December's Health Awareness Events

Decembeard

Friday, December 1, 2017 to Sunday, December 31, 2017

Get sponsored to grow a beard in December - in doing so you will have raised both funds and awareness of the UK's 2nd biggest cancer killer.

https://www.beatingbowelcancer.org/get-involved/policy-campaigns/decembeard/

World AIDS Day

Friday, December 1, 2017 to Friday, December 1, 2017

Raising awareness events across the UK. Visit the website for more details.

http://www.worldaidsday.org/

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Sunday, December 3, 2017 to Sunday, December 3, 2017

The International Day of Persons with Disabilities is marked around the world annually on 3 December, as per General Assembly resolution 47/3 of 14 October 1992, to promote awareness and mobilise support for critical issues pertaining to the inclusion of persons with disabilities in society and development. Visit the website for more details.

http://www.un.org/en/events/disabilitiesday/

Human Rights Day

Sunday, December 10, 2017 to Sunday, December 10, 2017

Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December. It commemorates the day on which, in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In 1950, the Assembly passed resolution 423 (V), inviting all States and interested organizations to observe 10 December of each year as Human Rights Day. Visit the website for more information.

http://www.un.org/en/events/humanrightsday/