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Important Health Related Days & Months-2024

important health related days in 2024

In India, you will find many medical and health-related days that will be celebrated in 2024. These days are important for raising awareness about crucial health issues, that will encourage healthy habits. Health-related Monthly calendar set an important milestone in comprehending various health conditions.

This blog aims to give you a comprehensive health-related day calendar with important days.  It highlights the significant medical and healthcare days in India and across the globe for the year 2024.

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Check the table of health-related monthly calendar 2024 below:


Month Months known for.
January  Thyroid Awareness Month
National Glaucoma Awareness Month
Birth Defects Prevention Month
Cervical Health Awareness Month
National Blood Donor Month
February  National Cancer Prevention Month
National Children’s Dental Health Month
March  National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
Indian/National Endometriosis Awareness Month
April Alcohol Awareness Month
National Autism Awareness Month
National Cancer Control Month
STI Awareness Month
May Hepatitis Awareness Month
Lupus Awareness Month
Mental Health Awareness Month
National Nurses Month
June  Men’s Health Month
Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month
PTSD Awareness Month
July  Cord Blood Awareness Month
Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month
August Gastroparesis Awareness Month
National Breastfeeding Month
Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month
September Blood Cancer Awareness Month
National Recovery Month
Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
Pain Awareness Month
Sexual Health Awareness Month
World Alzheimer’s Month
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
October National ADHD Awareness Month
Indian/National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
National Down Syndrome Awareness Month
November Lung Cancer Awareness Month
National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

Throughout 2024, many healthcare recognition days will occur, each having its roles and specialties. Some of the important events in the month:



Event Date
National Pharmacist Day January 12
Maternal Health Awareness Day January 23
World Leprosy Day January 28



Event Date
World Cancer Day February 4
National Wear Red Day February 3
Give Kids A Smile ® Day February 2
National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day February 7
Toothache Day February 9
National Donor Day February 14
National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day February 22
Rare Disease Day February 29


Event Date
National Doctors Day March 30



Event Date
World Autism Awareness Day April 2
World Health Day April 7
National Youth HIV and AIDS Awareness Day April 10
National Prescription Drug Take Back Day April 27
Annual National Healthcare Decisions Day April 16
World Hemophilia Day April 17
DNA Day April 25
World Malaria Day April 25
World Day for Safety and Health at Work April 28
Event Date
World Autism Awareness Day April 2
World Health Day April 7
National Youth HIV and AIDS Awareness Day April 10
National Prescription Drug Take Back Day April 27
Annual National Healthcare Decisions Day April 16
World Hemophilia Day April 17
DNA Day April 25
World Malaria Day April 25



Event Date
World Asthma Day May 7
World Hand Hygiene Day May 5
International Nurses Day May 6
Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day May 7
National Women’s Checkup Day May 8
World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day May 8
National Student Nurses Day May 8
National School Nurse Day May 8
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Day May 12
International Nurses Day May 12
National Cornelia de Lange Syndrome Awareness May 11
World AIDS Vaccine Day May 18
HIV Vaccine Awareness Day May 18
National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day May 19
World Autoimmune/Auto-inflammatory Arthritis Day May 20
Don’t Fry Day May 24
National Senior Health & Fitness Day May 29
World No Tobacco Day May 31



Event Date
National Cancer Survivors Day June 2
World Brain Tumor Day June 8
Family Health and Fitness Day June 8
World Blood Donor Day June 14
Autistic Pride Day June 18
World Sickle Cell Day June 19
World Vitiligo Day June 25
National HIV Testing Day June 27



Event Date
World Hepatitis Day July 28



Event Date
World Lung Cancer Day August 1
International Overdose Awareness Day August 31



Event Date
World Sexual Health Day September 4
World Suicide Prevention Day September 10
World Sepsis Day September 13
National Celiac Disease Awareness Day September 13
National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day September 18
Get Ready for Flu Day September 17
World Alzheimer’s Day September 21
Sport Purple for Platelets Day September 27
World Lung Day September 25
Mesothelioma Awareness Day September 26
World Rabies Day September 28
National Women’s Health and Fitness Day September 25
World Heart Day September 29



Event Date
World Meningitis Day October 5
World Cerebral Palsy Day October 6
National Depression Screening Day October 7
World Mental Health Day October 10
International Day of the Girl October 11
Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day October 13
World Sight Day October 10
Global Handwashing Day October 15
National Latino AIDS Awareness Day October 15
World Pregnancy & Infant Loss Remembrance Day October 15
World Food Day October 16
National Mammography Day October 18
World Pediatric Bone and Joint Day October 19
World Osteoporosis Day October 20
National Check Your Meds Day October 21
International Stuttering Awareness Day October 22
National Prescription Drug Take Back Day October 26
World Psoriasis Day October 29
World Hypophosphatasia Day October 30



Event Date
National Diabetes Heart Connection Day November 9
World Pneumonia Day November 12
World Diabetes Day November 14
World Prematurity Day November 17
Great American Smokeout November 16
National Family Health History Day November 21



Event Date
World AIDS Day December 1
International Day of Persons with Disability December 3



This health-related calendar for 2024 shows us the way through all the different health issues and events that make people more aware. This also helps them take preventative measures. Let’s put our health first, help each other, and build a better and healthier future together. Make society healthier and aware of different health issues and their solution.


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