promote social and emotional wellbeing to the community, encouraging people to maximise their health potential, enhancing the coping capacity of communities, families, individuals and increasing mental health recovery.

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World Food Day

World Food Day

16th October,2014

World Food Day is celebrated every year around the world on 16 October in honor of the date of the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in 1945. The day is celebrated widely by many other organisations concerned with food security, including the World Food Programme.

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Universal Children’s Day

Universal Children’s Day

14th November,2014

Children's Day is recognized on various days in many places around the world, to honor children globally. It was first proclaimed by the World Conference for the Well-being of Children in 1925 and then established universally in 1954 to protect an "appropriate" day

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Diabetes Day

Diabetes Day

14th November,2014

World Diabetes Day is the primary global awareness campaign of the diabetes mellitus world and is held on November 14 of each year. It was introduced in 1991 by the International Diabetes Federation and the World Health Organization in response to the alarming rise of diabetes around the world. World Diabetes Day is a campaign that features a new theme chosen by the International Diabetes Federation each year to address issues facing the global diabetes community.

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Newborn Care Week

Newborn Care Week

14th to 20th November,2014

World Diabetes Day is the primary global awareness campaign of the diabetes mellitus world and is held on November 14 of each year. It was introduced in 1991 by the International Diabetes Federation and the World Health Organization in response to the alarming rise of diabetes around the world. World Diabetes Day is a campaign that features a new theme chosen by the International Diabetes Federation each year to address issues facing the global diabetes community.

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Anti AIDS Day

Anti AIDS Day

1st December,2014

World AIDS Day, observed on 1 December every year, is dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection. Government and health officials observe the day, often with speeches or forums on the AIDS topics. Since 1995, the President of the United States has made an official proclamation on World AIDS Day. Governments of other nations have followed suit and issued similar announcements.

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World Handicap Day

World Handicap Day

3rd December,2014

International Day of People with Disability (December 3) is an international observance promoted by the United Nations since 1992. It has been celebrated with varying degrees of success around the planet. The observance of the Day aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities.

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Human Right Day

Human Right Day

10th December,2014

Human Rights Day is celebrated annually across the world on 10 December. The date was chosen to honour the United Nations— General Assembly's adoption and proclamation, on 10 December 1948, of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), the first global enunciation of human rights and one of the first major achievements of the new United Nations.

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