World Blood Donor Day

Every year countries around the world celebrate World Blood Donor Day (WBDD) on June 14. The event serves to raise awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products and to thank voluntary, unpaid blood donors for their life-saving gifts of blood. Learn more.

World Drowning Prevention Day

Declared through the April 2021 UN General Assembly Resolution A/RES/75/273 “Global drowning prevention”, World Drowning Prevention Day is held annually on 25 July. This global advocacy event serves as an opportunity to highlight the tragic and profound impact of drowning on families and communities and offer life-saving solutions to prevent it. An estimated 236,000 people […]

The Eighth EMPHNET Regional Conference

With the central theme of the Eighth EMPHNET Regional Conference being “Advancing Public Health Preparedness and Response: Challenges, Opportunities, and Ways Forward” the conference sessions will provide a space to address challenges and identify opportunities to advance public health within the countries in the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR) and beyond. The conference will also offer a […]

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