Health Observances and Recognition Events
The following information is provided by the Society for Healthcare Strategy & Market Development of the American Hospital Association.
1-31: Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month - Spotlights this disease in an effort to educate the public about the seriousness of arthritis in kids and its impact on the lives of children, teens and their families. For more information, contact: Arthritis Foundation; 404.872.7100 or www.arthritis.org.
16-19: Nurses in Staff Development Week - This week advances the specialty practice of nursing staff development for the enhancement of high-quality health care outcomes. For more information, contact: National Nursing Staff Development Organization; 800.489.1995 or www.nnsdo.org.
28: World Hepatitis Day - Observed every year to raise awareness of viral hepatitis and to encourage prevention and treatment. For more information, contact: American Liver Foundation; 212.668.1000 or www.liverfoundation.org.