What’s Happening – 2014 and Beyond Calendar
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                                                       2017
January  
                             Cervical Health Awareness Month
                             Sponsor/Contact:
                             National Cervical Cancer Coalition
818/991-4242
                            National Glaucoma Month
                            Sponsor/Contact:

                            Prevent Blindness America
800/331-2020

February

Black Heritage (History) Month
                            Sponsor/Contact
Multiple Sponsors

                            American Heart Month
                            Sponsor/Contacts:

                            American Heart Association (AHA)
800/242-8721 and 212/878-5900

Feb. 7              National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
                           Sponsor/Contact:
                           NBHAAD
www.blackaidsday.org
                           404/454-5469
 Feb. 3             National Wear Red Day
                           Sponsor/Contact:

                          American Heart Association

                          1-800-AHA-USA-1
March
 
                         National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
                         Sponsor/Contact:
                         Prevent Cancer Foundation
800/227-2732
                         National Nutrition Month
                         Sponsor/Contact:
                         American Dietetic Association
Mar. 24 – 26 National Colloquium on African American Health  
                           Sponsor/Contact:
                           National Medical Association
                           Marriott Metro Center
                           Washington, DC
                           202/842-3292
                         

Mar. 7 – 11    National School Breakfast Week

2016                Sponsor/Contact:

                          School Nutrition Association

                          800/877-8822

Mar. 16 – 17  Health Disparities Conference 

                          Xavier University College of Pharmacy
Sponsor/Contact
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel

                          New Orleans, Louisiana
                          404/559-6198

April

                        National Minority Health Month
                        Sponsor/Contact:
                        U.S. Office of Minority Health
                        800/444-6472
                        Alcohol Awareness Month
                        Sponsor/Contact:
                        U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental
                        Health Services Administration
                        877/726-4727
                        National Austism Awareness Month
                        Sponsor/Contact:
                        Autism Society
                        800/3Autism
                        National Distraction Driving Awareness Month
                        Sponsor/Contact:
                        Focus driven
                        603/775-2405
                        Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month
                        Sponsor/Contact:
                        Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN)
                        800/656-4673
Apr. 21 – 24 18th Annual Conference  
                          National Hispanic Medical Association
                         Sponsor/Contact
                         Renaissance Hotel
                         Washington, DC
                         202/628-5895
Apr. 22-23   10th Annual National Summit on Health
                          Disparities
                          Washington, DC
                          Ritz-Carlton Hotel
                          Sponsor/Contact
                          Congressional Black Caucus Foundation and
                          Minority Quality Forum
May
                         Arthritis Awareness Month
                         Sponsor/Contact
                         Arthritis Foundation
                         800/283-7800
                         Employee Health and Fitness Month
                         Sponsor/Contact:
                         National Association for Health and Fitness
                         716/583-0521
                         Hepatitis Awareness Month
                         Sponsor/Contact:
                         Hepatitis Foundation International
                         800/891-0707
                         Lupus Awareness Month
                         Sponsor/Contact:
                         Lupus Foundation of America
                         888/385-8787
                         Mental Health Month
                         Sponsor/Contact:
                         Mental Health America
                         800/969-6642
                         National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month
                         Sponsor/Contact:
                         Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
                         800/7-Asthma
                         National High Blood Pressure Education Month
                         Sponsor/Contact:
                         National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
                         301/592-8573
                         National Osteoporosis Awareness and
Preventive Month
                         Sponsor/Contact:
                         National Osteoporosis Foundation
                         800/231-4222        

                         Nashville, TN
202/842-3292

May 8 – 14    National Women’s Health Week
2016
              Sponsor/Contact:
U.S. Office on Women’s Health
800/994-9662

May 26 – 30  Region I & Region 6, National Medical Association
2016               Annual Conference
                         Half Moon Resort Hotel
                         Montego Bay, Jamaica, West Indies
                         202/842-3292
June
                          Men’s Health Month 

June 13 – 19  Men’s Health Week
2016                 Sponsor/Contact:
                           Men’s Health Network
                           202/543-6461, Ext. 101
June 27 -29   Annual National Wellness Conference
2016                 National Wellness Organization
                           St. Paul, Minnesota
                           715/342-2969
June 27         HIV Testing Day
2015               Sponsor/Contact:
                         National Association of People with AIDS
                         866/846-9366
July      
       
July 20-25    International AIDS Conference
2015                Melbourne, Austratia

July 30 –        Annual National Convention
August 3       National Medical Association

2016               JW Marriott

Los Angeles, Ca
Contact/Sponsor:

                         202/842-3292

 

August    
Aug. 12-19   International Education Conference  
                        National Association of Black Social Workers  
                        Senegal, and Gambia, West Africa
                        – Main Conference – Dakar, West Africa
                        – Extension – Banjul, West African
                        Sponsor/Contact:
                        202/678-4570
September 

 Sept. 8-11    Annual U.S. Conference on AIDS 

Hyatt Regency

                         New Orleans, LA
                         Contact/Sponsor:
                         National Minority AIDS Council

Sept.               National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month 

Sept. 23-24  Congressional Black Caucus Legislative Weekend  
 2015              Walter E. Washington Convention Center
                         Washington, DC
October
                       National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
                       Contact/Sponsor:
                       National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
                       877/FTC-Help
Oct. 15 – 17 SOPHE 16th Annual Health Education
2016              Advocacy Summit
                        Sponsor/Contact:
                        With the Coalition of National Health Education and
Partner Organizations
Washington Court Hotel
Washington, DC
202/408-9804

Oct. 21          National Forum for Heart Disease

 2015              Stroke Prevention
                        Kaiser Family Foundation
                        Washington, DC
                        Contact/Sponsor:
                        404/679-7900
Oct. 26 – 27 WomenHeart
2016               National Policy & Science Summit on
                         Women’s Cardiovascular Health
                         George Washington University
                         Washington, DC
                         Contact/Sponsor:
                         202/728-7199
November
                          Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month
                          Contact/Sponsor:
                          Alzheimer’s Association
                          800/272-3900
                          American Diabetes Month
                          Contact/Sponsor:
                          American Diabetes Association
                          703/549-1500
Oct. 29 –        American Public Health Association
Nov. 2            Annual Meeting
2016               Denver, Colorado
                         Contact/Sponsor:

202/777-2742

 

Nov. 12 – 13  National Caucus on Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Health Disparities

2015                Washington Marriott at Metro Center

Contact/Sponsor:

404/964-6398

Nov. 17        Great American Smoke-out
2016             Contact/Sponsor:
                       American Cancer Society
                       800/ACS-2345
December
Dec. 1-3       International Symposium on Minority
2015             Health and Health Disparities
                       National Institutes of Health
                       Gaylord National Resort and
                       Conventional Center
                       National Harbor, Maryland
                       Sponsor/Contact:
                       National Institute on Minority Health
                       and Health Disparities, NIH
                       404/559-6191