Thanksgiving Day


Thanksgiving Day in the United States is a national holiday, and Thanksgiving always occurs on the fourth Thursday in November, so the date varies every year, so it’s on 26 November this year. President Abraham Lincoln should be credited not only for abolishing slavery but also for declaring Thanksgiving back in 1863 as a federal holiday. Without much of the commercialism that has crept into many other celebrations, an entire day was focused on sharing time with loved ones and being grateful. But remember the opportunity this day provides to…

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World Disability Day

World Disabled Day is held on 3 December every year. The day, also known as the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, aims to raise public awareness, understanding and recognition of people with disabilities and to celebrate their accomplishments and contributions. The integration of disabled people into the mainstream of society is critical. Persons with disabilities are frequently discriminated against and it is never an acceptable circumstance. In order to include people with disabilities in the mainstream of each aspect of their societies’ social, political, economic, and cultural status, society…

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World AIDS Day

Each year the World AIDS Day celebrated on 1 December. People around the world are united to express compassion for people living with HIV and to honor those who have died of illnesses associated with AIDS. Each World AIDS Day focuses on a particular theme, mutual responsibility, which this year will be Global Solidarity. The theme of this year joins a growing list of problems to which World AIDS Day has alerted individuals globally. World AIDS Day is an occasion for people around the world to gather and express solidarity…

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World Toilet Day

World Toilet Day is celebrated on 19th November every year to raise awareness of the crisis and promote worldwide sanitation solutions so that all people have access to proper sanitation. The issue is of great concern to the 1 in 3 people worldwide who don’t have access to hygienic toilet facilities. About 2.3 billion people lack access to basic sanitation services, and currently, 1 in 5 children die from diarrheal diseases. To solve this massive problem, the United Nations included “access to clean toilets” in the Sustainable Development Goals, which…

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National Epilepsy Day

On 17 November, National Epilepsy Day is observed annually to raise awareness of epilepsy disorder. The Epilepsy Foundation celebrates National Epilepsy Day in India. In order to inform individuals about the epilepsy condition and its therapeutic strategies, numerous workshops, debates, stage activities, etc are held on this day. On this day, different hospitals also provide free care for patients and organize consultation camps. What is Epilepsy? Epilepsy is a neurological condition marked by signs and symptoms such as seizures, temporary agitation, a spell of staring, lack of consciousness, panic, anxiety,…

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World Diabetes Day

World Diabetes Day is a global celebration that brings together people with diabetes, health care providers, and the general public to fight diabetes. On 14 November, the celebration of World Diabetes Day celebrated the birthday of Sir Frederick Banting in 1922 with Charles Best for the discovery of insulin. World Diabetes Day was founded in 1991 by the International Diabetes Federation and the World Health Organization to highlight the escalating health threat posed by diabetes. Through passing United Nations Resolution 61/225 in 2006, World Diabetes Day became an official United…

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National Microtia Awareness Day


November 9th is marked as Microtia Awareness Day. Microtia is a congenital birth defect in which the ear or ears do not fully develop during the 1st trimester of pregnancy. It means when one or both ears do not fully develop or are physically missing. Microtia is often accompanied by Aural Atresia – when the ear canals are underdeveloped or absent, resulting in hearing loss In the United States, Microtia and Aural Atresia affect 1 in every 6,000 births which are approximately 663 babies born each year. There are an…

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World Radiology Day- 8 November, 2020


World Radiography Day is celebrated on 8 November each year as this date marks the anniversary of the discovery of x-radiation by Wilhelm Roentgen in 1895. The International Day of Radiology is a yearly affair held to increase greater awareness about how radiology contributes to safe patient care and improving understanding of the vital role radiologists and radiological technologists play in the healthcare continuum. The day is a joint initiative of the European Society of Radiology (ESR), the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) and the American College of Radiology…

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