Tags : Awareness


Bullying Prevention Month 2021

Bullying at school and work is on the rise. Studies show that one in five students report being bullied at least once in their school time. Moreover, there is a strong association between bullying and suicide. A person who has been bullied is 2.2x more likely to commit suicide than a person who has never […]Read More


World Sepsis Awareness Day 2021

World Sepsis Awareness Day, celebrated on September 13, is observed to increase awareness of sepsis. Also known as septicemia, sepsis is a potentially life-threatening complication of an infection that needs immediate medical care.  Here’s all you need to know about World Sepsis Awareness Day.  What Is Sepsis? Sepsis is a serious condition that occurs when […]Read More


World Suicide Prevention Day 2021

World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) is an awareness day recognized by the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH).  WSPD was first introduced in 2003; however, it wasn’t until 2011 when it became a globally recognized event. Here’s all you […]Read More


World Alzheimer’s Awareness Month 2021

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive neurological disorder characterized by the shrinkage of brain cells, resulting in a gradual decline in cognitive abilities. Alzheimer’s disease leads to dementia, which leads to a loss of social, behavioural, and thinking skills.  If not managed properly, Alzheimer’s disease can become major comorbidity and affect the patient’s quality of life. […]Read More


Blood Cancer Awareness Month

Blood cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in the world. In the US alone, a person succumbs to blood cancer every nine minutes. Cancer is often curable if diagnosed at an early stage, but it often becomes a death sentence because of the lack of appropriate diagnosis and treatment. Blood Cancer […]Read More


Grief Awareness Day

Loss is a part of life. Every individual suffers loss in one way or the other. It could be the loss of money, opportunity, or a loved one. Regardless of the loss, coping with it is important. It’s essential to overcome grief and have a positive outcome in life. National Grief Awareness Day, observed on […]Read More


International Dog Day

There are many reasons to celebrate dogs. They have been man’s best friends for over 20,000 years. Whether you want someone to cuddle, protect your livestock, or guard your property, you should get a dog.  International Dog Day is celebrated every year on August 26th to promote dog ownership and increase awareness of owning dogs […]Read More


World Mosquito Day

The majority of us have been bitten by mosquitos at some point in our lives. Most mosquito bites are not dangerous whereas others can cause deadly diseases such as dengue and malaria. Learning about these conditions and how to prevent them is essential for global public health.  World Mosquito Day is annually observed on August […]Read More


World Hepatitis Day.

There are more than 500 million people in the world (more than the population of the USA and Russia combined) infected with hepatitis B or C at this moment. The disease kills around 1.5 million people every year.  What’s more, most infected people have dormant symptoms and don’t know that they have the condition, which […]Read More