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World Rabies Day

September 28, 2019

World Rabies Day is the first and only global day of action and awareness for rabies prevention. It is an opportunity to unite as a community and for individuals, NGOs and governments to connect and share their work.

September 28th 2019 will be the 13th World Rabies Day, and this year’s theme focuses on vaccination, the foundation of all rabies control efforts.

The theme, Rabies:...

Sierra Madre Day

September 26, 2019

Presidential Proclamation 413 declares September 26 of every year as Sierra Madre Day. This declaration is observed annually and spearheaded by the Save Sierra Madre Network Alliance, Inc. (SMNAI), a network of Indigenous Peoples and Non-Indigenous, People’s Organizations, Government Organizations, Civil Society Schools, Churches and Individuals committed to the protection and...

Family Week

September 23, 2019 to September 29, 2019

The celebration of National Family Week is pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 60 issued on September 28, 1992, which aims “to increase awareness on various family issues; enhance effectiveness of national and local efforts to carry out specific programs concerning families by generating new programs concerning families by generating new activities and strengthening existing ones;...

Kainang Pamilya Mahalaga Day

September 23, 2019

Pursuant to the Memorandum of Agreement between the National Committee on the Filipino Family (NCFF) and the Monde Nissin Corporation (MNC) adopted on August 27, 2008, “Kainang Pamilya Mahalaga Day” is celebrated every fourth Monday of September every year. This is to encourage parents to frequently eat dinner with their children and be involved in their children’s lives as...

International Coastal Clean-up

September 16, 2019 to September 22, 2019

Presidential Proclamation No. 470 declares the third Sunday of September of each year as the International Coastal Clean-Up (ICC) Day in observance of the Global Coastal Clean-up celebrations.

International Coastal Cleanup is the largest volunteer effort for ocean's health. People around the world gather on beaches, coasts, rivers, waterways and underwater dive sites to remove trash and...

Linggo ng Kasuotang Pilipino

September 16, 2019 to September 22, 2019

The third week of September is celebrated as Linggo ng Kasuotang Pilipino. During this period, our people's various native dresses and costumes are highlighted.

Philippine history and culture were recorded not only in documents but also in the material culture of our people. The varied names, uses, meanings and motifs of our people's dresses suggest the rich history and culture of our...

Cerebral Palsy Awareness and Protection Week

September 16, 2019 to September 22, 2019

Pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 588 issued on March 25, 2004, every year September 16-22 of each year is declared as Celebral Palsy Awareness and Protection (CPAP) Week

The observance of this event hopes to create an environment that will allow persons with cerebral palsy to enjoy productive lives by raising the awareness of the people throughout the society and to inform the public...

National Crime Prevention Week

September 1, 2019 to September 7, 2019

Every first week of September of every year is declared as the National Crime Prevention Week pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 461 dated August 31, 1994. All government agencies and instrumentalities of government are enjoined to evolve and implement projects and activities that focus on prevention as an approach in combating criminality.

This year’s theme is “Buhay...

National Teachers Month

September 5, 2019 to October 5, 2019

The Metro Bank Foundation, Inc. in coordination with the Department of Education, spearheads the celebration of the National Teachers’ Month (NTM), from September 5 to October 5, 2019, and the National Teacher’s Day on the 5th of October 2019 pursuant to Presidential Proclamation N. 242 (s.2011) and the Republic Act No. 10743 (s. 2016).

The NTM movement started as a small group in...

National Peace Consciousness Month

September 1, 2019 to September 30, 2019

The Philippines celebrates the National Peace Consciousness Month every September as mandated under Proclamation No. 675 issued in July 2004.The presidential proclamation was issued?to “instill greater consciousness and understanding among the Filipino people on the comprehensive peace process to strengthen and sustain institutional and popular support for and participation in this...

Development Policy Research Month

September 1, 2019 to September 30, 2019

Pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 247, issued on September 2, 2002, the month of September of every year has been declared as the Development Policy Research Month (DPRM) as a platform to promote and draw nationwide awareness on the importance of policy research in nation building. The Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) is designated as the lead agency in the annual...

119th Anniversary of the Philippine Civil Service

September 1, 2019 to September 30, 2019

Every year, the Philippine civil service commemorates the enactment of Public Law No. 5, “An Act for the Establishment and Maintenance of an Efficient and Honest Civil Service in the Philippine Islands” on 19 September 1900. The bureaucracy also celebrates the achievements and contributions of the men and women in government who uphold the country’s societal goals and...

National Heroes Day

August 26, 2019

The celebration of National Heroes Day is pursuant to Republic Act No. 3827, passed by the Philippine Legislature October 28, 1931. The Act declared the last Sunday of August of every year as an official national holiday.

This national holiday honors all the heroes of the Philippines, including those whose names have been forever lost to history.

Linggo ng Kabataan and International Youth Day

August 12, 2019

Section 30 of Republic Act No. 10742, the Sanggunian Kabataan Reform Act of 2015 mandates the observance of Linggo ng Kabataan in very barangay, municipality, city and province on the week where the 12thof August falls to coincide with the International Youth Day (IYD).

For 2019 International Youth Day, the theme is “Transforming Education” aimed to ensure inclusive and equitable...

National Hospital Week

August 6, 2019 to August 12, 2019

This annual celebration is in line with Presidential Proclamation No. 181 declaring August 6-12 of every year as National Hospital Week. The main objective of this celebration is to promote awareness on the health programs and social roles of hospital in partnership with other sectors and the community in maintaining a healthy citizenry.

