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|2019 World Wide Pressure Injury Prevention Day|
The National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) is proud to announce that 2019 World Wide Pressure Injury Prevention Day is to be celebrated on Thursday, November 21, 2019.
The objective of World Wide Pressure Injury Prevention Day is to increase awareness about pressure injury prevention and to educate the public on this topic. NPUAP has developed an extensive media materials package, appropriate for all healthcare settings and organizations, which is available below.
Help get pressure injury day recognized in your state
One way to raise awareness about pressure injury prevention is by contacting the governor of your state and requesting the issuance of a proclamation. A proclamation is an honorary announcement recognizing the importance of an event to the general public.
How to request a proclamation
First, click HERE to download our proclamation template.
Next, fill it out with the relevant information.
Then, click HERE to find the website for your state where you should submit the document.
Thanks for your activism!
There is no cost to use the materials below and requesting permission for use is not required. Click the text links below to open or download.
Posters & other images
Press releases for healthcare institutions