Health Calendar


Sunsmart Cancer Awareness Month
4 World Braille Day
31 World Leprosy Day


Healthy Lifestyles Awareness Month
Environmental Awareness Month
Reproductive AwarenessHealth Month
4 World Cancer Day
8 International Epilepsy Day
8-14 Pregnancy Awareness Week
10-16 STI/Condom Week
19 Healthy Lifestyles Awareness Day


TB Awareness Month
4-8 School Health Week
6-12 World Glaucoma Week
8 International Women’s Day
10 World Kidney Day
16-22 World Salt Awareness Week
20 World Head Injury Awareness Day
21 Human Rights Day
21 World Down Syndrome Day
24 World TB Day


Health Awareness Month
2 World Autism Awareness Day
7 World Health Day
17 World Haemophilia Day
24-30 African Vaccination Week
25 World Malaria Day


Anti-tobacco Campaign Month
International Multiple Sclerosis Month
Burns Awareness Month
Go Turquoise for the Elderly (15 May to 15 June)
1-8 Hospice Week
5 World Hand Hygiene Day
6-12 Burns Awareness Week
8 World Red Cross Day
10 World Move for Health Day
12 International Nurses’ Day
12 World Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction Syndrome Day
15 May to 15 June Go Turquoise for the Elders
17 International Candlelight Memorial Day
17 World Hypertension Day
27 May to 2 June National Child Protection Week
28 International Day of Action for Women’s Health
31 World No Tobacco Day


Men’s Health Month
Blood Donor Month
National Youth National Month
1 International Children’s Day
2 International Cancer Survivors’ Day
3-9 World Heart Rhythm Week
4 International Day of Innocent Children – Victims of Aggression
5 World Environment Day
14 World Blood Donor Day
15 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
16-24 National Epilepsy Week
16 Youth Day
20-26 National Youth Indaba
21 National Epilepsy Day
24-28 SANCA Drug Awareness Week
26 International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Drug Trafficking


Mental Illness Awareness Month
1 Corporate Wellness Week
1 World Population Day
1 International Mandela Day
28 World Hepatitis Day


Bone Marrow Stem Cell Donation and Leukaemia Awareness Month (15 August to 15 October)
National Women’s Month
Organ Donor Month
1-6 Rheumatic Fever Week
1-7 National Breastfeeding Week
1-7 CANSA Care Week
3-28 HPV Vaccination Campaign
6-12 Polio Awareness Week
9 National Women’s Day
26-31 African Traditional Medicine Week
3 African Traditional Medicine Day


Albinism Awareness Month
Bone Marrow Stem Cell Donation and Leukaemia Awareness Month (15 August to 15 October)
Cervical Cancer Awareness Month
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
Eye Care Awareness Month (21 September to 18 October)
Muscular Dystrophy Awareness Month
National Heart Awareness Month
National Month of Deaf People
National Oral Health Month
1-7 Headache and Migraine Awareness Week
2-8 Kidney Awareness Week
2-6 Back Week
5-11 Pharmacy Week
9 International Foetal Alcohol Syndrome Day
10 International Gynaecological Health Day
14 National Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Day (ADHD)
19-25 World Retina Week
21 National Oral Health Day
21 World Alzheimer’s Day
23 Commencement of Eye Care Awareness Month
26 World Retina Day
26 World Environmental Health Day
26 World Contraception Day
28 World Rabies Day
29 World Heart Day


ADHD Awareness Month
Bone Marrow Stem Cell Donation and Leukaemia Awareness Month (15 August to 15 October)
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Eye Care Awareness Month (21 September to 18 October)
Mental Health Awareness Month
1 International Day for Older Persons
1 National Inherited Disorders Day
9 Partnership against AIDS Anniversary
9 International Day for Disaster Reduction
9-15 National Nutrition Week
10 World Mental Health Day
10 World Hospice and Palliative Care Day
11-17 Case Manager Week
12 World Arthritis Day
12 National Bandana Day
12-20 World Bone and Joint Week
13 World Sight Day
15 National Foetal Alcohol Syndrome Day
15 Global Hand Wash Day
15-19 National Obesity Week
16 World Food Day
16 World Spine Day
17 World Trauma Day
17 International Day for Eradication of Poverty
20 National Down Syndrome Day
20 World Osteoporosis Day
20-26 International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week
23 National Iodine Deficiency Disorder Day
24 World Polio Day
28 October to 3 November World Stroke Week
29 World Stroke Day
30 African Food and Nutrition Security Day


Quality Month
CANSA Men’s Awareness Month
National Disability Awareness Month (3 November to 3 December)
2 National Children’s Day
2-6 SADC Malaria Week
4-10 National Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Week
9 SADC Malaria Day
9 World Quality Day
14 World Diabetes Day
14-20 National Antibiotic Awareness Week
25 International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
25 November to 10 December 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children


Prevention of Injuries Month
Skin Cancer Awareness Month (1 December to 31 January)
1 World AIDS Day
3 International Day of Persons with Disability
5 International Volunteers Day
9 World Patient Safety Day

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