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The 2023 March 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 March
    Melanoma March
    Melanoma Institute Australia’s annual awareness and fundraising initiative, supporting life-changing melanoma research.
    This is an ideal time to consider onsite skin checks for your workforce.
  • 1 March
    World Compliment Day
    A global initiative to create “the most positive day in the world”.
  • 3 March
    World Hearing Day
    Raising awareness on how to prevent deafness and hearing loss and promote ear and hearing care across the world. The theme for 2023 is “Ear and hearing care for all!”.
    Why not consider onsite hearing checks for your workforce?
  • 5 March
    Clean Up Australia Day
    Clean Up Australia inspires and works with communities to clean up, fix up and conserve our environment.
  • 8 March
    International Women’s Day
    A global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. It also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. 2022’s theme was “#BreakTheBias”.
    Our seminars and educational resources can help put women’s health and wellbeing in front of your workforce.
  • 9 March
    World Kidney Day
    World Kidney Day is a global awareness campaign aimed at raising awareness of the importance of our kidneys. This year’s theme is “Kidney Health for All”.
  • 12-18 March
    World Glaucoma Week
    Over 300,000 Australians have glaucoma, yet 50% don’t even know it. The yearly event is for raising awareness of glaucoma, including essential information about the common condition.
    This is an ideal time to consider onsite vision checks for your workforce.
  • 13-19 March
    Brain Awareness Week
    Brain Awareness Week (BAW) is the global campaign to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research.
  • 13-20 March
    Coeliac Awareness Week
    Highlights the importance of the gluten free diet as a medical necessity for people with coeliac disease.
  • 15-19 March
    World’s Greatest Shave (leukemia)
    “Together let’s shave the world!” A fundraiser to help Aussie families beat blood cancer.
  • 17 March
    World Sleep Day
    World Sleep Day is an annual event, intended to be a celebration of sleep and a call to action on important issues related to sleep.
  • 20 March
    International Day of Happiness
    March 20 is the International Day of Happiness. The philosophy behind the day is that the “pursuit of happiness” is a basic human right and goal.
  • 20 March
    World Oral Health Day
    World Oral Health Day is celebrated globally every year on 20 March to highlight the importance of oral health for a healthy body. This year, Be Proud Of Your Mouth.
  • 21 March
    World Down Syndrome Day
    Aimed at empowering people with Down Syndrome.
  • 25 March
    National FND (Functional Neurological Disorder) Awareness Day
    Functional neurological disorder (FND) is a neurological disorder affecting motor, movement and sensory functions of the body. This event aims to unite voices across oceans and borders in raising #Voices4FND.
  • 26 March
    Purple Day for Epilepsy Purple Day is an international grassroots effort dedicated to increasing awareness about epilepsy worldwide.

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