2022 Health Awareness Calendar

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List of Health Awareness Activities

A wide range of health conditions and causes have touched many of our lives. We typically hear about the big ones, such as Breast Cancer Awareness Month or World AIDS Day. But what about lesser-known awareness campaigns, such as Food Safety Education Month, Psoriasis Awareness, Meningitis Day? Did you know they existed? Are you aware with a health awareness campaigns?

Health Awareness in months, weeks, and days are important. They allow people with certain health conditions — along with their loved ones, advocacy organizations, and support groups — to rally around a common cause and lend support. Educational, fundraising, and support events are often held during these times. They can bring people together for a great cause.

Want to know which wellness events, or support an health awareness campaign you’re less familiar with? This 2022 calendar of health awareness months, weeks, and days offers a complete look at all the ways you can support these initiatives.

  • Thyroid Awareness Month
  • Folic Acid Awareness Week (Jan. 3-9)
  • World Leprosy Day (January 30)
  • World Cancer Day (February 4)
  • World Day of the Sick (February 11)
  • International Epilepsy Day (February 14)
  • Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week (Feb. 7-14)
  • World Encephalitis Day (February 22)
  • Self Injury/Harm Awareness Day(March 1)
  • World Hearing Day (March 3)
  • Endometriosis Awareness Month
  • Sleep Awareness Month
  • World Kidney Day (March 10)
  • World Glaucoma Week (March 6-12)
  • Patient Safety Awareness Week (March 13 To 19)
  • Brain Awareness Week (March 14 To 20)
  • Nutrition and Hydration week (March 14 To 20)
  • World Tuberculosis Day (March 24)
  • World oral health day (March 20)
  • World Down Syndrome Day (March 21)
  • World Autism Acceptance Week (March 28 – April 3)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Awareness Month
  • International Cesarean Awareness month
  • Parkinson’s Awareness month
  • World Autism Awareness Day (April 2)
  • STD Awareness Month
  • Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month
  • Oral Cancer Awareness Month
  • World Health Day (April 7)
  • Every Kid Healthy Week (April 25-29)
  • World Immunization Week (April 24-30)
  • World Meningitis Day (October 5)
  • Stroke Awareness Month
  • Arthritis Awareness Month
  • Celiac Disease Awareness Month
  • Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month
  • Global Employee Health and Fitness Month
  • Healthy Vision Month
  • Hepatitis Awareness Month
  • Lupus Awareness Month
  • Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month
  • High Blood Pressure Education Month
  • Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month
  • Food Allergy Action Month
  • Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month
  • Hand Hygiene Day (May 5)
  • Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month
  • Cataract Awareness Month
  • Hernia Awareness Month
  • Men’s Health Month
  • Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month
  • Men’s Health Week (June 13-19)
  • World Sickle Cell Day (June 19)
  • Cord Blood Awareness Month
  • International Group B Strep Throat Awareness Month
  • Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month
  • World Hepatitis Day (July 28)
  • Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month
  • Immunization Awareness Month
  • Psoriasis Awareness Month
  • World Breastfeeding Week (Aug. 1-7)
  • Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
  • Food Safety Education Month
  • Healthy Aging Month
  • Blood Cancer Awareness Month
  • Cholesterol Education Month
  • Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
  • Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
  • World Alzheimer’s Month
  • World Sepsis Day (Sept. 13)
  • Pain Awareness Month
  • Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Month
  • Celiac Disease Awareness Day (Sept. 13)
  • World Heart Day (Sept. 29)
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  • Eye Injury Prevention Month
  • Healthy Lung Month
  • Home Eye Safety Month
  • Physical Therapy Month
  • Dental Hygiene Month
  • World Cerebral Palsy Day (Oct. 6)
  • World Mental Health Day (Oct. 10)
  • International Infection Prevention Week (Oct. 18-22)
  • World Food Day (Oct. 16)
  • World Pediatric Bone and Joint Day (Oct. 19)
  • World Psoriasis Day (Oct. 29)
  • Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month
  • Bladder Health Month
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Awareness Month
  • Epilepsy Awareness Month
  • Lung Cancer Awareness Month
  • Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month
  • Stomach Cancer Awareness Month
  • World Antibiotic Awareness Week (November 18 To 24)
  • World AIDS Day (Dec. 1)
  • Hand-washing Awareness Week (Dec. 1-7)
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