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  • World Kidney Day 2020 is in 2 days!

    10th March 2020

    This year, in its 15th reiteration, World Kidney Day 2020 will be marked on March 12. WKD 2020 calls on everyone to advocate for concrete measures in every country to advance kidney disease prevention.

  • World Psoriasis Day 2019

    19th August 2019

    The International Federation of Psoriasis Associations is preparing for World Psoriasis Day 2019 on October 29 under the theme "Let's get CONNECTED".

  • World Stroke Day 2019

    19th August 2019

    In just 10 years, the lifetime risk of stroke for over-25s has increased from 1 in 6 to 1 in 4. With 90% of strokes associated with 10 modifiable risk factors, the potential impact of action on prevention is clear and is driving this year's World Stroke Day Campaign.

  • World Lung Day

    15th August 2019

    World Lung Day - 25 September, is a day for lung health advocacy and action, an opportunity for us all to unite and promote better lung health globally.

  • Let’s talk about dementia: ADI prepares for World Alzheimer’s Month 2019

    13th July 2019

    With September fast approaching, Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) and its 100 members are preparing for World Alzheimer’s Month 2019 under the theme of Let’s talk about dementia: End the stigma.

  • World No Tobacco Day 2018

    14th May 2018

    World No Tobacco Day 2018 will focus on the impact tobacco has on the cardiovascular health of people worldwide. 

  • Eight steps toward a world free from stroke

    24th October 2017

    The past 25 years have seen the global burden of stroke rise exponentially. To mark World Stroke Day on October 29th the World Stroke Organization is calling for radically new approaches to prevention and risk management.