Mark Your Calendar – Key Public Health Days & Events to Remember

Health is wealth! and we all know that health and wellness are extremely important concerns for everyone. Let me tell you that in order to promote human well-being you need to know about health-related events to create awareness. Health events and days are more than just a list of times. In fact, these events offer a chance to share what people know about specific health conditions, improve understanding, and encourage better habits.

Ghurki Trust & Teaching Hospital, located in Lahore, is dedicated to providing the highest quality general health services to the community. Beyond offering exceptional healthcare, the hospital also takes a proactive stance in creating awareness and initiating events that are focused on promoting general health and preventing the spread of diseases throughout Pakistan.

Our goal is to give you the information and tools you need to be an involved and informed advocate for your own health and the health of your community. To celebrate health and well-being and make every day another opportunity to take steps in the direction of a healthier society, let’s learn about the Public Health Calenda and upcoming health events across the year!

Public Health Calendar Events Listing By Month

Month Day/Week Health Event
January 4 January World Braille Day
  Last Sunday in January World Leprosy Day
February 4 February World Cancer Day
  6 February International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation
  Second Monday of February International Epilepsy Day
  11 February International Day of Women and Girls in Science
  15 February International Childhood Cancer Day
  20 February World Day of Social Justice
  28/29 February Rare Disease Day
March 1 March Zero Discrimination Day
  3 March World Birth Defect Day World Hearing Day
  4 March World Obesity Day
  March 7-13 World Glaucoma Week
  8 March International Women’s Day
  Second Thursday in March World Kidney Day
  20 March International Day of HappinessWorld Oral Health Day
  21 March International Day for the Elimination of Racial DiscriminationWorld Down Syndrome Day
  22 March World Water Day
  24 March World Tuberculosis Day
  25 March International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members
April 2 April World Autism Awareness Day
  6 April International Day of Sport for Development and Peace
  7 April World Health Day
  14 April World Chagas Disease Day
  21 April World Creativity and Innovation Day
  24 April World Meningitis Day
  25 April World Malaria Day
  Last week of April World Immunization Week
  28 April World Day for Safety and Health at Work
May First Tuesday in May World Asthma Day
  5 May World Hand Hygiene DayInternational Day of the Midwife
  6-12 May UN Global Road Safety Week
  12 May International Nurses Day
  15 May International Day of Families
  19 May World Family Doctor Day
  17 May International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and BiphobiaWorld Hypertension Day
  23 May International Day to End Obstetric Fistula
  28 May Menstrual Hygiene Day
  31 May World No-Tobacco Day
June 14 June World Blood Donor Day
  15 June World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
  19 June International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict
  21 June International Day of Yoga
  26 June International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
July 11 July World Population Day
  22 July World Brain Day
  25 July World Drowning Prevention Day
  28 July World Hepatitis Day
August 1 to 7 August World Breastfeeding Week
  12 August International Youth Day
  19 August World Humanitarian Day
  31 August African Traditional Medicine Day
September 8 September World Physical Therapy Day (World PT Day, World Physiotherapy Day)
  10 September World Suicide Prevention Day
  13 September World Sepsis Day
  17 September World Patient Safety Day
  21 September World Alzheimer’s Day
  25 September World Pharmacists DayWorld Lung Day
  26 September World Contraception Day
  28 September World Rabies Day
  29 September World Heart Day
October 1 October International Day for the Elderly
  2 October International Day of Non-Violence
  10 October World Mental Health Day
  11 October International Day of the Girl Child
  13 October International Day for Disaster Reduction
  14 October World Sight Day
  Second Saturday of October World Hospice and Palliative Care Day
  15 October International Day of Rural Women
  16 October World Food DayWorld Anesthesia Day
  20 October World Statistics DayWorld Osteoporosis Day
  24 October United Nations DayWorld Polio Day
  29 October World Psoriasis DayWorld Stroke Day
  31 October World Cities Day
November 3 November One Health Day
  12 November World Pneumonia Day
  18-24 November World Antibiotic Awareness Week
  14 November World Diabetes Day
  16 November International Day for Tolerance
  19 November World Toilet Day
  Third Sunday of November World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
  18 November World Day of Research for Health
  20 November Universal Children’s Day
  25 November International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
December 1 December World AIDS Day
  3 December International Day of Persons with Disabilities
  5 December International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social DevelopmentFCHV Day
  9 December International Anti-Corruption Day
  10 December Human Rights Day
  12 December International Universal Health Coverage Day 
  20 December  International Human Solidarity Day 

We Are Dedicated To Promote 365 Days Of Health

The significance of global health events and observances cannot be overstated. These events play a crucial role in raising awareness about various health issues, promoting preventative measures, and advocating for better healthcare practices. Ghurki Trust & Teaching Hospital, as a leading healthcare institution in Pakistan, is committed to the promotion of health and well-being. 

Recognized as one of the best trust hospitals in Lahore, we actively participate in and support these important health events. By engaging with us during these events, you gain access to expert Heart Health Tips in Lahore, valuable insights into Women’s Health at our clinic, and comprehensive Vascular Health Check services. Our team of certified doctors, including Child Health Specialists, is dedicated to nurturing a healthier future for Pakistan. 

Because of our extensive range of services and constant dedication to health promotion, Ghurki Trust & Teaching Hospital is a shining example of what it means to provide excellent healthcare in Pakistan. Take part in our Hospital donation programs to promote public health events and make medication services available for all deserving patients. Donate Now!

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