April 24 - May 1, 2011 we will discuss the following:
World Meningitis Day
World Meningitis Day is happening on Sunday 24 April 2011 when meningitis organizations’ from across the globe will come together to raise awareness about the devastating effects of meningitis and septicaemia and encourage prevention through vaccination in the third annual World Meningitis Day.
Caregiving from a Caregiver’s Perspective – Part 3
One of the main duties of a nurse in a medical facility is charting. From the minute you meet a patient you begin writing, asking questions, filling out forms.
National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW)
National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is an annual celebration of the significant role immunizations play in keeping our children and our communities healthy. Immunization is one of the best ways parents can protect their infants and young children from potentially serious diseases. Check to see if your child is up to date on immunizations.
Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)
The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1.800.656.HOPE and the National Sexual Assault Online Hotline at rainn.org, and publicizes the hotlines' free, confidential services; educates the public about sexual violence; and leads national efforts to prevent sexual violence, improve services to victims and ensure that rapists are brought to justice.
National Kids and Pets Day
National Dance Day
The holiday was introduced in 1982 by the International Dance Committee of the UNESCO International Theatre Institute. The date was suggested by Pyotr Gusev to commemorate the birthday of Jean-Georges Noverre.
Among the goals of the Dance Day are to increase the awareness of the importance of dance among the general public, as well as to persuade governments all over the world to provide a proper place for dance in all systems of education, from primary to higher.
National Honesty Day
Things you’ll need:
celebrate it everyday but this is a day to celebrate it
What’s that you say? Never heard of it? It was officially introduced in the early 1990′s by M. Hirsh Goldberg as a way to honor the honorable and encourage honesty. He selected this day because “April begins with a day dedicated to lying (April Fool’s Day) and it should end on a higher moral note.” Interesting thought, eh?