Global Health & Pathology

Pathology and laboratory medicine play an important part in addressing global health challenges today.

Global health awareness events

November 2015

18 November 2015: European Antibiotic Awareness Day

1 - 30 November 2015: Lung Cancer Awareness Month (UK)

1 - 30 November 2015: Mouth Cancer Action Month (UK)

1 - 30 November 2015: Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month (UK)

1 - 30 November 2015: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Awareness Month (Canada)

9 - 15 November 2015: Ask Your Pharmacist Week (UK)

10 - 15 November 2015: Mouth Cancer Awareness Week (UK)

14 November 2015: World Diabetes Day

17 November 2015: International Students Day

18 November 2015: Alcohol Awareness Week (UK)

December 2015

5 December 2015: International Volunteers Day

January 2016

1 - 31 January 2016: Dry January (UK)

24 - 30 January 2016: Cervical Cancer Prevention Week (UK)

February 2016

4 February 2016: World Cancer Day

March 2016

1 - 31 March 2016: Ovarian & Prostate Cancer Awareness Month (UK)

6 March 2016: BLS Lymphoedema Awareness Week

11 March 2016: No Smoking Day (UK)

16 - 22 March 2016: Brain Awareness Week (UK)

16 - 22 March 2016: Nutrition and Hydration Week (UK)

May 2016

4 - 10 May 2016: Sun Awareness Week (UK)

11 - 17 May 2016: Mental Health Awareness Week (UK)

August 2016

19 August 2016: World Humanitarian Day

September 2016

1 - 30 September 2016: National Blood Cancer Awareness Month (UK)

1 - 30 September 2016: Urology Awareness Month (UK)

1 - 30 September 2016: Childhood Cancer Awareness Month (UK)

5 September 2016: International Day of Charity

14 - 20 September 2016: Know Your Numbers! Week

October 2016

1 - 31 October 2015: Stoptober (UK)

10 October 2015: World Mental Health Day

December 2016

1 December 2015: World Aids Day