World Health Day: A day dedicated to better health care

The new age is very aware regarding their health. In order to create awareness about good health, the World Health Organization has marked 7 April as International World Health Day.

The World Health Day is a global health awareness day celebrated every year on 7 April, under the sponsorship of the World Health Organisation, as well as other related organizations.

In 1948, the WHO held the first World Health Day. This day is held to mark WHO's founding and is seen as an opportunity by the organization to draw worldwide attention to a subject of major importance to global health each year.

World Health Day is one of 11 official global health campaigns marked by WHO, along with World Tuberculosis Day, World Immunization Week, World Malaria Day, World No Tobacco Day, World AIDS Day, World Blood Donor Day, World Chagas Disease Day, World Patient Safety Day, World Antimicrobial Awareness Week and World Hepatitis Day.

The significance of this day is that it is celebrated to focus on important matters including mental health, maternal and child care, climate change, the importance of healthcare workers, and many more such issues to the forefront. "Building a Fairer and Healthier World for Everyone" is this year's theme.

On this specific day, many schools conduct a special programme to make the students aware regarding better health and hygiene practices. In this pandemic, being extra careful with your hygiene only serves to protect you and your family. You can do your part by creating awareness about the importance of better hygiene and social distancing practices among your peers.



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