World Sepsis Day
This article waslast modified on August 31, 2018.

AACC Lab Tests Online supports health awareness events by sharing information on related Lab Tests Online test articles and resources associated with each health topic. See information on current, upcoming, and past events below.

World Sepsis Day is September 13

Annually, sepsis accounts for at least 8 million deaths worldwide. Early recognition and treatment reduces sepsis mortality by 50%. AACC's Lab Tests Online will promote awareness by sharing information on sepsis and related tests throughout the month of September.

Other September Events
Healthy Aging Month

September is Healthy Aging Month. It is a reminder that it is never too late to take charge of your health by developing healthy habits and getting regular screening tests for common health problems. For more information, see our new page on Healthy Aging.

Blood Cancer Awarenss Month

September is also Blood Cancer Awareness Month. Learn more about blood cancers from resources like Lab Tests Online's champion parter, Patient Power, and those listed in our article on Cancer.

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Upcoming Awareness Events
  • September Events
    • Healthy Aging Month
    • Blood Cancer Awareness Month
    • National Cholesterol Education Month
    • National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
    • Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
    • National Sickle Cell Month
    • National Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month
    • Newborn Screening Awareness Month
    • World Alzheimer’s Month
    • Sepsis Awareness Month
    • World Sepsis Day (Sept. 13)
    • Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
    • Sexual Health Awareness Month
    • National Celiac Disease Awareness Day (Sept. 13)
  • October Events

    •    National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
    •    Health Literacy Month
    •    National Medical Librarians Month
    •    Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month
    •    World Cerebral Palsy Day (Oct. 3)
    •    Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day (Oct. 13)
    •    International Infection Prevention Week (Oct. 14-20)
    •    National Health Education Week (Oct. 16-20)
    •    National Healthcare Quality Week (Oct. 21-27)

  • November Events

    •    National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month
    •    American Diabetes Month
    •    Bladder Health Month
    •    National Family Caregivers Month
    •    Lung Cancer Awareness Month
    •    Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month
    •    World Antibiotic Awareness Week (Nov. 12-18)

  • December Events

    •    World AIDS Day (Dec. 1)
    •    National Handwashing Awareness Week (Dec. 2-8)

  • Recent Past Events

    International Group B Strep Month

    Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month

    World Hepatitis Day (July 28) 

    Worldwide, more than 300 million people are living with viral hepatitis. 9 out of 10 people living with viral hepatitis are unaware. This month, Lab Tests Online supports World Hepatitis Day, July 28, by sharing related patient education articles on LTO Facebook and Twitter throughout the month of July. 

    Related Lab Tests Online Articles

    For information on hepatitis, visit the following Lab Tests Online articles: 

    Tests: Hepatitis A Testing, Hepatitis B Testing, Hepatitis C Testing

    Conditions: Hepatitis

    News: Screen all Adults for Hep C, Researchers say