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International Ozone Month

September 1, 2017 to September 30, 2017

The United Nations has declared the month of September as International Ozone Month and September 16 as International Ozone Day to highlight the critical need for all people and nations to work together to reverse the deadly thinning of the earth's ozone shield.

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Montreal Protocol.

The #OzoneHeroes campaign to be launched on 14 September will seek...

National Teachers Month

September 5, 2017 to October 5, 2017

Pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 242, series of 2011, the period of September 5 to October 5 of every year is declared as the National Teachers Month. This declaration calls for nationwide celebration for teachers, calling everyone who has ever been a student to express their gratitude to their teachers.

117th Philippine Civil Service Anniversary

September 1, 2017 to September 30, 2017

The Philippine government will be celebrating the Anniversary of the Philippine Civil Service this September. Public Law No. 5, "An Act for the Establishment and Maintenance of Our Efficient and Honest Civil Service in the Philippine Islands," was enacted on September 19, 1900, marking this year as the 117th annual celebration. The Civil Service Commission (CSC), as lead agency, has lined up...

Clean-up Month

September 1, 2017 to September 30, 2017

Proclamation No. 244 declares the month of September as National Clean-Up Month and the 17th to the 23rd of September of each year as the World Clean and Green Week.

This event encourages communities to clean up, fix and conserve the environment as the country’s contribution to the worldwide environmental preservation efforts.

Development Policy Research Month

September 1, 2017 to September 30, 2017

Per Malacanang Proclamation No. 247 dated September 02, 2002, the month of September of every year is declared as Development Policy research Month (DPRM) to promote and draw nationwide awareness on the importance of policy research in the formation of national development plans, programs and policies.

The theme of this year’s celebration is “Pagpapatibay ng Desentralisasyon Tungo...

National Peace Consciousness Month

September 1, 2017 to September 30, 2017

The Philippines celebrates the National Peace Consciousness Month during the month of September every year as mandated under Proclamation No. 675 issued in July 2004. The presidential proclamation was issued to “instill greater consciousness and understanding among the Filipino people on the comprehensive peace process to strengthen and sustain institutional and popular support for and...

National Heroes Day

August 26, 2017

The celebration of National Heroes Day is pursuant to Republic Act No. 3827, passed by the Philippine Legislature October 28, 1931. The Act declared the last Sunday of August of every year as an official national holiday.

This national holiday honors all the heroes of the Philippines, including those whose names have been forever lost to history.

National Hospital Week

August 6, 2017 to August 12, 2017

This annual celebration is in line with Presidential Proclamation No. 181 declaring August 6-12 of every year as National Hospital Week. The main objective of this celebration is to promote awareness on the health programs and social roles of hospital in partnership with other sectors and the community in maintaining a healthy citizenry.

World Breastfeeding Week

August 1, 2017 to August 7, 2017

World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated every year from 1 to 7 August in more than 170 countries to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies around the world.

It commemorates the Innocenti Declaration signed in August 1990 by government policymakers, WHO, UNICEF and other organizations to protect, promote and support breastfeeding.

Breastfeeding is the best way to provide...

White Cane Safety Day

August 1, 2017 to August 31, 2017

Every year on August 1st, the Philippines celebrates the “White Cane Safety Day” pursuant to Republic Act 6759 of 1989.

The Law declares that it is the Policy of the State to promote and protect the physical, moral, and social well-being of all persons with visual impairments; to instill public awareness of the plight of the Blind; promoting recognition and acceptance of the...

National Tuberculosis Month

August 1, 2017 to August 31, 2017

This is an annual observance aimed at reducing the incidence of Tuberculosis (TB) and TB-related morbidity and mortality in the country.

Sight-Saving Month

August 1, 2017 to August 31, 2017

Since the 1980s, the month of August has been celebrated as Sight Saving Month. The celebration aims to emphasize the importance of protecting and taking good care of the eyes and to encourage the public to be aware of available means of restoring lost eyesight and the value of organ donation.

Buwan ng Wikang Pambansa

August 1, 2017 to August 31, 2017

Ang Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (KWF) ay mangunguna sa pagdiriwang ng taunang Buwan ng Wikang Pambansa 2017, tuwing ika-1 hanggang ika-31 ng Agosto alinsunod sa itinakdang Pampanguluhang Proklamasyon Bilang 1041, s 1997. Ang tema ng pagdiriwang sa taong ito ay “Filipino: Wikang Mapagbago”.

Ang layunin ng pagdiriwang ay ang mga sumusunod:

  1. Ganap na maipatupad ang Pampanguluhang...

World Malaria Day

April 25, 2017

World Malaria Day is an occasion to highlight the need for continued investment and sustained political commitment for malaria prevention and control.

This year’s global theme for World Malaria Day is End Malaria for Good. In the lead-up to 25 April, World Health Organization (WHO) is shining a spotlight on prevention, a critical strategy for reducing the toll of a disease that...

Head and neck Consciousness Week

April 22, 2017 to April 28, 2017

Proclamation 1676 declares the fourth week of April and every year thereafter as Head and Neck Consciousness Week with the observance to be led by the Philippine Society of Otolaryngology of the Department of Health (DOH).

The observance of Head and Neck Consciousness Week is a call for implementation of an intensive information dissemination campaign regarding the prevention, early diagnosis...

National Rice Awareness Month

November 1, 2016 to November 30, 2016

Pursuant to Proclamation No. 524, s. 2014, the country celebrates the National Rice Awareness in the month of November, to be spearheaded by the Department of Agriculture.

