Current Affairs 7th April, 2021: The theme, meaning, history, for World Health Day on April 7, 2021

7th April, 2021 Published by: Saloni Bhatia Updated Wed, 07 Apr 2021 06:02 PM IST

World Health Day 2021: Health encompasses not just physical well-being but also mental and social well-being. If an individual possesses all three, he or she is said to be well. Health, according to the World Health organization is fundamental to human happiness and well-being. It also contributes significantly to economic growth because healthier people live longer and are more active.

Many horrific diseases afflict millions of people all over the world. Every year, World Health Day is observed to raise awareness about people's overall health and well-being around the world.

On what date is World Health Day observed?

Every year on April 7, World Health Day 2021 is commemorated to honor the efforts of our medical faculty and the achievements of the World Health Organization.

The theme for World Health Day 2021

Every year, the World Health Organization (WHO) chooses a theme to highlight a specific public health priority.

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This year's theme for World Health Day is "Building a Fairer, Healthier World."

"The greatest wealth is health." -Virgil

"The enjoyment of the highest attainable quality of health is one of the fundamental rights of every human being, without the distinction of color, faith, political opinion, economic or social status," according to WHO's constitution.

What would you do to boost your health?

The methods listed below will assist you in achieving good health:

  • Consume balanced foods.
  • Increase the number of fruits and vegetables in your diet.
  • Make sure you're getting enough water.
  • Exercise on a daily basis.
  • Before you eat, wash your hands.
  • Get enough rest.
  • Stop smoking, cigarettes, alcohol, caffeine, and sugary beverages by practicing meditation.

History of World Health Day

The World Health Organization (WHO) organized the first World Health Assembly in 1948, which called for the establishment of a "World Health Day." The first World Health Day was held on April 7, 1950, and it has been observed on that date every year since. The key purpose of the day is to raise awareness about a particular health issue in order to highlight a World Health Organization priority area of concern.

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