DOH Annual Calendar

January 2013
Deworming of School Children (Grades 1-6) 3rd week - National Cancer Awareness Week 24-30 29 - Goiter Awareness Week – World Leprosy Day

February 2013
Heart Month Oral Health Month National Health Insurance Program Month 1-5 4 3rd 4th - National Mental Retardation Week – World Cancer Day week - Leprosy Prevention and Control Week week - National Rare Disease Week

March 2013
Colon and Rectal Cancer Awareness Month Rabies Awareness Month Burn Injury Prevention Month International Women’s Month 8 24 - International Women's Day - World TB Day

April 2013
Cancer in Children Awareness Month 7 22 25 - World Health Day - Philippine Earth's Day - World Malaria Day

4th week - Head and Neck Consciousness Week

May 2013
Cervical Cancer Awareness Month Road Safety Month 7 17 19 - World Asthma Day - Worl Hypertension Day - AIDS Candlelight Memorial Day 10-14 - Safe Motherhood Week

Asthma Week – National Tuberculosis Day 3rd week . National Research System Week .International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking 4th week .Brain Attack Awareness Week .June 2013 Dengue Awareness Month National Kidney Month No Smoking Month Prostate Cancer Awareness Month 14 14-18 23 25 26 .National Patient Safety Day .National Poison Prevention Week July 2013 Deworming of School Children (Grade 1-6) Round 2 National Blood Donors Month Nutrition Month National Disaster Consciousness Month Schistosomiasis Awareness Month 8 11 .Safe Kids Week .DOH Anniversary .National Allergy Day .Phil.World Blood Donor Day .National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week 4th week .World Population Day 3rd week .National Hospital Week .National Diabetes Awareness Week August 2013 Family Planning Month Lung Cancer Awareness Month National Lung Month National Tuberculosis Awareness Month Sight-Saving Month National Breastfeeding Awareness Month 2-6 6-12 11-17 16-20 19 .Mother-Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative Week .

World Psoriasis Day November 2013 Cancer Pain Awareness Month Filariasis Awareness Month Traditional and Alternative Health Care Month Malaria Awareness Month 1-5 7 8-12 14 15-19 19 .Health Education Week 18-22 .National Skin Disease Detection and Prevention Week .World Rabies Day October 2013 National Children’s Month Breast Cancer Awarenss Month 1-7 1-7 7-11 10 10 .National Mental Health Week – World Sight Day – World Mental Health Day 11-15 .National Suicide Prevention Week 10 26 28 .National Epilepsy Awareness Week 7-11 .National Food Fortification Day .Global Handwashing Day 18-22 .World Toilet Day 2nd Week .Worl Suicide Prevention Day .Bone and Joint Awareness Week 14-18 .Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Awareness Week .September 2013 Generics Awareness Month Liver Cancer Awareness Month 1-7 .National Newborn Screening Week .Elderly Filipino Week .World Diabetes Day .Obesity Prevention and Awareness Week 9-13 .Deaf Awareness Week .Garantisadong Pambata Week 15 .World Heart Day .National Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Awareness Week 25-29 .Food Safety Awareness Week 29 .Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Week .

Climate Change Consciousness Week . Nose and Throat Consciousness Week .Population and Development Week 25-December 12 .World AIDS Day .National Consciousness Week Against Counterfeit Medicine .18-Day Campaign to End Violence Against Women (VAW) December 2013 Firecrakers Injury Prevention Month 1 6 3-9 10 .National Health Emergency Preparedness Day .19-25 21-25 22-26 .National Youth Health Day .Ear.