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World No Tobacco Day (May 31)

Every year on 31 May, WHO and partners mark World No Tobacco Day (WNTD), highlighting the health and other risks associated with tobacco use, and advocating for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption. The focus of World No Tobacco Day 2019  is "tobacco and lung health." The campaign will increase...

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World Hepatitis Day (WHD) (July 28)

Source: The Health Connection Newsletter | 2nd Quarter 2020 Worldwide, 290 million people are living with viral hepatitis unaware. Without finding the undiagnosed and linking them to care, millions will continue to suffer, and lives will be lost. On World Hepatitis Day, we call on people from across the world...

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World Against Trafficking in People (July 30)

Source: The Health Connection Newsletter | 2nd Quarter 2020 Through the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, the world has embraced goals and targets on trafficking in persons. These goals call for an end to trafficking and violence against children; as well as the need for measures against human trafficking, and they...

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International Youth Day (August 12)

Source: The Health Connection Newsletter | 2nd Quarter 2020 International Youth Day is an initiative that celebrates the qualities of young people and that recognizes the challenges that today’s youth can face. International Youth Day 2020 will be an excellent opportunity to provide programs for youth that supports them on...

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