Annual health promotion days

Health Canada’s health-related awareness days, weeks and months are recognized throughout the health professional community. Use any of these established awareness events to connect to education, activities or policy changes that are scheduled to happen at your office around the same time.

 Nutrition Month

International Women’s Day – March 8

World Glaucoma Week – March 11 to 17

Brain Awareness Week – March 12 to 18

World Water Day – March 22*

World Tuberculosis Day – March 24*

Purple Day – March 26*

Mental Illness Awareness Week – October 1 to 7

HPV Prevention Week* – October 1 to 7

World Mental Health Day – October 10

World Sight Day – October 10*

World Arthritis Day – October 12*

World Spine Day – October 16*

National Psoriatic Arthritis Day – October 19*

International Stuttering Awareness Day – October 22

* Indicates that the health-related day is celebrated on a static date each year.