Awareness Calendar for December

Month:

  • AIDS
  • Aplastic Anemia
  • Constipation Awareness
  • Drunk and Drugged Driving (3D) Prevention
  • Human Rights
  • Identity Theft
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Day/week:

  • World AIDS Day (1)
  • Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Week (1-7)
  • International Day for the Abolition of Slavery (2)
  • International Day of Persons with Disabilities (3)
  • National Handwashing Awareness Week (3-9)
  • National Influenza Vaccination Week (4-11)
  • International Volunteer Day (5)
  • Human Rights Day (10)
  • International Migrants Day (18)
  • U.N. Arabic Language Day (18)
  • National Homeless Persons’ Remembrance Day (21)
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