World Hepatitis Day is observed each year on 28 July to raise awareness of viral hepatitis, an inflammation of the liver that causes severe liver disease and hepatocellular cancer. This year’s theme is “Hepatitis Can’t Wait”. With a person dying every 30 seconds from a hepatitis related illness – even in the current COVID-19 crisis […]

This year, for WBW 2021, WABA has selected the theme: Protect Breastfeeding: A Shared Responsibility. The theme is aligned with thematic area 2 of the WBW-SDG 2030 campaign which highlights the links between breastfeeding and survival, health and wellbeing of women, children and nations.   WABA states that this year’s objectives are to:   Inform […]

In Iran, Avicenna’s birthday (Iranian Month: Shahrivar 1st=August 23) is commemorated as the national day for doctors.

Each year in Iran, Razi’s birthday (27th August, Iranian month 5th Shahrivar) is celebrated and commemorated as the National Day of Pharmacists. This day has been set aside to recognize and honor all pharmacists across the nation.