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World Encephalitis Day 2024 on Thursday, the 22nd of February, is the global awareness day for people who have been directly or indirectly affected by encephalitis.
Since its launch, it has reached millions of people through media features, events and social media.
It is our hope that World Encephalitis Day will play a leading role in our mission to increase global awareness of encephalitis and therefore saving lives and building better futures.
World Encephalitis Day through the years
There are many ways you can help us on World Encephalitis Day 2024.
Light up a Landmark - We want to light up landmarks around the world for World Encephalitis Day on the 22nd February - and we need you! Can you help? Get Involved
Go #Red4WED - On World Encephalitis Day, we ask supporters to wear something red and share photographs on their social media accounts. Find Out More
Here are five facts about encephalitis:
Encephalitis facts and figures
We will be lighting up global landmarks red for World Encephalitis Day. Find out how you can get involved.
The Encephalitis Society is proud to be delivering this year's World Encephalitis Day in collaboration with several generous corporate supporters.