Weeks of Action

National Primary Care Week (NPCW) is an annual event to highlight the importance of primary care and bring health care professionals together to discuss and learn about the impacts climate change can and will have on human health and health care.


Health Equity Week of Action (HEWA) is an annual week-long event that focuses on raising awareness about the health disparities that exist across racial, ethnic, cultural, and social groups. HEWA utilizes a variety of interactive and innovative events to inform and inspire the actions needed to eradicate such health inequities.


A Week of Addiction and Recovery Education (AWARE)’s mission is to raise awareness about substance misuse and abuse as a public health priority; instill a compassionate, total health approach to care that is free of stigma and based in evidence; explore current themes and models of prevention, treatment, and recovery; and cultivate the knowledge, skills, and attitudes for community engagement and improvement.