Global Asbestos and Mesothelioma Calendar

Updated on March 31, 2020

March 29-31, 2021: Environmental Information Association Annual Conference

April 1-7, 2021: Global Asbestos Awareness Week

April 5-11, 2021: American Public Health Association National Public Health Week

April 7, 2021: World Health Day

April 8-11, 2021: Unite for Sight – Global Health and Innovation Conference

April 28, 2021: AFL-CIO International Workers Memorial Day

April 7, 2021: World Health Day

April 28, 2021: International Workers Memorial Day

May 2021: National Cancer Research Month

May 2021: National Nurses Week

May 2021: National Women’s Health Week

May 2021: International Clinical Trials Day (ICTD); Paris, France

May 7 – 9, 2021: International Mesothelioma Interest Group (iMig), Virtual 

June 2021:  — SHExpo in London, United Kingdom

June 2021: Men’s Health/Cancer Awareness Month

June 2021: 34th Annual National Cancer Survivors Day

June  2021: UN World Environment Day

June 6, 2021: Janelle Bedel’s Wonder Woman Day in Rushville, IN

TBD 2020: Professional Abatement Contractors of New York (PACNY) Annual Conference in Syracuse, NY

September 2021 IASLC World Conference on Lung Cancer

September 2021: IOSH 2021 Conference

June 2021:  — American Industrial Hygiene Conference & Exposition (AIHce) in Atlanta, Georgia

July 2021: Action Mesothelioma Day, United Kingdom

August 1, 2021: World Lung Cancer Day

August 1 – September 4, 2020: Global action to urge J&J to remove asbestos-contaminated talc baby powder from consumer shelves internationally

September: Mesothelioma Awareness Month

September 26, 2021: Mesothelioma Awareness Day

September 26 – October 2, 2020: 12th Miles for Meso Walk/Run, Alton, Illinois

September 26 – October 2, 2020: ADAO Ban Asbestos Team 12th Miles for Meso Walk/Run

October 2020: Health Literacy Month

October 23 – 29, 2021: American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting and Exposition Meeting

November 2021: Lung Cancer Awareness Month

November 2021: Family Caregiver Month

November 2021: British Occupational Hygiene Society and Faculty of Asbestos Assessment and Management (FAAM), Asbestos 2020 Virtual Conference, Virtual 

November  2021: National Asbestos Awareness Week, Australia

December 7, 2021: Giving Tuesday

December 1 – 31, 2021: End-of-Year Donation Drive

December 2021: National COSH Conference, Virtual

December 28, 2020: Candle Lighting in Loving Memory of Mesothelioma Warriors

January 4, 2021: Candle Lighting in Honor and Support of Mesothelioma Warriors

The British Thoracic Oncology Group (BTOG), Virtual

February 4, 2022: World Cancer Day

February 4, 2022: Less Cancer’s National Cancer Prevention Day

February 2022: World Cancer Prevention Month 

February 2022: National Cancer Prevention Month

February 28, 2022: Rare Disease Day (NORD)

March 8, 2021: International Women’s Day