International ShakeOut Day
On October 17 International ShakeOut Day is held. Drop, Cover and Hold On! If nothing else, remember to take those three steps if and when an earthquake strikes. This october event in the second decade of the month is annual.
World Menopause Day on October 18 (doctors call for women to take action at menopause, to prevent health problems in later life);
Women's Global Happiness Day on October 18 (directed against the epidemic of depression among women. The idea that arose in 2017 belongs to Carin Rockind);
Pharmacy Technician Day on October 20 (PTDay was first endorsed by Pharmacy Technician Educators Association, American Association of Pharmacy Technicians, Inc. – AAPT and Pharmacy Technician Certification Board in 2015. It has been observed the third Tuesday in October since 1991);