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Department of Health’s Annual Calendar

January 2010

Deworming of School Children (Grade 1-6)- Round 1
18-22 National Cancer Awareness Week
24-30 Goiter Awareness Week
29 – World Leprosy Day

February 2010

National Health Insurance Program Month Oral Health Month

1-5 National Mental Retardation Week
4 – World Cancer Day
3rd wk Leprosy Prevention and Control Week

March 2010

Burn Injury Prevention Month
Colon and Rectal Cancer Awareness Month
National Women’s Health Month
Rabies Awareness Month

8 National Women;s Day
22 World Water Day
24 World TB Day

April 2010

Cancer in Children Awareness Month

7   World Health Day
12-16 Garantisadong Pambata – Round 1
22 Philippine Earth’s Day
25 World Malaria Day
4th wk Head and Neck Consciousness Week

May 2010

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month
Natural Family  Planning Month
Road Safety Month

2         World Asthma Day
10-14   Safe Motherhood Week
16        AIDS Candlelight Memorial Day
19        World Hypertension Day

31        World No Tobacco Day

June 2010

Dengue Awareness Month
National Kidney Month
No Smoking Month
Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

  World Environmental Day
14 World Blood Donor Day
14-18 Safe Kids Week
23 DOH Anniversary
25 National Patients Safety Day
4th week National Poison Prevention Week

July 2010

Deworming of School Children (Grade 1-6) Round 2
National Blood Donors Month
National Disaster Consciousness Month
Nutrition Month
Schistosomiasis Awareness Month

  National Allergy Day
11 World Population Day
12-17 National Diabetes Awareness Week
12-17 National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week

August 2010

Family Planning Month
Lung Cancer Awareness Month
National Lung Month
National Tuberculosis Awareness Month
Sight-Saving Month

1-7 World Breastfeeding Week
2-6 Mother-Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative Week
6-12 National Hospital Week
11-17 Phil. National Research System  Week
16-20 Asthma Week
3rd wk Brain Attack Awareness Week
19 – National Tuberculosis day

September 2010

Generics Awareness Month
Liver Cancer Awareness Month

1-7 National Epilepsy Awareness Week
7-11 Obesity Prevention and Awareness Week
26- World Heart Day
28 World Rabies Day

October 2010

Breast Cancer Awarenss Month
National Children’ Month

1-7 Elderly Filipino Week
4-8 National Mental Health Week
4-8 National Newborn Screening Week
10 – World Mental Health Day
10 – World Sight Day
11-15 Bone and Joint Awareness Week
11-15 Garantisadong Pambata – Round 3
15 Global Handwashing Day
18-22 Health Education Week
18-22 National Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Awareness Week
25-29 Food Safety Awareness Week

November 2010

Cancer Pain Awareness Month
Filariasis Awareness Month
Malaria Awareness Month
Traditional and Alternative Health Care Month

1-5 Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Awareness Week
7 National Food Fortification Day
2nd Week National Skin Disease Detection and Prevention Week
8-12 Deaf Awareness Week
14 World Diabetes Day
15-19 Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Week
22-26 Population and Development Week

December 2010

Firecracker  Injury Prevention Month

1 World AIDS Day
3-9 Ear, Nose and Throat Consciousness Week
6 National Health Emergency Preparedness Day
10 National Youth Health Day