Awareness Months, Weeks and Days

There are many health awareness days, weeks and months in Canada each year. Our 16 health charities use awareness days, weeks and months to raise awareness, share information and help the 87% of Canadians who are likely to be affected by chronic disease or major illness during their lifetime. 

January

Alzheimer Society of Canada - Alzheimer's Awareness Month

 

February

Heart & Stroke - Heart Month

Canadian Cancer Society - World Cancer Day

 

March

Canadian Liver Foundation - Help Fight Liver Disease Month

Arthritis Society - Childhood Arthritis Month

Canadian Cancer Society - National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

The Kidney Foundation of Canada - National Kidney Month & World Kidney Day

 

April

Canadian Cancer Society - Daffodil Days Cancer Awareness Month

Parkinson Canada - Parkinson's Awareness Month

Canadian Hemophilia Society - World Hemophilia Day

 

May


Cystic Fibrosis Canada - Cystic Fibrosis Month

Huntington Society of Canada - Huntington's Disease Awareness Month

Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada - Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month & World MS Day

 

June

ALS Canada - ALS Awareness Month

Heart & Stroke - Stroke Awareness Month

 

September

Arthritis Society - National Arthritis Awareness Month

Muscular Dystrophy Canada - National Muscular Dystrophy Awareness Month

Alzheimer Society of Canada - Alzheimer Coffee Break Day & World Alzheimer's Day

Heart & Stroke - World Heart Day

 

October

Canadian Cancer Society - Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Arthritis Society - World Arthritis Day

Heart & Stroke - World Stroke Day

 

November 

Huntington Society of Canada - Amaryllis Month

Crohn's and Colitis Canada - Crohn's and Colitis Awareness Month

Diabetes Canada - Diabetes Month

The Lung Association - National Lung Month