On October 25th, World Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Day raises awareness and understanding for these diseases that affect the spine and the brain. It’s also a day to advocate and promote the rights of those living with these conditions.
On the second Saturday in October, International African Penguin Awareness Day raises awareness about the plight of the African penguins. It’s also a day to learn more about this flightless seabird.
PANS/PANDAS Awareness Day on October 9th sets out to increase research & support for the 1 in 200 children diagnosed.
Every year on September 22nd, World Narcolepsy Day spreads awareness for this chronic sleep disorder. It’s also a day for those who have narcolepsy to share their stories on social media.
September - All month long, Prostate Health Month (also known as National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month) strives to bring education, information, support, and awareness to the second-leading cancer among men.
Each September, Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month focuses on sharing information about symptoms, treatment, risk factors, prevention, clinical trials, and survivors' stories.
Every year on July 23rd, World Sjogren's Day spreads awareness for this immune system disorder. It’s also a day to better understand the symptoms so that Sjogren’s (SHOW-grins) Syndrome is properly diagnosed.
On July 11th, World Benzodiazepine Awareness Day (W-BAD) raises global awareness about medically induced dependence of benzodiazepines.
Every year on June 3rd, World Clubfoot Day seeks to unite those affected by clubfoot so that they can inspire and encourage one another.
Sarcoidosis Awareness Month annually raises awareness about a non-contagious immune system disease.