Tag: World Sickle Cell Awareness Day


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. Note ▪ 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.