International health awareness days can be a fantastic marketing tool for your business. They usually receive global media coverage which you can leverage in your gym, fitness studio, or with coaching clients.


In this article – we share a list of upcoming health awareness days for 2021 you may want to mark in your calendar. Bookmark the page now to refer to all year round!


Whether you’re a personal trainer, nutritionist, or health club owner, wellbeing awareness days can help to spark interest in your services. 


The key is to integrate them into your marketing campaigns, blog articles, and social media posts. If you know about them ahead of time, then you can use them to their full potential. So, we’ve scoured the internet for health promotion days and religious festivals that might be relevant to your business. 


Health Days in January

  • 1st Jan – New Year’s Day
  • 2nd Jan – Personal Trainer Awareness Day
  • Weight Loss Awareness Month
  • Dry January (UK)


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February Health Awareness Days

  • 4th Feb – World Cancer Day
  • 12th Feb – Chinese New Year
  • 14th Feb – Valentine’s Day


March Dates


April Dates


Health Days in May

  • 10th-15th May – Food Allergy Awareness Week (UK)
  • 12th May – Eid al-Fitr begins
  • 21st May – World Meditation Day
  • 26th May – National Senior Health & Fitness Day (USA)
  • 31st May – World No Tobacco Day
  • Better Sleep Month
  • Physical Fitness & Sports Month
  • National Walking Month (UK)


Health Days in June

  • 14th Jun – World Blood Donor Day
  • 21st Jun – International Yoga Day
  • 21st-30th Jun – World Wellbeing Week
  • Men’s Health Month


Our Fitness Business Templates include a digital marketing planner that also functions as a world health days calendar for 2021…



July & August Health Awareness Days

  • We aren’t aware of any national days related to health during these months but feel free to use the contact form if you have suggestions.


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September Dates

  • 6th Sep – Rosh Hashanah begins
  • 13th Sep – Celiac Disease Awareness Day
  • 15th Sep – Yom Kippur begins
  • 18th Sep – National Dance Day (USA)
  • 21st-27th Sep – World Reflexology Week 
  • 25th Sep – National Fitness Day (UK)
  • 29th Sep – World Heart Day


October Dates

  • 1st Oct – World Vegetarian Day
  • 4th Oct – Child Health Day (USA)
  • 10th Oct – World Mental Health Day
  • 12th-16th Oct – National Work Life Week (UK)
  • 20th Oct – World Osteoporosis Day
  • 29th Oct – World Stroke Day
  • 31st Oct – Halloween
  • Go Sober For October Month (UK)


November Health Awareness Days

  • 1st Nov – World Vegan Day
  • 4th Nov – Diwali
  • 4th-9th Nov – National Spa Week 
  • 6th Nov – Stress Awareness Day (UK)
  • 19th Nov – International Men’s Day
  • 25th Nov – Thanksgiving (USA)
  • Good Nutrition Month


December Dates

  • 25th Dec – Christmas
  • 31st Dec – New Year’s Eve


So, there you have a round-up of all the global and national health awareness days for 2021. Integrate them into your marketing plans so that you can benefit from wide-spread media interest in them. With the might of global institutions like the United Nations and World Health Organisation behind many of them, you can be sure that they’ll gain attention. 


This is why we developed our digital marketing planner to act as a world health calendar for 2021. It includes key health awareness dates that are relevant to gyms, personal trainers, health coaches, nutritionists, and wellness professionals. Download it as part of our Fitness Business Templates bundle…



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