On World COPD Day, organizers in 50 countries carry out activities and education events to spread awareness for COPD.
On November 12th, World Pneumonia Day raises awareness for this deadly disease. It’s also a day that the world takes a stand and demands action for the fight against pneumonia.
Every year on February 1st, World Aspergillosis Day aims to raise awareness about this under-diagnosed fungal infection. It’s also a day to educate the general public on the signs and symptoms of aspergillosis.
National RSV Awareness Month is an annual designation observed in October. RSV, or Respiratory Syncytial Virus, is a very common, dangerous virus.
National Sarcoidosis Day on April 30th annually raises awareness about a non-contagious immune system disease.
Each year on June 1st, National Heimlich Maneuver Day recognizes a life-saving technique. Using abdominal thrusts to force air from the lungs to expel an object on which someone is choking is called the Heimlich Maneuver.