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The 2023 April Health Calendar of major health awareness days is here!
Here are some ideas for health and wellness this month.
You can download the entire year in a format you can have up at your desk as well as a plain text version here.

  • 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.

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