Health Awareness Calendar 2016: Be Part of the Movement!

Throughout 2015 Discount Medical Supplies took part in a few awareness campaigns and this upcoming 2016 we will do it all over again. Awareness can save lives! So join us throughout 2016 and help us forward our messages to everyone you know.
Let’s break down the year 2016 month by month and get ready for the upcoming awareness campaigns. There are many ways to be part of each of them whether it is locally, online or even at home with your family. 
January 2016
Cervical Health Awareness Month
Glaucoma Awareness Month 
National Birth Defects Prevention Month
National Blood Donor Month
Thyroid Awareness Month 
January 2016 Dates
Jan 24th Belly Laugh Day
Jan 3-9 National Folic Acid Awareness Week
Jan 25-31 National Drug Facts Week
Jan 31- Feb 6 World Leprosy Week
February 2016
AMD/Low Vision Awareness Month
American Heart Month
International Prenatal Infection Prevention Month
National Children’s Dental Health Month
February 2016 Dates
Feb 7-14 Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week
Feb 13-19 Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Awareness Week
Feb 23-Mar 1 National Eating Disorders Awareness Week
Feb 14th National Condom Day
Feb 14th National Donor Day
March 2016
Brain Injury Awareness Month
Hemophilia Awareness Month
National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
National Endometriosis Awareness Month
National Kidney Month
National MS Education & Awareness Month
National Nutrition Month
Save Your Vision Month
Worldwide Red Cross Month
March 2016 Dates
Mar 1-6 National Aplastic Anemia and MDS Awareness Week
Mar 2-9 National Sleep Awareness Week 
Mar 3-9 Endometriosis Awareness Week
Mar 3-9 National MS Week
Mar 9th No Smoking Day
Mar 10th National Women/Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
Mar 12th World Kidney Day
Mar 16-22 National Poison Prevention Week
Mar 16-22 Brain Awareness Week
Mar 22nd American Diabetes Alert Day
Mar 22nd World Water Day
Mar 23-29 Arthritis Awareness Week
Mar 24th American Diabetes Alert Day
Mar 23-29 Arthritis Awareness Week
April 2016
Cesarean Awareness Month
IBS Awareness Month
National Autism Awareness Month
Primary Immunodeficiency Awareness Month
Sarcoidosis Awareness Month
Stress Awareness Month
April 2016 Dates
Apr 7th World Health Day
Apr 17th World Hemophilia Day
Apr 20-26 Allergy Awareness Week 
Apr 20-26 Parkinson’s Awareness Week
Apr 26 May 3 National Infant Immunization Week
May 2016
ALS Awareness Month
Arthritis Awareness Month 
Asthma& Allergy Awareness Month
Better Sleep Month
Better Hearing and Speech Month
Clean Air Month
Correct Posture Month
Cystic Fibrosis Month
Celiac Awareness Month
Hepatitis Awareness Month
Huntington’s disease Awareness Month
Lyme disease Awareness Month
National Cancer Research Month
National High Blood Pressure Education Month
National Melanoma Skin Cancer Awareness Month
National Lupus Awareness Month
National Mental Health Month
National Neurofibromatosis Month
National Osteoporosis Awareness & Prevention Month
National Stroke Awareness Month
May 2016 Dates
May 1-7 Brain Tumor Action Week
May 2nd Melanoma Monday
May 3rd World Asthma Day
May 6-12 National Nurses Week
May 10th World Lupus Day
May 12-18 Mental Health Week 
May 18-24 Dementia Awareness Week 
May 18-24 National Epilepsy Week 
May 19-25 Arthritis Care Awareness Week 
May 20th World Autoimmune Arthritis Day
May 25-31 Kidney Health Week
May 25-31 Spinal Health Week 
May 31st World No Tobacco Day
June 2016 
Cataract Awareness Month
National Migraine and Headache Awareness Month
PTSD Awareness Month 
National Scleroderma Awareness Month
National Aphasia Awareness Month
Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month
June 2016 Dates
June 5 National Cancer Survivors Day
June 14 World Blood Donor Day
June 19 World Sickle Cell Day
June 27 National HIV Testing Day
July 2016
Eye Injury Prevention Month
Hemochromatosis Screening and Awareness Month
July 2016 Dates
July 18th World Hepatitis Day 
August 2016
Cataract Awareness Month
Children’s Eye Health & Safety Month
National Breastfeeding Month
National Immunization Awareness Month
Psoriasis Awareness Month 
Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month
August 2016 Dates
Aug 21st Senior Citizens Day
Aug 1-6 World Breastfeeding Week 
September 2016
National Atrial Fibrillation Month
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
Children’s Eye Health & Safety Month
Cholesterol Education Month
Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month
Leukemia & Lymphoma Awareness Month
National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month
National Cholesterol Education Month
National LTP Awareness Month
National Sickle Cell Month
National Yoga Awareness Month
Newborn Screening Awareness Month
Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month 
Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month
World Alzheimer Month
September 2016 Dates
Sept 7-12 National Suicide Prevention Week 
Sept 9th Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Awareness Day
Sept 10th Suicide Prevention Day
Sept 15th World Lymphoma Awareness Day
Sept 21st World Alzheimer's Day
Sept 25th International Ataxia Awareness Day
Sept 29th World Heart Day
October 2016
Breast Cancer Awareness Month 
Down Syndrome Awareness Month
Eye Injury Prevention Month
Healthy Lung Month
Liver Awareness Month
National Dental Hygiene Month
National Physical Therapy Month
National Spina Bifida Awareness Month
Rett Syndrome Awareness Month
SIDS Awareness Month
October 2016 Dates
Oct 2-8 Mental Illness Awareness Week
Oct 3rd Child Health Day
Oct 5th World Cerebral Palsy Day
Oct 10th World Mental Health Day
Oct 13th Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day
Oct 13th National Depression Screening Day
Oct 16th World Food Day
Oct 16th World Spine Day
Oct 20th World Osteoporosis Day
Oct 22nd International Stuttering Awareness Day
Oct 26th Lung Health Day
November 2016
COPD Awareness Month
Diabetic Eye Disease Month
National Epilepsy Month
National Healthy Skin Month
National Hospice and Palliative Care Month
National Marrow Awareness Month
Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month
Prematurity Awareness Month
Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month
Lung Cancer Awareness Month
National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month
National Diabetes Month
National Family Caregivers Month
National Stomach Cancer Awareness Month
November 2016 Dates
Nov 13-19 Mouth Cancer Awareness Week
Nov 9th NYC Kidney Walk
Nov 14th World Diabetes Day
Nov 17th Great American Smokeout 
December 2016
Aids Awareness Month
Safe Toys and Gifts Month