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EULAR: The Annual European Congress of Rheumatology

EULAR will hold its Annual Scientific Congress in Frankfurt, Germany, from June 3-6, 2020. The annual EULAR Congresses comprise the major event in the calendar of world rheumatology. Learn more  here.

Jun

03

2020

BIO International Convention

The 2020 BIO International Convention will be held June 8–11 in San Diego, California. The Convention provides access to global biotech and pharma leaders via BIO One-on-One Partnering, exposure to industry thought leaders, and unparalleled networking opportunities with 17,000+ attendees from 65+ countries. Learn more  here.

Jun

08

2020

World Scleroderma Day

Scleroderma is a complex, autoimmune disease of the blood vessels and connective tissue. Pulmonary hypertension is a complication of systemic sclerosis (SSc) and is the leading cause of death in these patients. World Scleroderma Day was created to tell people, including the medical community, what it means to have this disabling disease. June 29 is a day to recognize those who live with scleroderma, and to demand equal treatment and equal care for people with scleroderma across Europe. Learn more   here.

Jun

29

2020

International AIDS Society Meeting – San Francisco & Oakland

Founded in 1988, the IAS is the world’s largest association of HIV professionals, with members in more than 170 countries. Working with its members, the IAS advocates and drives urgent action to reduce the impact of HIV. The IAS is also the steward of the world’s most prestigious HIV conferences: the International AIDS Conference, the IAS Conference on HIV Science, and the HIV Research for Prevention Conference. Learn more here.

Jul

06

2020

World Hepatitis Day

The elimination of hepatitis is a global concern. World Hepatitis Day helps to build on momentum and accelerate progress towards achieving the goal of elimination of hepatitis by 2030. Learn more here.

Jul

28

2020

Psoriasis Awareness Month

August is Psoriasis Awareness Month. Throughout the month, we’ll be sharing resources for treating and managing psoriatic disease to empower you to take control of your health. Each week, we’ll unlock a new challenge to test your knowledge and provide you with everything you need to live a full, vibrant and active life. Learn more here.

Aug

01

2020

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Prostate Cancer Awareness Month is about being aware and informed. Prostate cancer is an extremely complex disease—multiple subtypes of this cancer exist, some aggressive and lethal, others non-aggressive and non-life-threatening. Learn more  here.

Sep

01

2020

Blood Cancer Awareness Month

September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month, led by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Learn more about our focus in this area, and on social media, follow #fightbloodcancer

Sep

01

2020

World Alzheimer’s Month

September 2020 will mark the 9th global World Alzheimer’s Month™, an international campaign to raise awareness and challenge stigma. Follow # WAM20 for more information. Learn more here.

Sep

01

2020

Dr. Paul Janssen’s Birthday

Our namesake, Dr. Paul Janssen, was born on September 12, 1926, in Turnhout, Belgium. Learn more  here.

Sep

12

2020

World Patient Safety Day

In May 2019, the 72nd World Health Assembly endorsed the establishment of World Patient Safety Day to be observed annually on 17 September. The objective of World Patient Safety Day is to raise global awareness about patient safety and encourage global solidarity and action. Learn more here.

Sep

17

2020

World Alzheimer’s Day

World Alzheimer’s Day is recognized globally each year on September 21 to support efforts to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia, a group of disorders that impairs mental functioning. Learn more  here.

Sep

21

2020

RSV Awareness Month

October is RSV Awareness Month, which is helping to bring attention to respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). RSV is a respiratory virus that infects the lungs and breathing passages. Healthy people usually experience mild, cold-like symptoms and recover in a week or two. But RSV can be serious, especially for infants and older adults. In fact, RSV is the most common cause of bronchiolitis (inflammation of the small airways in the lung) and pneumonia in children younger than 1 year of age in the United States. Learn more  here.

Oct

01

2020

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. Learn more  here.

Oct

01

2020

World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day is observed on October 10 every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilizing efforts in support of mental health. Learn more  here.

Oct

10

2020

World Arthritis Day

World Arthritis Day is celebrated on October 12 to raise awareness of rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases. Learn more  here.

Oct

12

2020

Union World Conference on Lung Health

The 51st Union World Conference on Lung Health will convene in Seville, Spain between October 21-24, 2020. It will unite researchers, global advocates, civil society, scientists, healthcare professionals and students working on all aspects of lung health. Learn more  here.

Oct

21

2020

World Psoriasis Day

World Psoriasis Day is an annual day specially dedicated to people with psoriasis/psoriatic arthritis. Conceived by patients for patients, World Psoriasis Day is a truly global event that sets out to give an international voice to the 125 million people with psoriasis/psoriatic arthritis. Learn more  here.

Oct

29

2020

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness of the need for more research and better community awareness of this disease. Learn more about our focus here.

Nov

01

2020

National Family Caregivers Month

Celebrate caregivers as they explore options & support the well-being of their loved ones. Lear more here.

Nov

01

2020

ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting

The 2020 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting will take place November 6–11 in Washington D.C. The American College of Rheumatology’s Annual Meeting is the largest rheumatology meeting in the world and the premier educational event for physicians, healthcare professionals, and scientists who treat or research rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases. The meeting is attended by more than 15,000 rheumatology professionals from over 100 countries. Learn more  here.

Nov

06

2020

World Diabetes Day

World Diabetes Day (WDD) is celebrated every year on November 14. The World Diabetes Day campaign is led by the International Diabetes Federation and its member associations to engage millions of people worldwide in diabetes advocacy and awareness. Learn more  here.

Nov

14

2020

World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day is observed annually on December 1 to serve as a reminder that while significant progress has been made in the global battle against HIV/AIDS, there is still much more to be done. Learn more  here.

Dec

01

2020

ASH Annual Meeting

The 62nd American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting & Exhibition will take place December 5–8 in San Diego, CA. Learn more  here.

Dec

05

2020