- All April
Austism Acceptance Month
April 2 is World Autism Awareness Day. It’s also the start of Autism Awareness Month in Australia.
- 1 April
Be Alarmed – change your smoke alarm battery
Every year on April 1, April Fools’ Day DFES promotes the day as a reminder to regularly change smoke alarm batteries at this time each year using a high-quality, long-life battery.
- 2 April
World Autism Day
Encourages awareness about people with Autism Spectrum Disorder throughout the world.
- 7 April
World Health Day
The World Health Day is a global health awareness day celebrated every year on 7 April, under the sponsorship of the World Health Organization. Consider putting health news and information in front of your workforce regularly with an ongoing health, safety and wellbeing newsletter.
- 11 April
World Parkinson’s Day
Aims to raise awareness of the condition and change attitudes.
- 15-21 April
World Creativity and Innovation Week
Aims to remind and encourage people to use their creativity to make the world a better place and to make their place in the world better too.
- 17 April
World Haemophilia Day
Recognised worldwide to increase awareness of haemophilia and other inherited bleeding disorders. This year, the theme is “Access for All: Prevention of bleeds as the global standard of care.”
- 22 April
International Mother Earth Day
Celebrated to remind each of us that the Earth and its ecosystems provide us with life and sustenance. This Day also recognizes a collective responsibility to promote harmony with nature and the Earth to achieve a just balance among the economic, social and environmental needs of present and future generations of humanity.
- 23-29 April
Patient Experience Week
An annual event to celebrate healthcare staff impacting patient experience everyday.
- 24-30 April
World Immunisation Week
World Immunisation Week aims to promote the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease. The theme for 2022 was #Long Life for All.
- 28 April
World Day for Safety and Health at Work
This is a day for promoting safety and health in the workplace and to honour those who have died from work-related injury or illness.
Checks, consults, seminars, workshops, newsletters and more can all be used to promote your health and safety message.
- 28 April
Pay It Forward Day
A global initiative that exists to make a difference by creating a huge ripple of kindness felt across the world.