WORLD COCONUT DAY

World Coconut Day is observed on September 2 annually to commemorate the formation of Asian Pacific Coconut Community (APCC). On this day, the world promotes one of nature’s healthiest foods – coconuts and its uses. Theme of World Coconut Day 2021: “Building a Safe Inclusive Resilient and Sustainable Coconut Community Amid COVID-19 Pandemic & Beyond”.Continue reading “WORLD COCONUT DAY”

ONAM

Onam is an annual harvest festival celebrated in the Indian state of Kerala. A major annual event for Keralites, it is the official festival of the state and includes a spectrum of cultural events. Drawing from Hindu mythology, Onam commemorates King Mahabali. Within the textual tradition (prim. Mahabharata), Mahabali is noted to be an Asura,Continue reading “ONAM”

WORLD HEPATITIS DAY

Theme for 2021: “Hepatitis can’t wait” World Hepatitis Day, observed on July 28 every year, aims to raise global awareness of hepatitis — a group of infectious diseases known as Hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E — and encourage prevention, diagnosis and treatment. Hepatitis affects hundreds of millions of people worldwide, causing acute andContinue reading “WORLD HEPATITIS DAY”

DOCTOR’S DAY

National Doctors’ Day is a day celebrated to recognize the contributions of physicians to individual lives and communities. The date varies from nation to nation depending on the event of commemoration used to mark the day. In some nations the day is marked as a holiday. Although supposed to be celebrated by patients in andContinue reading “DOCTOR’S DAY”

BLOOD DONOR DAY

Theme for 2021:“Give blood and keep the world beating” https://www.who.int/campaigns/world-blood-donor-day World Blood Donor Day (WBDD) is held on June 14 each year. The event was organised for the first time in 2005, by a joint initiative of the World Health Organization, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies to raise awareness ofContinue reading “BLOOD DONOR DAY”

INTERNATIONAL NURSES DAY

International Nurses Day (IND) is an international day observed around the world on 12 May (the birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale) of each year, to mark the contributions that nurses make to society. Florence Nightingale (12 May 1820 – 13 August 1910) was an English social reformer, statistician and the founder of modern nursing. NightingaleContinue reading “INTERNATIONAL NURSES DAY”

WORLD RED CROSS DAY

World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day is an annual celebration of the principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. World Red Cross Red Crescent Day is celebrated on 8 May each year. This date is the anniversary of the birth of Jean-Henry Dunant, who was born on 8 May 1828. HeContinue reading “WORLD RED CROSS DAY”

WORLD LAUGHTER DAY

It’s celebrated on the first Sunday in the month of May. World Laughter Day was established in 1998 and the first celebration was on July 28, 2008, in Mumbai, India, arranged by Dr. Madan Kataria, founder of the worldwide Laughter Yoga movement. Positive and powerful emotion that has all the ingredients required for individuals toContinue reading “WORLD LAUGHTER DAY”

WORLD HEALTH DAY

Theme for 2021:“Building a fairer, healthier world” The World Health Day is a global health awareness day celebrated every year on 7 April, under the sponsorship of the World Health Organization (WHO), as well as other related organizations. In 1948, the WHO held the First World Health Assembly. The Assembly decided to celebrate 7 AprilContinue reading “WORLD HEALTH DAY”

WORLD TUBERCULOSIS DAY

TB Day: 24 March World Tuberculosis Day, observed on 24 March each year, is designed to build public awareness about the global epidemic of tuberculosis (TB) and efforts to eliminate the disease. In 2018, 10 million people fell ill with TB, and 1.5 million died from the disease, mostly in low and middle-income countries. ThisContinue reading “WORLD TUBERCULOSIS DAY”