Important Health Days in November 2023
- November 09, 2023
Nov 12 - World Pneumonia Day
World Pneumonia Day is observed every year on November 12 to spread awareness and educate people to fight pneumonia.
• Nov 14 - World Diabetes Day
World Diabetes Day is a campaign to raise global awareness about diabetes around the world, which takes place every year on 14th November.
• Nov 14 - Children's Day
Children's Day is a day celebrated with children. It is celebrated at different times in different countries of the world.
• Nov 16 - World COPD Day (3rd Wednesday, Nov 2022)
World COPD Day is a global healthcare event to raise awareness of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) among the general public worldwide.
Nov 17 - World Prematurity Day
World Prematurity Day on November 17 is one of the most important days of the year to raise awareness of the challenges and burden of premature birth worldwide.
• Nov 17 - World Pancreatic Cancer Day (3rd Thursday, Nov 2023)
November is globally recognized as Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month and the day is observed to raise awareness about the disease.
• Nov 19 - International Men's Day
International Men's Day is celebrated on November 19 every year. The day is celebrated worldwide as a major occasion to promote gender equality among men, ensure the well-being of boys and men, and promote a positive image of men.
• Nov 20 - World Children's Day
World Children's Day is celebrated on 20 November every year. The day aims to promote international unity and awareness among children as well as their welfare.
• 3rd Sunday in Nov - World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
The World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims is observed every year on the third Sunday of November as a fitting recognition of road traffic accident victims and their families.
• Nov 18 to 24 - World Antimicrobial Awareness Week / World Antibiotics Awareness Week
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) occurs when bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites change over time and no longer respond to drugs, making infections difficult to treat and increasing the risk of disease spread, serious illness and death.
• Nov 01 to 30 - Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month
Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month is a global healthcare event for pancreatic cancer awareness, observed throughout the month of November.
• Nov 01 to 30 - Lung Cancer Awareness Month
Every year the month of November was officially recognized as Lung Cancer Awareness Month, where it raises public awareness about this deadly disease.
• Nov 01 to 30 - Stomach Cancer Awareness Month
November is Stomach Cancer Awareness Month, and the goals of Stomach Cancer Awareness primarily include: raising public awareness and support.
• Nov 01 to 30 - Prostate Cancer Awareness Month / Prostate Health Month
September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men.