Purpose of The World Health Day – Theme and History

World Health Day

The purpose of World Health Day is to raise awareness about the health issues that affect people all over the world.

On World Health Day 2022, in the midst of a polluted world; and the growing illnesses like cancer, asthma, and heart disease. WHO focuses its global attention on urgent efforts needed to keep humanity and the planet healthy. WHO will also build a movement to establish societies centred on well-being.

On April 7, the world celebrates World Health Day. The day commemorates the anniversary of WHO’s establishment in 1948.

What is the theme of Health Day 2022

This year’s World Health Day theme is “Our Planet, Our Health”. WHO seeks to draw attention to the urgent efforts required to “keep individuals and the planet healthy”.

What is the History of Health Day

World Health Day (WHD) commemorates the anniversary of WHO’s inception in 1948.

World Health Day was one of the World Health Organization’s first formal acts. It took effect on April 7, 1948. The first World Health Day was held in 1950. Ever since then, World health day has been celebrated on the 7th of April of each year.

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To understand the history of World Health Day; it is necessary to first examine the formation of WHO.

In 1945, the UN held a conference; where a resolution was carried out to establish an independent group dedicated to debating health issues.

By April 7, 1948, 61 countries signed an agreement to establish the World Health Organization.

What is the Purpose of World Health Day

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The goal of the day is to raise public awareness about people’s health.

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What are some activities on World Health Day

  • Plan a Day of Various Physical Activities
  • Encourage Healthy Eating Habits
  • Meditation is beneficial to one’s mental health.
  • Teach them the value of personal hygiene.
  • Encourage Volunteering and Charity Campaigns
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