Events Archive



10th Cerebral Palsy Awareness and Protection Week

September 16, 2014 to September 22, 2014

Pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 588 issued on March 25, 2004, declaring September 16-22, 2004 and the year after as Cerebral Palsy Awareness and Protection Week.

Cerebral Palsy is a non-progressive condition affecting the immature brain characterized by movement, balance, and postural problems. It is the most common disorder that affects children and adults in the world.


World Suicide Prevention Day

September 10, 2014

The International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) and the World Health Organization (WHO) are committed to preventing suicide. These organizations recognize World Suicide Prevention Day as an important day in the international calendar. World Suicide Prevention Day brings together individuals and organizations with an interest in suicide prevention, and mobilizes efforts to save...

World Humanitarian Day

August 19, 2014

World Humanitarian Day (WHD) falls on August 19, 2014 and is a global celebration of people helping people. The awareness day was designated by the United Nations in an effort to raise public awareness of humanitarian assistance worldwide and the people who risk their lives in order to provide it. Every day humanitarian aid workers help millions of people around the world, regardless of who...

National Tuberculosis Month

August 1, 2014 to August 31, 2014

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

National Hospital Week

August 6, 2014 to August 12, 2014

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.

Buwan ng Wikang Pambansa

August 1, 2014 to August 31, 2014

Ngayong Buwan ng Wika 2014, ibinabandera ng Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (KWF) ang halaga ng wikang Filipino bilang wikang nagbubuklod sa bansa. Filipino: Wika ng Pagkakaisa ang tema ng pagdiriwang ngayong taon na magtatampok ng mga gawaing pangwika at pangkultura na pangungunahan ng KWF sa buong bansa.

Alinsunod ang pagdiriwang sa Proklamasyon Blg. 1041 na nilagdaan ni dating Pangulong Fidel...

World Breastfeeding Week

August 1, 2014 to August 7, 2014

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.

White Cane Safety Day

August 1, 2014

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...

World Population Day

July 11, 2014

The United Nations' (UN) World Population Day is annually observed on July 11 to reaffirm the human right to plan for a family. It encourages activities, events and information to help make this right a reality throughout the world. The primary concern with observing a day entirely as World Population Day was to center attention on the immediacy and consequence of population issues in the...

Nutrition Month

July 1, 2014 to July 31, 2014

Section 7 of Presidential Decree 411 designates July as Nutrition Month to create greater awareness among the Filipinos on the importance of nutrition, focusing attention on making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits.

The National Nutrition Council (NNC) spearheads the 40th Nutrition Month Celebration this July focusing on nutrition in emergencies...