World Sight Day

World Sight Day logo

Second Thursday in October every year: Raising awareness about the problems, prevention and treatment of blindness.

International Day of Older Persons

An old lady smiles at the camera in Bhutan by UN Photo on Flickr.com

1 October every year: Raising awareness of the impact of an ageing population and the need to ensure people can grow old with dignity.

World Malaria Day

World Malaria Day logo

25 April every year: Raising awareness of malaria as a curable and preventable disease.

World Health Day

World Health Day 2017 - Depression poster

7 April every year: Raising awareness of different threats to our health.

World TB Day

V0047919 Liverpool TB awareness poster

24 March every year: Raising awareness that tuberculosis (TB) remains an epidemic in much of the world.

World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day Ribbon image

1 December every year: Raising awareness of HIV/AIDS and its treatment and prevention.

World Toilet Day

World Toilet Day logo

19 November every year: Raising awareness of sanitation issues.

World Sight Day

World Sight Day logo

Second Thursday in October every year: Raising awareness about the problems, prevention and treatment of blindness.