2013 CALENDAR of EVENTS
AUGUST
JANUARY
Family Planning Month
Lung Cancer Awareness Month
National Lung Month
National Tuberculosis Awareness Month
Sight Saving Month
National Breastfeeding Awareness Month
Mother-Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative Week
National Hospital Week
Philippine National Research System Week
Asthma Week
National Tuberculosis Day
Brain Attack Awareness Week
Round 1
3rd Wk
24-30
29
Deworming of School Children ( Grades 1 - 6 )
National Cancer Consciousness Week
Goiter Awareness Week
World Leprosy Day
FEBRUARY
2-6
6-12
11-17
16-20
19
3rd Wk
Heart Month
Oral Health Month
National Health Insurance Program Month
National Mental Retardation Week
World Cancer Day
National Leprosy Awareness Week
National Rare Disease Week
1-5
4
3rd Wk
4th Wk
SEPTEMBER
Generics Awareness Month
Liver Cancer Awareness Month
National Epilepsy Awareness Week
Obesity Prevention and Awareness Week
National Suicide Prevention Week
World Suicide Prevention Week
World Heart Day
World Rabies Day
MARCH
Colon and Rectal Cancer Awareness Month
Rabies Awareness Month
Burn Injury Prevention Month
International Women's Month
International Women's Day
World TB Day
1-7
7-11
9-13
10
26
28
8
24
OCTOBER
APRIL
National Children's Month
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
National Newborn Screening Week
Elderly Filipino Week
National Mental Health Week
World Mental Health Day
Bone and Joint Awareness Week
Garantisadong Pambata Week
Global Handwashing Day
Health Education Week
National Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Awareness Week
Food Safety Awareness Week
World Psoriasis Day
Cancer in Children Awareness Month
World Health Month
Philippine Earth's Day
Head and Neck Consciousness Week
World Malaria Day
1-7
1-7
7-11
10
10
11-15
14-18
15
18-22
18-22

25-29
29
7
22
4th Wk
25
MAY
Cervical Cancer Awareness Month
Road Safety Month
World Asthma Day
Safe Motherhood Week
World Hypertension Day
AIDS Candlelight Memorial Day
7
10-14
17
19
NOVEMBER
JUNE
Cancer Pain Awareness Month
Filariasis Awareness Month
Traditional & Alternative Health Care Month
Malaria Awareness Month
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Awareness Week
National Food Fortification Day
National Skin Disease Detection & Prevention Week
Deaf Awareness Week
World Diabetes Day
Drug Abuse Prevention & Control Week
Climate Change Consciuosness Week
World Toilet Day
National Consciousness Week Against Counterfeit Medicine
Population & Development Week
18-Day Campaign to End Violence Against Women (VAW)
Dengue Awareness Month
National Kidney Month
No Smoking Month
Prostate CancerAwareness Month
World Blood Donor Day
Safe Kids Week
DOH Anniversary
National Patient Safety Day
National Poison Prevention Week
International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
1-5

7
2nd Wk

8
14
15-19
19-25
19
21-25

22-26
25-Dec 12
14
14-18
23
25
4th Wk
26
JULY
Deworming of School Children ( Grades 1 - 6 )
National Blood Donors Month
Nutrition Month
National Disaster Consciousness Month
Schistosomiasis Awareness Month
National Allergy Day
World Population Day
National Disability Prevention & Rehabilitation Week
National Diabetes Awareness Week
Round 2
8
11
3rd Wk
4th Wk
DECEMBER
Firecrackers Injury Prevention Month
World AIDS Day
Ear, Nose and Throat Consciousness Week
National Health Emergency
Preparedness Day
Linggo ng Kabataan
National youth Health Day
1
3-9
6

2nd Wk
10