The 2020 July Health Calendar of major health awareness days is here!
Here are some ideas for health and wellness this month.
Remember, you can print out the entire year in a fresh look that you can put at your desk here (3MB) and in a linked version (that’s more for keeping on your desktop or laptop) here.
- All July
Challenges people to abstain from drinking alcohol for the month of July to support adults living with cancer.
- All July
The Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists Eye Foundation JulEYE campaign encourages all Australians to have their eyes tested in July. These can be done onsite.
- 12-18 July
National Diabetes Week
Aims to raise awareness about the importance of early detection and early treatment for all types of diabetes.
Diabetes is a major risk factor for heart disease. Get your heart health checked regularly.
- 20-26 July
National Pain Week (TBC)
Each year Chronic Pain Australia, the national voice of people living with chronic pain, organises National Pain Week to champion the needs of the many Australians living with some form of chronic pain.
- 24 July
Stress Down Day
Stress Down Day is Lifeline’s annual fundraising campaign held in July. People are encouraged to participate in stress reducing, fun activities.
These might include listening to music, reading, exercise, yoga, meditation, or other activities. Mental health is an important component in stress reduction, why not give someone the tools to help?
- 26 July-2 August
Donate Life Week
DonateLife week is a key part of the Australian Government’s national reform program to increase organ and tissue donation and transplantation outcomes.