Thursday, June 12, 2014

June 2014 Health Calendar

Good health is nothing to sneeze at!  According to the World Health Organization (WHO), health is "a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity."  If you would like to read the Wikipedia article about health, you can click here:   To read the World Health Organization's Nepal page, you can click here:  You will find statistics, news, and Nepal's country profile, which includes the Health Profile, WHO Collaboration, Mortality & Burden of Disease, Nutrition, and Risk Factors.

Also for your information, below please find the World June 2014 Health Calendar.

June 1 is International Children's Day--'s_Day
     You will find links to how many countries celebrate our future, our children!

June 2 is International Cancer Survivors Day--Here is the website of Nepal's Cancer Society:  Even if you and your loved ones are cancer free, it's a good idea to read about what's happening here in Nepal where cancer is concerned.  Additionally, here is the website of the Nepal Cancer Relief Society, an organization founded by the late Princess Jayanti Rajya Laxmi Devi Shah:

June 3 - 9 is World Heart Rhythm Week--This article explains more:  This article from the American Heart Association give tips to keeping your heart healthy at any age:

June 4 is International Day of Innocent Children-Victims of Aggression--  Our beautiful children are our future and their preciousness can not be overstated!

June 5 is World Environment Day--  On this website, United Nations Environment Programme, you will find some interesting articles as well as interesting Instagram photos.

June 14 is World Blood Donor Day--  This year's theme is "Safe Blood for Saving Mother."  The above World Health Organization website has lots of information and even a video.

June 15 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day--Here is the United Nations page about Elder Abuse Awareness:  This is an important global issue.

June 16 - 24 is National Epilepsy Week and June 21 is Epilepsy Day--Here is the website of the Nepal Epilepsy Association:  This website is very informative and also has a video.  For a detailed description of this disease in Nepal, you can also read here:

June 24 - 28 is Drug Awareness Week--This article, although from last year, explains some of the problems facing young people in Nepal as far as drugs are concerned:

June 26 is The International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Drug Trafficking--Let's join the fight against drugs and keep our young people informed of the dangers of drugs.  Here is an informative article about drug and alcohol abuse, especially among young people, in Nepal:  Here is the same website's information about drug rehab in Nepal:

All month is Migraine Awareness Month--  This article is very informative.
So this is article:

Other articles about migraines worth reading from include:

If you have any medical problem or question about your health or the health of your loved ones, please come in for a consultation with one of our doctors.  We are here to help you.

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Have a happy and healthy day!