Events: Apr 2019

7 April 2019
World Health Day 2019 will focus on Universal Health Coverage for Everyone, Everywhere Universal Health Coverage (UHC) means that all people have access, without any kind of discrimmination, to comprehensive quality services, wherever they need them, without facing financial difficulties. It...
17 April 2019
Every April 17 World Haemophilia Day is recognised worldwide to increase awareness of haemophilia and other inherited bleeding disorders. This is a critical effort since with increased awareness comes better diagnosis and access to care for the millions who remain without treatment. The day is a...
24 April 2019 to 30 April 2019
Theme: #VaccinesWork World Immunization Week – celebrated in the last week of April – aims to promote the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease. Immunization saves millions of lives every year and is widely recognized as one of the world’s most successful...
24 April 2019
“Every 24th of April, World Meningitis Day is marked to raise awareness on meningitis, a deadly disease that can kill in under 24 hours. This year’s theme is Life #AfterMeningitis and highlights the long-lasting impact of the disease and the diversity of after effects which may include...
25 April 2019
World Malaria Day is a day marked to highlight the global efforts to control malaria and celebrate the gains that have been made. Since 2000, the world has made historic progress against malaria, saving millions of lives. However, half the world still lives at risk from this preventable, treatable...