public health days

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 Happiness
  • World Oral Health Day
21 March
  • International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
  • World 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 Day
  • International 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 Biphobia
  • World 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 Day
  • World 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 Day
  • World Anesthesia Day
20 October
  • World Statistics Day
  • World Osteoporosis Day
24 October
  • United Nations Day
  • World Polio Day
29 October
  • World Psoriasis Day
  • World 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 Development
  • FCHV 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!