List of Thyroid (and related) events

The below dates and events are listed here for ease, so that we have all the relevant events to hand, in which we can raise awareness of thyroid disease and various related topics.


Thyroid Disease Awareness Month
– Is always held in January

(National) Autoimmune Disease Awareness Month
– Is always held in March. It’s often referred to as ‘National Autoimmune Disease Awareness Month’, focusing on the US, but I believe we should make it an international event, so I refer to it as simply Autoimmune Disease Awareness Month.

International Women’s Day
– Hashimoto’s and hypothyroidism affect 8-15 times more women than men. Learn why it’s a feminist issue here.

International Thyroid Awareness Week
– It was from the 23rd May – 29th May in 2016 and should be similar dates in future years.

World Thyroid Day is always on the 25th May

Thyroid cancer awareness month
– Is always held in September

Invisible Illness Awareness Week
– It was from the 26th September – 2nd October in 2016
and should be similar in future years.

Thyroid UK‘s Thyroid Awareness Week.
– The charity Thyroid UK celebrate Thyroid Awareness Week in October


If you believe I’ve missed any relevant awareness weeks/months/days etc. then please do let me know. 


Rachel, The Invisible Hypothyroidism

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