The History of World Health Day

The World Health Day is also the global health awareness day, celebrated on 7th April from 1950 every year. World health day is under the sponsorship of the WHO (World Health Organization), to develop attention for everyone about health conscious.

On this day, the WHO organizes national, international, regional and local events every year by choosing a particular theme. World Health Day is recognized by various governments and non-governmental organizations with interests in public health issues.

WHO focused on removing the health problems every year. This year, discussion will be on Diabetes.

Theme of this year: Diabetes

WHO make us aware how you can control and manage to prevent complications through diagnosis, self-management education, and affordable treatment.

The WHO estimated about 350 million people in the world having diabetes, and around 1.5 million death occurs due to direct cause of this disease. The goals of WHO 2016 are

  1. How to prevent diabetes.
  2. How to take care of Yourself.
  3. How to enhance immune system.

Let us know some of the previous years theme of world health day, organized by WHO. The latest theme is going to be organized in 7th April 2016. Previous years themes or topics were:

  • 2015:- Food Safety
  • 2014:- Problems through mosquito feeding
  • 2013:- Healthy Blood Pressure
  • 2012:- Ageing & Health
  • 2011:- Anti-Microbial Resistance
  • 2010:- Organization & Health
  • 2009:- Save Lives
  • 2008:- Protecting health from the adverse effects of climate change
  • 2007:- Invest in health, build a safer future
  • 2006:- Working together for health

One should participate world health day because is makes you aware of many informative information on your health issues. You must appreciate their efforts and follow them. Also, you can increase common public awareness towards the health issues in the world. You should always take care of your-self.

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