Breast Health Day in Europe
Breast Health Day in Europe is held on October 15. This event in the second decade of the month October is annual. Help us
The first Breast Health Day took place in Milan, Italy on 15 October 2008 and is now held annually.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month, international health campaign lasting the month of October that is intended to increase global awareness of breast cancer. Breast Cancer Awareness Month began in 1985 as a partnership between the American Cancer Society and the pharmaceutical division of Imperial Chemical Industries. Betty Ford helped kick off the week-long event, as she was herself a survivor of breast cancer.
Similar holidays and events, festivals and interesting facts
Fall World Migratory Bird Day on October 14 (Held on the second Saturday of May and October with the support of the United Nations Environment Program - UNEP);
European Day for Organ Donation and Transplantation on October 14 (The European Day for Organ Donation and Transplantation (#EODD) takes place to raise awareness on the importance of organ, tissue and cell donation as a way to improve and save lives);
International Pinotage Day on October 14 (Celebrated on the second Saturday of October);
World Environmental Education Day on October 14 (established in 1991);
International Newspaper Carrier Day on October 14 (Held on the second Friday in October);