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Public Health Awareness Campaigns 2018

The calendar below lists many of the key health awareness campaigns coming up during 2018. 

 Month Long CampaignsWeek Long CampaignsAwareness Days
JanuaryDry January
Love your Liver
Change 4 Life 100 calorie snack campaign (PHE)
Stay Well this Winter (PHE)
Health Harms (Smoking) (PHE)
Winter Warmth (Halton)
National Obesity Week (w/c 8/1)
Cervical Cancer Week (w/c 22/1)
25/1 Young Carers Day
FebruaryStay Well this Winter (PHE)
Winter Warmth (Halton)
Act FAST Stroke Campaign (PHE)
Heart Month
Be Clear on Cancer - Breast (TBC) (PHE)
Children & Young People Mental Health Awareness Week (w/c 6/2)2/2 Time to Talk Day
4/2 World Cancer Day
17/2 Random Acts of Kindness Day
MarchOverian Cancer Awareness Month
Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
Nutrition & Hydration Week (w/c 12/3)
Salt Awareness Week (12 - 18)
Brain Awareness Week (12 - 18)
BBC Obesity Week (Dates TBC)
1/3 Self Injury Awareness Day
2/3 World Book Day
8/3 World Kidney Day
14/3 No Smoking Day
15/3 International School Meals Day
15/3 World Sleep Day
17/3 Sport Relief
20/3 International Day of Happiness
24/3 World TB Day
AprilBowel Cancer Awareness Month
Stress Awareness Month
Male cancer awareness week (w/c 2/4)
European Immunisation Week (w/c 23/4)
Parkinsons's Awareness Week (10-16)
Diabetes Prevention Week (16-22)
6/4 Walk to Work Day
7/4 World Health Day
28/4 World Day for Safety & Health at Work
MayNational Walking Month
Action on Stroke Month
Sun Awareness Week (9/5 - 15/5)
Mental Health Awareness Week (14/5-20/5)
Deaf Awareness Week (15-21)
National Epilepsy Week (14-20)
Dementia Awareness Week (21-27)
2/5 World Asthma Day
10/5 World Lupus Day
31/5 World No Tobacco Day
JuneCervical Screening Awareness Month
Scleroderma Awareness Month
Bike Week (w/c 10/6)
Mens Health Week (w/c 11/6)
Diabetes Week (11-17)
Carer's Week (w/c 12/6)
National Parks Week (w/c/ 24/6)
National School Sports Week (w/c 26/6)
14/6 World Blood Donor Day
19/6 Festival of Learners Day
21/6 World Music Day
21/6 National Clean Air Day
24/6 Armed Forces Day
JulyHealth Information Week (2-8)28/7 World Hepatitis Day
AugustNational Allotment Week (w/c 7/8)
International Breastfeeding Celebration Week (w/c 1/8)
6/8 International Friendship Day
SeptemberHeritage Open Days (w/c 7/9)
Know Your Numbers Week (11-17)
Sexual Health Week (11-17)
Organ Donation Week (4-10)
6/9 National Read a Book Day
10/9 World Suicide Prevention Day
21/9 World Alzheimer's Day
28/9 National Poetry Day
29/9 MacMillan Coffee Morning
29/9 World Heart Day
OctoberInternational Walk to School Month
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
National Work Life Week (w/c 2/10)
World Smile Week (w/c 6/10)
Libraries Week (w/c 9/10)
Women's Sports Week (2-8)
OCD Awareness Week (7-13)
National Arthritis Week (9-16)
1/10 International Day for Older Persons
10/10 World Mental Health Day
NovemberLung Cancer Awareness Month
COPD Awareness Month
Mouth Cancer Awareness Month
Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month
Men's Health (Movember)
Anti-Bullying (w/c 13/11)
Alcohol Awareness Week (w/c 13/11)
Self Care Week (w/c 13/11)
Global Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Week (w/c/ 20/11)
National School Meals Week (w/c 13/11)
1/11 Stress Awareness Day
13/11 World Kindness Day
14/11 World Diabetes Day
15/11 COPD Day
17/11 World Pancreatic Cancer Day
18/11 Antibiotic Awareness Day
19/11 International Men's Day
DecemberDecembeard (Bowel Cancer)Anger Awareness Week (1st Dec)5/12 International Volunteers Day

For details of which campaigns and events we will be supporting in Halton, call 0300 029 0029 or email HIT@halton.gov.uk

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