The start of the 2023 school year promises to be tough! The health prevention dates follow one another and are not alike. We have summarized the important health appointments for the months of September and October 2023. Don't forget to download the complete calendar if you haven't done so yet!
September 10, 2023: World Suicide Prevention Day
Make the general public aware of the staggering figures of suicide: in the world, a suicide takes place every 40 seconds, a suicide attempt takes place every 3 seconds. This makes suicide a serious health issue. The theme of this 21st World Suicide Prevention Day is: Creating hope through action. This is the same theme since 2021.
More info on the official website of the international association for the prevention of suicide.
September 21, 2023: World Alzheimer's Day
Every year, September 21 is dedicated to Alzheimer's disease. This is an opportunity to talk about this disease that affects so many people, accompanying people too. Activities are offered by various associations during this day in order to work on mobility.
September 26, 2023: World Contraception Day
This day is intended to be considered towards all generations to talk about new contraceptive techniques for men and women.
September 29, 2023 world heart day
On this World Heart Day, it is customary to raise public awareness of the risks of cardiovascular disease. Although these heart diseases are very common, they still lack prevention and awareness. Cardiovascular disease risk factors are identified and most are controllable. So we take advantage of this world day to communicate widely on these risk factors!
October 1, 2023 begins Pink October
Throughout the month of October, breast cancer prevention is in the spotlight. Interventions in companies, demonstrations, races, everything is good to raise awareness about this disease which is cured much more easily if it is detected early enough.
october 10, 2023 world mental health day
Mental health is part of human health just like physical health. In fact, this year's theme is: “mental health is a universal human right”. It is time for mental health to be considered as an illness in its management.
October 12, 2023: World Sight Day
This year, like last year, World Sight Day will be punctuated by the “Love your eyes” campaign, “Aimez vos yeux” in French. The goal is to sensitize both the government and companies to take into account the importance of eye health.
October 15, 2023: National Drug Addiction Prevention Day
Let's take advantage of this day to raise your employees' awareness of addictions. Drug addiction requires supporting people in pain, which is why the October 15 communication is important.
May 25, 2023: World Thyroid Day
The thyroid is the hormone-producing gland that can undergo disturbances. May 25, 2023 is an opportunity to open the floor on these disruptions that we can suffer.
October 16, 2023: World Food Day
The UN is honoring water this year as an essential element in the production of our food. Events will take place all over the world to make as many people aware of the importance of water for food.
October 23-27, 2023: Occupational Health and Safety Week
Every year, in the 43rd week of the calendar, EU-OSHA organizes an Occupational Health and Safety Awareness Week. This year focuses on occupational health and safety in the digital age.
October 27, 2023: European Depression Day
For the 20th consecutive year, October 27 is dedicated entirely to depression. Demonstrations are organized for the occasion throughout France to highlight mental health.
October 29, 2023: World Stroke Day
Did you know that stroke affects 1 person every 5 seconds worldwide? It is the third leading cause of death; however, it is possible to limit the risk of stroke by detecting individual predispositions and adopting a corresponding lifestyle.