World Malaria Day

World Malaria Day

World Malaria Day, which takes place on 25 April each year, is an internationally recognized day, highlighting the global efforts to control malaria and celebrating the gains that have been made. Since 2000, the world has made historic progress again

Autism Awareness Month

Autism Awareness Month

Autism, or autism spectrum disorder (ASD), refers to a broad range of conditions characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech and nonverbal communication. According to the Centers for Disease Control, autism affects an

World Tuberculosis Day

World Tuberculosis Day

On March 24, 1882, Dr. Robert Koch announced the discovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacteria that causes tuberculosis (TB). By doing so, he confirmed that tuberculosis was a disease that can be transmitted from one person to anot

National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week

National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week

Held since 2010, National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® (NDAFW) brings teens and scientific experts together to discuss the scientific facts about drugs, as well as their potential health effects on teen bodies and brains. The week-long obs

International Women's Day

International Women's Day

Marked annually on March 8th, International Women's Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. Significant activity i