- The theme for World Diabetes Day 2017 is Women and Diabetes
- World Polio Day, did Pakistan achieved targets to eradicate poliomylitis?
- 24 October, World Polio Day
- Dr. Shahida Hasnain, microbiologist of University of Punjab has been awarded Carlos J. Finlay UNESCO award
- Eleventh (11th), biennial conference of Pakistan Society of Microbiology