Global Asbestos and Mesothelioma Calendar

Updated on January 3, 2018

January 4, 2018: Mesothelioma Warrior Candle Lighting in Honor and Support

January 20, 2018:   Zimbabwe Asbestos Disease Awareness Foundation (ZADAF) March in Johannesburg, South Africa 

January 24 – 26, 2018: The British Thoracic Oncology Group (BTOG)

February 2018: National Cancer Prevention Month

February 4, 2018: World Cancer Day

February 7, 2018: Less Cancer’s National Cancer Prevention Day

February 10, 2018: 12th Annual Lungleavin’ Day Celebration

February 28, 2018: National Sponsor of Rare Disease Day (NORD)

March 8, 2018: International Women’s Day

April 4, 2018: Healthy Schools Day

April 14 – 15, 2018: Global Health & Innovation Conference in Yale, CT

April 1 – 7, 2018: Global Asbestos Awareness Week

April 1 – 7, 2018: National Public Health Week

April 7, 2018: World Health Day

April 13 – 15, 2018: Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization 14th International Asbestos Awareness and Prevention Conference in Washington, DC

April 14 – 15, 2018: Global Health & Innovation Conference in Yale, CT

April 28, 2018: International Workers Memorial Day

April 29 – May 4, 2018: 32nd International Congress on Occupational Health in Dublin, Ireland

May 2018: National Nurses Week 

May 2018: National Women’s Health Week

May 2018: National Cancer Research Month 

May 2 – 5, 2018: International Mesothelioma Interest Group (iMIG): Ottawa, Canada

May 20, 2018: International Clinical Trials Day (ICTD)

May 2018: American Industrial Hygiene Conference & Exposition (AIHce) in Philadelphia, PA

June 2018: Men’s Health/Cancer Awareness Month

June 2018: Janelle Bedel’s Wonder Woman Day in Rushville, IN

June 2018: Health and Safety Week in the United Kingdom

July 2018: Mesothelioma Action Day in the United Kingdom

June 3, 2018: 31st Annual National Cancer Survivors Day 

June 5, 2018: UN World Environment Day

June 19-21, 2018:  SHExpo in London, United Kingdom

August 1, 2018: World Lung Cancer Day

September 2018: ADAO Mesothelioma Awareness Month

September 2018: Kayaking for Meso: A Kayaking Event to Raise Awareness of Mesothelioma

September 17-18, 2018: IOSH 2018 Conference in Birmingham, United Kingdom

September 26, 2018: Mesothelioma Awareness Day

September 29, 2018: Miles for Meso in Alton, Illinois

October 2018: Health Literacy Month

October 2018: Health Literacy Month Week 1: Prevent Asbestos Exposure

October 2018: Health Literacy Month Week 2: High Risk Occupations with Asbestos Exposure 

October 2018: Health Literacy Month Week 3: Understand the Warning Symptoms for Asbestos-Caused Diseases

October 2018: Health Literacy Month Week 4: Finding a Center of Excellence for Mesothelioma Treatment

October 2018: 18th World Lung Cancer Conference in Yokohama, Japan

October 1-4, 2018: UICC World Cancer Congress in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

October 13, 2018: Patient and Carer Day in Teddington, United Kingdom

 
November 2018: Family Caregiver Month

November 2018: American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting and Exposition Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia

November 2018: Asbestos Safety and Eradication Summit 

November 27, 2018: Giving Tuesday 

December 1 – 31, 2018: End-of-Year Donation Drive 

December 2018: National COSH Conference in Baltimore, Maryland

December 28, 2018: Candle Lighting in Loving Memory of Mesothelioma Warrior