Health Promotion Days – 2011

JUNE 2011

Day

  • June 5, National Cancer Survivor Day
  • June 8, Clear Air Day
  • June 14, World Blood Donor Day
  • June 21, National Aboriginal Day
  • June 26, International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

Week

  • June 5 – 11, Canadian Environment Week

Month

  • Recreation & Parks Month
  • Seniors Month
  • Stroke Awareness Month

SEPTEMBER 2011

Day

  • Sept. 9, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Day
  • Sept. 18, Terry Fox Run
  • Sept. 21, World Alzheimer’s Day
  • Sept. 26, World Heart Day

Week

  • Sept. 12-20, AIDS Walk for Life

Month

  • Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
  • Men’s Cancer Health Awareness Month
  • National Arthritis Month
  • Ovarian Cancer Month

OCTOBER2011

Day

  • Oct. 1, International Day for Older Persons
  • Oct. 11, World Mental Health Day
  • Oct. 12, International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction
  • Oct. 16, World Food Day

Week

  • Oct. 1-7, World Breast Feeding Week
  • Oct. 3-9, Fire Prevention Week
  • Oct. 3-9, Mental Illness Awareness Week
  • Oct. 17-23, National School Safety Week

Month

  • Autism Awareness Month
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  • Eye Health Month
  • Healthy Workplace Month
  • Influenza Immunization Month
  • Learning Disability Month
  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Awareness Month

NOVEMBER2011

Day

  • Nov. 14, World Diabetes DayNov. 20, National Child Day
  • Nov. 25, International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Week

  • Nov. 1-7, National Down Syndrome Awareness Month
  • Nov. 6-12 National Seniors Safety Week
  • Nov. 24-30, National Home Fire Safety Week

Month

  • Diabetes Month
  • Lung Cancer Awareness Month
  • Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

DECEMBER2011

Day

  • Dec. 1, World AIDS Day
  • Dec. 3, International Day of Disabled Persons
  • Dec. 6, National Day of Rememberance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada