Health Calendar - December 2019

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The following dates are in the Australian Health Calendar for December 2019:

1 December - World Aids Day. Raises awareness of the pandemic caused by the spread of HIV.


World Aids Day - 1 December
World Aids Day


1 - 31 December - Decembeard Australia. Encourage men to grow a beard, raise funds and help beat bowel cancer. Register here https://www.decembeard.org.au Australia has one of the highest rates of bowel cancer in the world. It is a preventable form of cancer if found early. Free screening is offered for all Australians over the age of 50.


Beardember
Grow a beard to raise bowel cancer awareness


3 December - Day of Persons with Disabilities. This year's theme is "The Future is Accessible".


Beardember
The Future is Accessible


5 December - Volunteers Day. Celebrates the difference volunteers make.


Beardember
Volunteering helps


10 December - Human Rights Day. It commemorates the day on which, in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.


Beardember
Human Rights Day


Categories
General wellness
 
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