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World Health Day 2021 – Date, subject, history and importance
World Health Day – Every year, 7 April is celebrated as World Health Day. It is celebrated annually to create awareness about health and well-being and attracts the attention of people around the world to highlight important health issues. During these constantly evolving times it is very important to be prepared mentally, physically and financially for all kinds of uncertainties.
The COVID-19 epidemic is an example of a similar situation. Some people were able to provide better health services and were able to live better lives and some were having difficulty fighting back. These unexpected situations make us realize the real importance of planning and securing our health above all other necessities of life.
World Health Day 2021 Theme:
The purpose of this day is to ensure that everyone, everywhere, realizes the right to good health. The theme of World Health Day 2021 is the creation of a fair, healthy world. A look at the past topics of World Health Day
- 2020: Supporting Nurses and Midwives
- 2019: Universal Health Coverage: EveryOne, EveryOne
- 2018: Universal Health Coverage: Everywhere
- 2017: Depression: Late Talk
- 2016: Diabetes
World Health Day 2021 History
This global campaign was started in the year 1950 by the World Health Organization. This international body organized the World Health Assembly for the first time in 1948, which decided to celebrate April 7 from 1950 as World Health Day. On this important day, WHO organizes various events to draw global attention to topics of high importance in the field of health.
Importance of World Health Day 2021
The day is celebrated to shed light on the most important issues like mental health, maternal and child care, climate change, the importance of health workers and many other issues.
The main objective of this day is to spread awareness among people to achieve a better lifestyle and lead a healthy life.
Currently, during the COVID-19 epidemic, nurses and other health workers are at the forefront and are putting themselves at risk by providing necessary treatment, care and support to patients. His unselfish service and adventure is truly worth saluting.