This year’s celebration carries the theme, BROWN4GOOD Challenge Accepted: We Bring Four Goodness by Eating Brown Rice (i.e., Personal Goods, Goodness to Farmers, Goodness to the Country and Goodness to...

Please Register Here: The DILG Debate on Local Governance

November 20, 2016

Venue: Mini Auditorium, Far Eastern University – Manila

Time: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Over the years, we have witnessed the emergence of remarkable changes in local government leaderships, and wider citizens’ engagement and participation in local governance, which, to a certain degree, can be attributed to the implementation of the Local Government Code of 1991.

On the 25th year...

National Week for Overcoming Extreme Poverty 2016

October 17, 2016 to October 23, 2016

The observance of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty can be traced back to 17 October 1987 when over a hundred thousand people from all walks of life gathered at the Plaza of Human Rights and Liberties (that time the place is named Trocadero Plaza) in Paris, France to honor the victims of extreme poverty, hunger, violence, and ignorance. The site is also the place where the...

World Heart Day

September 29, 2016

World Heart Day takes place on 29 September every year and is a chance for people across the globe to take part in the world's biggest intervention against cardiovascular disease (CVD). This World Heart Day, focuses on creating healthy heart environments. By ensuring that everyone has the chance to make healthy heart choices wherever they live, work and play, World Heart Day encourages us all...

World Immunization Week

April 24, 2016 to April 30, 2016

World Immunization Week aims to promote the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease. Immunization saves millions of lives and is widely recognized as one of the world’s most successful and cost-effective health interventions.

This will be the second year of the Close the Immunization Gap campaign, which celebrates the enormous successes to date in reaching children...

Earth Day

April 22, 2016

Mother Nature provides all creatures, including us humans, with all the necessary materials we need in order to survive. How do you repay her?

Every April 22, the world celebrates Earth Day. It is the single biggest environmental celebration in the world participated in by more than 150 countries and over a billion people worldwide.

In the Philippines, the celebration focuses on the...

Araw ng Kagitingan

April 9, 2016

Pursuant to Executive Order No. 2013 s. 1987 and Presidential Proclamation No. 466 s. 1989, the whole nation observes April 9 of every year as Araw ng Kagitingan, and the period April 5 to 11 as Philippine Veterans Week.

HE Benigno S. Aquino III will lead the 84th Commemoration of the Araw ng Kagitingan in Mount Samat National Shrine, Pilar, Bataan on April 9, 2016. This year’s theme is...

World Health Day

April 7, 2016

Every year, the World Health Organization (WHO) selects a priority area of global public health concern as the theme for World Health Day.

The theme for World Health Day 2016 will be diabetes, a noncommunicable disease (NCD) directly impacting millions of people of globally, mostly in low- and middle-income countries.

Diabetes is a chronic, metabolic disease characterized by elevated levels...

12th Women with Disabilities Day

March 28, 2016

Pursuant to Proclamation No. 744 (2004). Every last Monday of March every year is declared as Women with Disabilities Day. This year’s theme “ Kapakanan at Karapatan ni Juanang May Kapansanan, Isama sa Plano ng Bayan,” aims to promote and advocate the full participation of women with disabilities and the integration of all their human endeavors in the government’s...

World Tuberculosis Day

March 24, 2016

World TB Day, 24 March, is an opportunity to raise awareness about the enormous burden of TB. With 1.5 million TB-associated deaths per year, TB is a top infectious killer worldwide. TB, HIV-associated TB and MDR-TB represent a threat to development and global health security. This day also offers the opportunity to highlight invigorated global efforts, under the SDGs, to end the TB epidemic...

World Sight Day

October 8, 2015

World Sight Day is an important advocacy and communications opportunity for the eye health community. It is a great time to engage with a wider audience a patient’s family, those who seldom get an eye exam, diabetics and showcase why eye health needs everybody’s attention.

World Sight Day 2015 will be on 8 October 2015. This year’s call to action: Eye care for all This year,...

26th National Statistics Month (NSM) Celebration

October 1, 2015 to October 31, 2015

http://nap.psa.gov.ph/nsm/26thNSM/default.asp

The National Statistics Month is conducted annually pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 647 (series of 1990), "Declaring the Month of October of Every Year as the National Statistics Month." The celebration aims to promote, enhance and instill nationwide awareness and appreciation of the importance and value of statistics to the different...

2nd World Statistics Day

October 20, 2015

http://nap.psa.gov.ph/pressreleases/2015/PSA_PR-201506-PP1-03_NSM_WORLDSTAT.asp

The 2nd World Statistics Day will be celebrated on October 20, 2015 with the overarching theme "Better data. Better lives" to emphasize the need for high quality official statistics geared towards improving people's lives; recognize the crucial role of statistics in nation building and tracking progress through...

World Humanitarian Day

August 19, 2015

The theme for this year’s World Humanitarian Day is #sharehumanity.

To mark the event, World Health Organization is launching a campaign focusing on health workers who provide healthcare under challenging circumstances whether it be in a conflict, natural disaster or resource poor settings.

Source: www.who.int.com

World Population Day July 11

July 1, 2015 to July 31, 2015

In 1989, the Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme recommended that 11 July be observed by the international community as World Population Day, a day to focus attention on the urgency and importance of population issues. The theme of this year's World Population Day is Vulnerable Populations in Emergencies .