World Breastfeeding Week

August 1, 2019 to August 7, 2019

World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated every year from 1 to 7 August to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies around world. It commemorates the Innocenti Declaration signed in August 1990 by government policymakers, WHO, UNICEF and other organizations to protect, promote and support breastfeeding.

This year, WHO is working with UNICEF and partners to promote the importance...

National Tuberculosis Month

August 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019

This is an annual observance aimed at reducing the incidence of Tuberculosis (TB) and TB-related morbidity and mortality in the country.

Sight-Saving Month

August 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019

Since the 1980s, the month of August has been celebrated as Sight Saving Month. The celebration aims to emphasize the importance of protecting and taking good care of the eyes and to encourage the public to be aware of available means of restoring lost eyesight and the value of organ donation.

Breastfeeding Awareness Month

August 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019

Pursuant to Republic Act 10028, otherwise known as the Expanded Breastfeeding Promotion Act of 2009, August of every year is Breastfeeding Awareness Month.

This observance aims to raise public awareness on the importance of and to further promote breastfeeding in the country.

Buwan ng Wikang Pambansa

August 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019

Alinsunod sa itinakda ng Pampanguluhang Proklamasyon Bilang 1041, s. 1997, na nagpapahayag ng taunang Buwan ng Wikang Pambansa tuwing 1-31 ng Agosto na pinangungunahan ng Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (KWF). Ang tema ng pagdiriwang ng Buwan ng Wikang Pambansa sa taong ito ay “Wikang Katutubo: Tungo sa Isang Filipino”.

At bilang tugon sa proklamasyon ng UNESCO na International Year...

World Hepatitis Day

July 28, 2019

No one should have to live with viral hepatitis without knowing. Yet, globally more than 290 million men, women and children do. Unless there is a massive scale-up in screening, diagnosis and linkage to care, more people will become infected and lives will continue to be lost.

The World Hepatitis Alliance’s (WHA) global campaign – Find the Missing Millions – is a three-year...

41st National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week

July 17, 2019 to July 23, 2019

Over the years, the government had exerted efforts in uplifting the economic and social welfare of persons with disabilities (PWDs) in our country. On August 19, 2000, Proclamation No. 361 was issued declaring every third week of July as the “National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation (NDPR) Week” to raise awareness on the problems on disability, and encourage every citizen...

Police Community Relations Month

July 1, 2019 to July 31, 2019

Presidential Proclamation No. 764 signed on January 24, 2005 declares the month of July every year as Police Community Relations Month. PCR Month celebration aims to develop closer interaction between the police and the community in handling peace and order concerns.

The PCR Month celebration is an opportune time to strengthen community participation in crime prevention with a theme "Police...

National Disaster Resilience Month

July 1, 2019 to July 31, 2019

Formerly called National Disaster Consciousness Month, the celebration was renamed to NDRM through and Executive Order No. 29 issued by President Rodrigo Duterte on June 28, 2017.

The observance highlights the shift from disaster awareness building to disaster resilience.

NDRM shall be observed by NDRRMC Member Agencies and DRRM Councils by undertaking various activities relative to disaster...

Nutrition Month

July 1, 2019 to July 31, 2019

Presidential Decree 491 in 1974 declared that Nutrition Month shall be held every July to create greater awareness on the importance of nutrition among Filipinos. The law mandates the National Nutrition Council (NNC) to coordinate and lead the nationwide campaign.

The 2019 Nutrition Month theme is “Kumain nang wasto at maging aktibo… push natin ‘to!” (Eat healthy and...

National Blood Donor's Month

July 1, 2019 to July 31, 2019

July has been designated National Blood Donor’s Month pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 1021, dated July 9, 1997, and the Implementing Rules and Regulations of the National Blood Service Act of 1994. The observance aims to build public awareness of the need for quality and safe blood, honor and recognize blood donors, and encourage regular blood donation.

World Day to Combat Desertification

June 17, 2019

Out of concern that “desertification and drought are problems of global dimension in that they affect all regions of the world,” the international community adopted the Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) in Paris on 17 June 1994.

On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Convention and the World Day to Combat Desertification in 2019 (#2019WDCD), we will look back...

June 16-22 Depositor Protection and Awareness Week

June 16, 2019 to June 22, 2019

The Office of the President, through Proclamation No. 358 dated April 4, 2003 declared June 16-22 of every year as Depositor Protection and Awareness Week.
This year marks the commemoration of the 17th Depositor Protection and Awareness Week (DPAW) in support of the government’s thrust of sustaining economic growth and Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation (PDIC) mandate of depositor...

World Blood Donor Day

June 14, 2019

Transfusion of blood and blood products save millions of lives every year. Blood and blood products are essential components in the proper management of women suffering from bleeding associated with pregnancy and childbirth; children suffering from severe anaemia due to malaria and malnutrition; patients with blood and bone marrow disorders, inherited disorders of haemoglobin and immune...

June 12 - 121st Philippine Independence Day

June 12, 2019

Section 1 of Republic Act No. 4166, entitled, “An Act Changing the Date of Philippine Day from July Four to June twelve, and Declaring July Four as Philippine Republic Day, Further Amending for the Purpose Section Twenty-Nine of the Revised Administrative Code”, declaring the 12th day of June as Philippine Independence Day, and enjoining all the citizens of the Philippines to...