April 5 is the -41st (that’s the negative 41st!) anniversary of First Contact Day, honouring Zephram Cochrane’s warp 1 flight on the Phoenix and the first open contact between Humans and Vulcans.
April 7 is World Health Day. In the midst of a pandemic, a polluted planet, and increasing incidence of diseases like cancer, asthma, and heart disease, on World Health Day, the WHO will focus global attention on the urgent actions needed to keep humans and the planet healthy, and foster a movement to create societies focused on well-being.
April 10 to 16 is National Medical Laboratory Week.
April 15 is National Rubber Eraser Day, marking 352 years since chemist Joseph Priestly accidentally came across a vegetable gum that proved to be very effective in erasing pencil marks.
April 18 is the International Day for Monuments and Sites.
April 24 to 30 is National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week. Public opinion data indicates that 90 percent of Canadians approve of organ and tissue donation, yet only 32 percent have actually put their names on an organ donation registry. Find out more here.
April 28 is the World Day for Safety and Health at Work.