“World Menopause Day is held every year on the 18th October. The purpose of the day is to raise awareness of the menopause and the support options available for…”.1

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What may the World Menopause Day Umbrella include?

Depending on the Source (DotS) this umbrella may include:

  • World Menopause Day
  • World Menopause Month

World Menopause Day

World Menopause DayWhat is World Menopause Day (WMD)?

In World Menopause Day the International Menopause Society (IMS) explain:

“World Menopause Day is held every year on the 18th October. The purpose of the day is to raise awareness of the menopause and the support options available for improving health and wellbeing. We encourage professionals and women to participate in this global awareness raising campaign by printing and sharing these materials, organising events to engage their communities, and sharing World Menopause Day social media posts”.2

World Menopause Month

World Menopause DayWhat is World Menopause Month?

The IMS note:

“Since it is not always possible for local societies to arrange activities for this specific day, the IMS has now designated October as World Menopause Month. Local societies can also collaborate with other organizations working in the field of adult women’s health, such as societies for osteoporosis and breast cancer, to organize joint events. World Menopause Month can also be a call to implement policies that support research and treatment in the area of menopausal health”.3

World Menopause Day 2022

What is the theme for WMD 2022?

The IMS are yet to announce the theme for WMD 2022.

The IMS usually announce the theme for WMD closer to the 18th October when WMD is held.

World Menopause DayWorld Menopause Day 2021

What was the theme for WMD 2021?

In World Menopause Day the IMS elaborate on:

“The theme for World Menopause Day 2021 is Bone Health”.4

World Menopause Day 2020

What was the theme for WMD 2020?

The theme for World Menopause Day 2020 was Premature Ovarian Insufficiency (POI).

World Menopause Day 2019

What was the theme of WMD 2019?

In World Menopause Day 2019 the IMS elaborate on:

“The theme of World Menopause Day 2019 is Testosterone for Women at Midlife. The information in the resources is from the Global Consensus Position Statement on the Use of Testosterone Therapy for Women, which was launched by the IMS on 2nd September 2019”.5

World Menopause Day 2018

What was the WMD 2018 awareness campaign?

In World Menopause Day 2018 the IMS elaborate on:

“The 2018 awareness campaign concentrates on Sexual wellbeing after menopause.

Sexual health is a state of physical, emotional, mental and social well-being related to sexuality. After menopause it is not uncommon for women to experience sexual problems which can severely impair their relationships, mental health, social functioning and overall quality of life. This campaign aims to show that it is treatable”.6

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  1. World Menopause Day. International Menopause Society https://www.imsociety.org/education/world-menopause-day/ Accessed: 12 July 2022
  2. World Menopause Day. International Menopause Society https://www.imsociety.org/education/world-menopause-day/ Accessed: 12 July 2022
  3. World Menopause Day 2014 – World Menopause Month. International Menopause Society https://www.imsociety.org/education/world-menopause-day/wmd-2014/ Accessed: 12 July 2022
  4. World Menopause Day. International Menopause Society https://www.imsociety.org/education/world-menopause-day/ Accessed: 12 July 2022
  5. World Menopause Day 2019. International Menopause Society https://www.imsociety.org/education/world-menopause-day/wmd-2019/ Accessed: 12 July 2022
  6. World Menopause Day 2018. International Menopause Society https://www.imsociety.org/education/world-menopause-day/wmd-2018/ Accessed: 12 July 2022

Topic Last Updated: 12 July 2022 – Topic Last Reviewed: 09 April 2022
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