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March Health Events

For the Month of March

* Asthma Month (National). Canadian Lung Association http://www.lung.ca

* Easter Seals Month (Ontario). Easter Seals Society http://www.easterseals.org

* Epilepsy Month (National). Epilepsy Canada http://www.epilepsy.ca

* Help Fight Liver Disease Month (National). Canadian Liver Foundation http://www.liver.ca

* Kidney Month (National). Kidney Foundation of Canada http://www.kidney.ca/index-eng.html

* Learning Disabilities Awareness Month (National). Learning Disabilities Association of Canada http://www.ldac-taac.ca

* Nutrition Month (National). Theme: Nutrition Myths and Fallacies. Dietitians of Canada http://www.dietitians.ca/

* Red Cross Month (National). Canadian Red Cross Society http://www.redcross.ca



Weeks

* 4 -10, Women's Week (International). Status of Women Canada http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca/iwd/index.html

* 5-11, Pharmacy Awareness Week (National). Canadian Pharmacists Association http://www.cdnpharm.ca/

* 5-11, Social Work Week (National, dates vary by province or territory). Ontario Association of Social Workers http://www.oasw.org/ENG/WEEK.HTM

* 12-18, Brain Awareness Week (International). Dana Alliance http://www.dana.org/brainweek/

* 14-21, Agriculture Safety Week (National). Farm Safety Association http://www.farmsafety.ca/events.shtml

* 25-31, Endometriosis Awareness Week



Days

* 8, Woman's Day, United Nations Day for Women's Rights and International Peace (International). United Nations http://www.un.org/

* 22,Water Day (International). United Nations http://www.un.org/

* 22, Elimination of Racial Discrimination (International). Canadian Heritage

* 24, Tuberculosis Day (International). Canadian Lung Association http://www.lung.ca/tb/main.html Canadian Society for International Health http://www.csih.org/



[This list compiled with information from

* CHN http://www.canadian-health-network.ca/html/newnotable/calendarmar01e.html,

* Charity Village http://www.charityvillage.com/charityvillage/event3.asp and

* CHIS http://www.tpl.toronto.on.ca/TRL/centres/chis/event.html)]