April Health Calendar



Irritable Bowel Syndrome Awareness Month

GI Society: Inflammatory Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Also available in PDF Format
by Canadian Society of Intestinal Research

Irritable Bowel Syndrome
by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases


National Oral Health Month

Caring for Your Teeth
by The Canadian Dental Association

Everything You Need to Know About Dental and Oral Health
by Christine Frank, DDS, Healthline, 2019


Rosacea Awareness Month

Learn About Rosacea
by Acne and Rosacea Society of Canada

Rosacea Resource Center
by American Academy of Dermatology Association


April 2nd – World Autism Awareness Day

What is Autism?
by Autism Speaks Canada

Autism Spectrum Disorder
by National Institute of Mental Health


April 7th – Green Shirt Day + April 18th to 24th – National Organ and Tissue Awareness Week

Green Shirt Day
by Canadian Transplant Association

Organ and Tissue for Life
by Canadian Blood Services


April 7th – World Health Day

World Health Day 2021
by World Health Organization (WHO)


April 13th – Functional Neurological Disorder (FND) Awareness Day

What is Functional Neurological Disorder?
by FND Hope International

Functional Neurological Disorder
by National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)


April 18th to 24th – Canadian Infertility Awareness Week

What is Infertility?
by Fertility Matters

Infertility FAQs
by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)


April 17th – World Hemophilia Day

World Hemophilia Day 2021
by World Federation of Hemophilia

Hemophilia
by Medline Plus, from The National Library of Medicine


April 24th to 30th – National Immunization Awareness Week

Vaccine Safety
by Immunize Canada

Vaccines and Immunization
by The Government of Canada

If you are looking for information specific to the Covid-19 vaccine, please click here.


April 28th – National Day of Mourning

“Marked annually in Canada on April 28, the National Day of Mourning is dedicated to remembering those who have lost their lives, or suffered injury or illness on the job or due to a work-related tragedy.”

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety


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