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World Mental Health Day 2017

In Global On 10 October 2017 - 10 October 2017

World Mental Health Day on 10 October is aimed at creating public awareness to make issues related to mental health a global priority. Efforts are also aimed at attracting investment support to improve treatment of mental health conditions.

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World Food Day 2017

In Global On 16 October 2017 - 16 October 2017

The world is on the move. More people have been forced to flee their homes than at any time since the Second World War due to increased conflict and political instability. But hunger, poverty, and an increase in extreme weather events linked to clima

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World Diabetes Day 2017

In Global On 14 November 2017 - 14 November 2017

World Diabetes Day (WDD) is celebrated annually on November 14. Led by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), World Diabetes Day was created in 1991 by IDF and the World Health Organization in response to growing concerns about the escalating h

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World Aids Day 2017

In Global On 01 December 2017 - 01 December 2017

World AIDS Day is commemorated each year on the 1st of December and is an opportunity for every community to unite in the fight against HIV, show support for people living with HIV and remember those who have died.

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World Soil Day 2017

In Global On 05 December 2017 - 05 December 2017

The International Union of Soil Sciences (IUSS), in 2002, adopted a resolution proposing the 5th of December as World Soil Day to celebrate the importance of soil as a critical component of the natural system and as a vital contributor to human wellb

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