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 National Pollution Control Day
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 National Pollution Control Day

Every year, National Pollution Control Day is celebrated on December 2 to commemorate and honor those who died in the Bhopal gas disaster. The Bhopal Gas Tragedy took place in 1984 on the nights of December 1-2. Methyl isocyanate, popularly known as MIC is a deadly gas that caused several fatalities. The Bhopal Gas Tragedy...

 World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Day
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 World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Day

Every year, World COPD Day is held to increase public awareness of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and to educate people worldwide about this respiratory disorder. A global group called GOLD- Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease launched in 2002 which brings together medical professionals from many nations to organize public awareness campaigns regarding...

World Diabetes Day 2022
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World Diabetes Day 2022

Diabetes is a chronic (long-lasting) health condition that affects how your body turns food into energy. Your body breaks down most of the food you eat into sugar (glucose) and releases it into your bloodstream. When your blood sugar goes up, it signals your pancreas to release insulin. Insulin acts like a key to let the blood...

 World Iodine Deficiency Day
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 World Iodine Deficiency Day

Iodine is a crucial component for maintaining human health. Iodine deficiency disorders (IDD) may develop if the thyroid gland is not able to operate properly. Goiters, mental impairment and even death are among the health issues IDD can cause. IDD affects millions of people each year making it a significant public health issue. The World...

 World Osteoporosis Day
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 World Osteoporosis Day

Osteoporosis literally means “porous bone.” Since the condition weakens bones and increases the chance of sudden, unforeseen bone fractures. If a person has osteoporosis then the bones become weaker and light in mass. The condition frequently progresses without any warning signs or discomfort and it is typically not detected until the weakening of bones result...

 World Arthritis Day
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 World Arthritis Day

Arthritis is the medical term for swelling or joint inflammation. It describes more than 100 ailments that have an impact on connective tissues, joints, and surrounding tissues. Depending on the type of arthritis, specific symptoms can vary, although stiffness and pain in the joints are typically present. Types of Arthritis Rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis are...

 World Mental Health Day
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 World Mental Health Day

On October 10, we celebrate World Mental Health Day to escalate our knowledge of mental health advancements. Our increased self-awareness and sensitivity to it have improved the situation. It is noted that there has never been a more pressing need to reduce the stigma associated with mental illness and to promote its understanding and treatment....

 World Lymphoma Awareness Day
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 World Lymphoma Awareness Day

Every year on September 15, World Lymphoma Awareness Day is observed to increase public understanding of lymphoma, a kind of cancer that is becoming more prevalent. The Lymphoma Coalition, a non-profit network organization of 83 lymphoma patient groups from 52 nations worldwide is the entity in charge of hosting the global project. World Lymphoma Awareness...

 National Bone and Joint Day 2022
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 National Bone and Joint Day 2022

Adults frequently complain of joint pain, which is typically brought on by regular wear and tear from daily activities including walking, bending, standing, and lifting. Running and sports involving jumping or fast pivots increase the risk of knee pain and other related issues in athletes. But whether joint pain is brought on by ageing or...

Wearing Gloves and Hand Hygiene
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Wearing Gloves and Hand Hygiene

Another trivial thing for maintaining Hand Hygiene is the use of gloves. It is a Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) employed in common precautions against the spread of pathogens from healthcare providers’ hands to those of their patients as well as from patients’ hands to those of their colleagues. Many people are unaware that the gloves’...

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