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September's Health Awareness Events

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Friday, September 1, 2017 to Saturday, September 30, 2017

Raising awareness events across the UK. During Childhood Cancer Awareness Month (CCAM) CLIC Sargent is highlighting the impact of cancer and treatment on children, young people and their families, and the benefits of helping them spend more time at home. Visit the website for more details.

http://www.clicsargent.org.uk/

CMT Awareness Month (Charcot-Marie-Tooth)

Friday, September 1, 2017 to Saturday, September 30, 2017

A month of events and publicity to try to bring Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease into the public eye.

http://cmt.org.uk/

Sickle Cell Awareness Month

Friday, September 1, 2017 to Saturday, September 30, 2017

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

http://www.sicklecellsociety.org/

Vascular Disease Awareness Month

Friday, September 1, 2017 to Saturday, September 30, 2017

The Circulation Foundation is committed to saving lives and limbs through research, awareness and information. As the only UK charity dedicated to vascular disease, we want to ensure that those at risk of vascular disease are identified and treated before it is too late. Help us spread the word. You can order fundraising materials and patient information online. Or if you fancy organising an event to help raise awareness of vascular disease and raise much needed funds, visit our fundraising section or email info@circulationfoundation.org.uk to request a toolkit.

http://www.circulationfoundation.org.uk/

Fibromyalgia Awareness Week

Saturday, September 2, 2017 to Saturday, September 9, 2017

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

http://www.fibromyalgia-associationuk.org/

Migraine Awareness Week

Sunday, September 3, 2017 to Saturday, September 9, 2017

Raising awareness of migraine and offering advise to the one in eight people affected. Visit the website for more details of activities.

http://www.migraine.org.uk/

Organ Donation Week

Monday, September 4, 2017 to Sunday, September 10, 2017

Raising awareness of organ donation, and encouraging more people to join the NHS Organ Donor Register. Visit the website for more details.

https://www.organdonation.nhs.uk/

Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders National/International Awareness Day

Saturday, September 9, 2017 to Saturday, September 9, 2017

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

http://www.fasaware.co.uk

World Suicide Prevention Day

Sunday, September 10, 2017 to Sunday, September 10, 2017

Events to raise awareness worldwide - see website for more information.

http://www.iasp.info/wspd/index.php

Sexual Health Week

Monday, September 11, 2017 to Sunday, September 17, 2017

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

http://www.fpa.org.uk/campaigns/sexual-health-week

National Eczema Week

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 to Thursday, September 21, 2017

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

http://www.eczema.org/

World Lymphoma Day

Friday, September 15, 2017 to Friday, September 15, 2017

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

http://www.lymphoma.org.uk/

Mitochondrial Disease Awareness Week

Sunday, September 17, 2017 to Saturday, September 23, 2017

Across the globe the week will be marked with various educational, fundraising and advocacy efforts all designed to raise awareness about mitochondrial disease.

http://www.mitoaction.org/awareness

Balance Awareness Week

Monday, September 18, 2017 to Sunday, September 24, 2017

Visit the website to request an awareness pack and find out how you can get involved.

http://vestibular.org/BAW

European Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week

Monday, September 18, 2017 to Friday, September 22, 2017

Focus on raising awareness of this treatable disease, which kills more than 62,000 people across Europe each year.

http://makesensecampaign.eu/

Know Your Numbers! (National Blood Pressure Testing Awareness Week)

Monday, September 18, 2017 to Sunday, September 24, 2017

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

http://www.bloodpressureuk.org

Meningitis Awareness Week

Monday, September 18, 2017 to Sunday, September 24, 2017

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

http://www.meningitis.org/

National Eye Health Week

Monday, September 18, 2017 to Sunday, September 24, 2017

Vision really matters. Sight is the sense people fear losing the most, yet many of us don’t know how to look after our eyes – National Eye Health Week aims to change all that!

http://www.visionmatters.org.uk/

World Alzheimer’s Day

Thursday, September 21, 2017 to Thursday, September 21, 2017

Every year on 21 September Alzheimer associations across the globe unite to recognise World Alzheimer's Day. Raising awareness events across the world. Visit the website for more details.

http://www.alz.co.uk/world-alzheimers-day

Jeans For Genes Day

Friday, September 22, 2017 to Friday, September 22, 2017

Jeans for Genes is the national children's charity that holds Jeans for Genes Day. Wear your jeans, make a donation and help children with genetic disorders. Visit the website for more details.

http://www.jeansforgenes.com

International Ataxia Awareness Day

Monday, September 25, 2017 to Monday, September 25, 2017

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

http://www.ataxia.org.uk/

World Contraception Day

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 to Tuesday, September 26, 2017

World Contraception Day (WCD) is a worldwide campaign with a vision for a world where every pregnancy is wanted. Its mission is to improve awareness of contraception to enable young people to make informed decisions on sexual and reproductive health.

http://www.your-life.com/en/home/world_contraception_day/

World Rabies Day 

Thursday, September 28, 2017 to Thursday, September 28, 2017

September 28 is World Rabies Day, a global health observance that seeks to raise awareness about rabies and enhance prevention and control efforts. World Rabies Day is an excellent time to take steps that can help prevent and control rabies, such as vaccinating pets including dogs and cats and providing education on how to avoid the animals that typically transmit rabies: raccoons, bats, skunks, and foxes. Visit the website for more details.

http://www.cdc.gov/worldrabiesday/index.html

World Heart Day

Friday, September 29, 2017 to Friday, September 29, 2017

World Heart Day was created to inform people around the globe that heart disease and stroke are the world's leading cause of death. Visit the website for more details.

http://www.worldheart.org/