National Health Education Week – October 19-23, 2020
Since 1995, the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) has celebrated National Health Education Week (NHEW), (initially in collaboration with the Department of Health and Human Services), during the third week of October.
NHEW is focused on increasing national awareness on major public health issues and promoting a better understanding of the role of health education.
Join SOPHE, its chapters, members and partners every October for events, webinars, and activities across the country.
Future NHEW date
October 19-23, 2021
Related Resources2017 NHEW Toolkit
National Health Education 2017 Toolkit 2017’s NHEW pays tribute to Scaling New Heights: Health educators know what’s up – October 16-20. This toolkit can be used to promote NHEW, including the following daily themes: Monday, October 16: Health Connections Tuesday, October 17: Technology tweets Wednesday, October 18: What’s advocacy got…
2016’s NHEW pays tribute to Partnerships to Build Community Health on October 17-21. This toolkit can be used to promote NHEW, including the following daily themes: • Monday, October 17: Community Health, Health Equity, and Faith-based Partnerships • Tuesday, October 18: Worksite Health Partnerships • Wednesday, October 19: School Health…
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