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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

2019

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

2019

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

2019

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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

Oct

01

2019

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

2019

World Arthritis Day

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

Oct

12

2019

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

2019

Union World Conference on Lung Health

The 50th Union World Conference on Lung Health will convene in The Hague, The Netherlands on October 30–November 2, 2019. It will unite researchers, global advocates, civil society, scientists, healthcare professionals and students working on all aspects of lung health. Learn more here.

Oct

30

2019

ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting

The 2019 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting will take place November 8–13 in Atlanta, Georgia. 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

08

2019

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

2019

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

2019

ASH Annual Meeting

The 61st American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting & Exhibition will take place December 7–10 in Orlando, Florida. Learn more here.

Dec

07

2019