August Healthcare Recognition Days - 2017
Children’s Eye & Safety Month
During the month of August, Prevent Blindness America helps promote children’s eye health and safety, and educates the public on signs of possible eye problems.
Prevent Blindness America – http://www.preventblindness.org
Neurosurgery Awareness Month
The month of August is dedicated to recognizing the service and contributions of neurosurgeons who diagnose and treat disorders of the nervous system.
American Association of Neurological Surgeons – http://www.aans.org
August 6-12 National Health Center Week
National Health Center Week is designed to recognize the service and contributions of health centers in providing care to the underserved people in the U.S.
National Association of Community Health Centers – http://www.healthcenterweek.org
August 23 Health Unit Coordinator Day
Every August, the National Association of Health Unit Coordinators (NAHUC) promotes the profession through education and certification, complying with the NAHUC standards of practice, standards of education and code of ethics.
National Association of Health Unit Coordinators – http://www.nahuc.org