National Handwashing Awareness Week

DECEMBER 4-10, 2017   Each December the U.S. celebrates National Handwashing Awareness Week to educate children, parents, caregivers, healthcare professionals and educators on the merits of washing your hands with soap and water. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, washing your hands with soap and water is one of the best…


November is American Diabetes Month

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control describes diabetes as a major health problem. They explain that diabetes is a serious, common, costly, yet manageable disease and is one of the top 10 leading causes of death in the United States. American Diabetes Month is observed every November so individuals, healthcare professionals, organizations and communities across…

Unitex Celebrates Healthcare Quality Week

National Healthcare Quality and Education Weeks

October 17-22, 2017 Each year, Healthcare Quality Week and National Health Education Week overlap during the third week of October. While National Health Education Week focuses national attention on major health issues and advocates for the important role of health education in promoting public health, Healthcare Quality Week is dedicated to celebrating the contributions professionals…