Tag: Breast cancer awareness month – October


Important Days Breast cancer awareness month – October It is observed every year to spread awareness to educate people about its causes, symptoms, warning signs, diagnosis and treatment. It is called "Pink October" Theme 2023 - 'Keeping Her in The Picture' Note According to the World Health Organization (WHO), in 2020, there were 2.3 million women diagnosed with breast cancer and 6,85,000 deaths globally. International Day of Older Persons – October 1 The day is observed every year to honor and celebrate the elderly, acknowledge their vital role in society, and address the issues that impact their well-being. 2023 Theme - Fulfilling the Promises of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights for Older Persons: Across Generations. Note The day was observed for the first time on 14 December 1990. United Nations Principles for Older Persons - 1991