Campaigns Calendar

The following is a list of International or UK National Campaign Days on Global Health Issues. Medsin will advocate nationally on some of these days, and others may be celebrated in individual branches around the country. If you think a key date is missing or are keen to organise a celebration of a particular day please do get in touch at




27th – Holocaust Memorial Day


12th – Sexual and Reproductive Health Day
21st – International Mother Language Day




8th – International Women’s Day
21st – International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
22nd – World Water Day
24th – World TB Day




4th – International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action
7th – World Health Day
25th – World Malaria Day
28th - World Day for Safety and Health at Work


3rd – World Press Freedom Day
15th – World Day of Families
17th – World Information Society Day
21st – World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development
22nd – International Day for Biological Diversity
25th –> June 1st – Week of Solidarity with the Peoples of Non-self Governing Territories
29th – International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers
31st – World No-Tobacco Day


1st – International Children’s Day
20th – World Refugee Day
26th - International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking







1st – International Day for Older Persons
10th – World Mental Health Day
16th – World Food Day
17th – International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
24th – United Nations Day and International Development day
24th – > 30th – Disarmament Week


6th – International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict
14th – World Diabetes Day
16th – International Day of Tolerance
25th – International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
29th – International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People



1st – World AIDS Day
2nd – International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
3rd – International Day for Disabled Persons
5th – International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development
9th – International Anti-corruption day
10th – International Human Rights Day
17th – International Day to Stop Violence Against Sex Trade Workers
18th – International Migrants Day
19th – United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation
20th – International Human Solidarity Day

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