Important Days
International Day of Yoga
▪ The day is observed on June 21 to celebrate the practise of Yoga.
Theme 2024: “Yoga for Self and Society.”
▪ The day was first officially recognised by United Nations in 2014.
Patanjali is renowned as the Father of Yoga.
World Sickle Cell Awareness Day
▪ World Sickle Cell Awareness Day is celebrated on June 19 every year to increase awareness about the sickle cell disease.
Theme 2024 : Hope Through Progress: Advancing Sickle Cell Care Globally
National Sickle Cell Anaemia Elimination Mission aims to eliminate sickle cell genetic transmission by the year 2047.

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