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Health Events in November

Month

* Amaryllis Month; National; Huntington Society of Canada http://www.hsc-ca.org/

* Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation Awareness Month; National; Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada http:://ww2.heartandstroke.ca/

* Crohn's Disease and Colitis Awareness Month; National; Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of Canada http://www.ccfc.ca/

* Diabetes Month; National; Canadian Diabetes Association http://www.diabetes.ca/

* National Community Safety and Crime Prevention Campaign; National; Canada Safety Council http://www.safety-council.org/

* Osteoporosis Month; National; Osteoporosis Society of Canada http://www.osteoporosis.ca/

* Christmas Seal Campaign; National; Canadian Lung Association http://www.lung.ca/



Week

* 1 - 7 National Down Syndrome Awareness Week; National; Canadian Down Syndrome Society http://www.cdss.ca/

* 6 - 12 National Seniors' Safety Week; National; Canada Safety Council http://www.safety-council.org/

* 18 - 24 National Marfan Awareness Week; National; Canadian Marfan Association http://www.marfan.ca/

* 18 - 24 Drug Awareness Week; Ontario Drug Awareness Partnership http://sano.camh.net/odap/

* 19 - 25 Self-Help Awareness Week; Self-Help Resource Centre http://www.selfhelp.on.ca/shweek.html

* 25 - December 1 National AIDS Awareness Week; The Canadian HIV/AIDS Clearinghouse http://www.clearinghouse.cpha.ca

* 5 - 11 Veterans' Week; National; Veterans Affairs http://www.vac-acc.gc.ca/general/



Day

* 14 World Diabetes Day; International; Canadian Diabetes Association http://www.diabetes.ca/

* 20 Universal Children's Day; International; UN http://www.un.org/

* 25 International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women; International; UN http://www.un.org/



[This list compiled with information from

* CHN http://www.canadian-health-network.ca

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

and

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