MedSafetyWeek2023: a global week to rise awareness of medicines safety

UMC (Uppsala Monitoring Centre, WHO's collaborating center for international drug monitoring) annually promotes the #MedSafetyWeek campaign to raise awareness of reporting side effects of drugs to ensure consumer safety. This year's edition…

4th MARCH: INTERNATIONAL HPV AWARENESS DAY

International Papilloma Virus awareness day is celebrated on the 4th of March every year. During this day, global campaigns are carried out to talk about the HPV virus, explain what it is, what are the related risks and how to reduce its…

World Folic Acid Awareness Week

Neural tube defects or NTDs are serious congenital malformations of the brain and spinal cord that occur during the first weeks of pregnancy when the neural tube (embryonic structure from which the central nervous system of the fetus develops)…

World Psoriasis Day

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October 29 is World Psoriasis Day, promoted by IFPA (International Federation of Psoriasis Associates). In this day, every year, a theme is chosen: for 2022 it is the mental health. Indeed, a quarter of people living with psoriatic disease…