First-ever World Sleep Day event in Israel featured an interpretive dance about sleep
Dr. Manuel Schabus on Austria's
“Guten Morgen Österreich”

Thank you to all who participated in our 10th Annual World Sleep Day on March 17! We are so pleased with its success.Below are exciting highlights of the productive, international awareness day. Note: All numbers could continue to grow until April 17.
  • 260+ official delegates participated
  • 128 sleep awareness activities have been added to
  • 53 countries have notified us of participation in World Sleep Day so far
  • New this year: Events in the countries of Jordan, Switzerland, Israel, United Arab Emirates, Algeria, Qatar & Estonia
  • We added 830 individuals to our campaign
  • We had 100,400 visits to our webpage on March 17
  • We were trending on both Twitter and Facebook under the hashtag #WorldSleepDay
  • Our 2017 partners included Westin Hotels & Resorts, Dormeo, Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Fidia Farmaceutici, Barilla and Hypersomnia Foundation
Browse our  World Sleep Day Media Mentions  to watch videos, read articles and listen to broadcasts from around the globe. Be sure to submit the details of your activity by April 17 to be considered for our Distinguished Activity Awards.
World Sleep Day is designed to raise awareness of sleep as a human privilege that is often compromised by the habits of modern life.
World Sleep Day is an annual awareness event hosted by World Sleep Society.