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Upcoming Health Events in Ireland and Abroad

 

|September | October | November | December |

September
Sept 1-30            
Irish Heart Month Irish Heart Foundation Phone:01-6685001  www.irishheart.ie
Sept 7
First World Duchenne Awareness Day, organised by the United Parents projects Muscular Dystrophy and Muscular Dystrophy Ireland will be particiapating. www.mdi.ie
Sept 10               
World Suicide Prevention Day International Association for Suicide Prevention  www.iasp.info/wspd
Sept 15               
World Lymphoma Awareness Day www.cancer.ie, www.lymphomacoalition.org/
Sept 16-22       
Irish Heart Month Irish Heart Foundation Phone:01-6685001  www.irishheart.ie
Sept 10               
World Suicide Prevention Day International Association for Suicide Prevention  www.iasp.info/wspd
Sept 15               
World Lymphoma Awareness Day www.cancer.ie, www.lymphomacoalition.org/
Sept 16-22          
European Mobility Week  www.mobilityweek.eu Department of Environment, Heritage and Local Government http://www.environ.ie/
Sept 17        
Mouth Cancer Awareness Day Dublin Dental Hospital www.mouthcancerawareness.ie
Sept 21               
World Alzheimer’s Day Alzheimer’s Disease International  http://www.alz.co.uk/, www.alzheimer.ie
Sept 22               
World Car-Free Day www.worldcarfree.net/
Sept 25-Oct 1      
Positive Ageing Week Age Action Ireland Phone: 01-4756989 Email: info@ageaction.ie, Web: www.ageaction.ie
Sept 29
World Heart Day Irish Heart Foundation Phone:01-6685001  www.irishheart.ie | www.worldheartfederation.org

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October
Oct 1 
                 
UN International Day of Older Persons  www.olderinireland.ie | www.un.org/en/events/olderpersonsday
Oct 1-31              
Breast Cancer Awareness Month Irish Cancer Society Phone: 01-2310500  www.cancer.ie
Oct 1-31              
International Walk to School Month Roads & Traffic Dept 01 2222265 www.rsa.ie | http://www.iwalktoschool.org/
Oct 1-7           
National Breastfeeding Week Health Service Executive  www.breastfeeding.ie
Oct 3                  
Get the Girls Day Irish Cancer Society Phone: 01-2310500  www.cancer.ie
Oct 5                  
World Teachers’ Day UNESCO www.ei-ie.org/ http://www.ei-ie.org/en/news/news_details/2324
Oct 6-13              
Fire Safety Week  www.firesafetyweek.ie
Oct 6-11              
National Arthritis Week Arthritis Ireland Phone: 01-6618188  www.arthritisireland.ie
Oct 10                
World Mental Health Day www.who.int/mediacentre/events/annual/world_mental_health_day/en/index.html | www.mentalhealthireland.ie
Oct 13
St. Luke's Symposium - A number of events have been planned during this year’s Symposium to mark the 150th anniversary of the College at No 6 Kildare Street, including free guided tours of the iconic building. For a complete guide to St Luke’s Symposium 2014 and for registration details, please log onto www.rcpi.ie/stlukes
Oct 15                
Global Handwashing Day http://globalhandwashing.org/ghw-day Irish Forum for Global Health http://www.globalhealth.ie/
Oct 16         
World Food Day www.fao.org/getinvolved/en/
Oct 10–Nov10      
MS READaTHON Multiple Sclerosis 01-6781600 www.ms-society.ie/ Email info@ms-society.ie
Oct 27 
Dublin City Marathon Dublin City Marathon 01-6232250 office@dublinmarathon.ie | http://adidasdublinmarathon.ie/

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November
Nov 1-30              
Movember Prostate Cancer Awareness campaign Irish Cancer Society Phone: 01-2310500  www.cancer.ie
Nov 6
Nursing Homes Ireland (NHI) Annual Conference at 9am Citywest Hotel, Dublin. The NHI Conference chaired by John Bowman includes speakers from both the domestic sector and International experts. For programme and booking details contact NHI (01)4292570 and www.nhi.ie
Nov 6
Nursing Homes Ireland (NHI) Annual Care Awards at 7.00pm (the evening of the Annual Conference) Citywest Hotel, Dublin. The NHI Care Awards is the definitive celebration of excellence across the Nursing Home sector. The purpose of the awards is to promote best practice within the sector and pay tribute to those individuals who have demonstrated outstanding excellence and dedication within their field of work. www.nhi.ie,www.nhicareawards.ie
Nov 14                
World Diabetes Day www.idf.org/worlddiabetesday | www.diabetes.ie
Nov 17-23            
One World Week National Youth Council Ireland http://www.youth.ie Phone 01 478 4122
Nov 20                
Universal Children’s Day www.un.org | www.unicef.org
Nov 25-10 Dec  
International 16 days of Action Opposing Violence Against Women Phone 01 678 8858  www.womensaid.ie

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December
Dec 1                  
World AIDS Day WHO http://www.aids2014.org/Default.aspx?pageId=693/ Irish Family Planning Association  http://www.ifpa.ie; Phone: 01-6074456
Dec 3                  
International Day of Persons with Disabilities  www.un.org/disabilities/ Inclusion Ireland http://www.inclusionireland.ie
Dec 5                  
International Volunteer Day http://www.worldvolunteerweb.org/ | www.volunteeringireland.ie Phone: 6369446 Email: info@volunteer.ie
Dec 10 
International Human Rights Day Irish Human Rights Commission  www.ihrc.ie/ | www.un.org/en/events/humanrightsday/
Dec 18 
UN International Migrants Day www.un.org/en/events/migrantsday/

The information included is correct at the time of posting. Inclusion does not imply recommendation by the HSE.

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Last updated on: 07 / 04 / 2009