World Health Day, 2019

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On 7th April of every year, World Health Day is celebrated all across the globe under the leadership of the World Health Organization. The prime motive of this celebration is to draw the attention of mass people towards the importance of global fitness and health. 7th of April has been marked as the anniversary of this organization, which was founded in the year 1948.

Event

World Health Day

Date and Month

7th April, 2019

Organization

World Health Organization

Coverage

Worldwide

Theme

Universal Health Coverage: Everyone, Everywhere

Song

Health for all



Why World Health Day is celebrated?

World Health Day is the most significant day in the history of the World Health Organization (WHO). The organization mainly focuses on raising the life expectancy rate by including healthy lifestyle among public and promotes habits that lead to a healthy life.

The main objectives of this celebration

The chief objectives of the World Health Day Celebration are listed below;

  • To offer detail and keen knowledge to prevent from various severe diseases, their risks, symptoms and complications.

  • To raise awareness among the mass people regarding various symptoms, causes and prevention of high blood pressure issue.

  • To encourage common mass regarding the regular check of their blood pressure and take the prescribed medicines.

  • Promotion of self care among common mass.

  • Motivating the associated authorities to take effective steps and efforts in creating a healthy and peaceful environment in their nation.

  • Protecting the people residing in the disease vulnerable regions.

  • Spread awareness regarding vector-borne diseases.

World Health Day Themes

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 1950 “Know your services.”

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 1951 “Health for your Child and World’s Children”

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 1952 “Healthy surroundings make Healthy people”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 1953 “Health is Wealth”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 1954 “The Nurse: Pioneer of Health”

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 1955 “Clean water means better Health”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 1956 “Destroy disease carrying Insects”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 1957 “Food for All”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 1958 “Ten years of Health progress”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 1959 “Mental illness and Mental Health in the World of today”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 1960 “Malaria eradication – A world challenge”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 1961 “Accidents and their prevention”

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 1962 “Preserve sight- prevents Blindness”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 1963 “Hunger- Disease of millions”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 1964 “No Truce for Tuberculosis”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 1965 “Smallpox – constant alert”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 1966 “Man and his Cities”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 1967 “Partners in Health”

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 1968 “Health in the World of Tomorrow”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 1969 “Health, Labor and Productivity”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 1970 “Early detection of Cancer saves Life”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 1971 “A full life despite Diabetes”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year  1972 “Your Heart is your Health”

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 1973 “Health begins at Home”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 1974 “Better food for a healthier World”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 1975 “Smallpox: Point of no return”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 1976 “Foresight Prevents Blindness”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 1977 “Immunize and protects your Child”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 1978 “Down with High Blood pressure”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 1979 “A healthy Child: A sure future”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 1980 “Smoking or Health: Choice is yours”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 1982 “Add life to years”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 1983 “Health for all by the year 2000 AD: Countdown has begun”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 1984 “Children’s Health: Tomorrow’s Wealth”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 1985 “Healthy Youth- Our best Resource”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 1986 “Healthy living: Everyone a winner”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 1987 “Immunization: A chance for every Child”

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 1988 “Health for All: All for Health”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 1989 “Let’s talk Health”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 1990 “Our Planet our Earth: Think Globally Act Locally”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 1991 “Should Disaster Strike, be prepared”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 1992 “Heart beat: A rhythm of Health”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 1993 “Handle life with care: Prevent violence and Negligence”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 1994 “Oral Health for a Healthy Life”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 1995 “Global Polio Eradication”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 1996 “Healthy Cities for a better life”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 1997 “Emerging infectious diseases”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 1998 “Safe motherhood”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 1999 “Active aging makes the difference”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 2000 “Safe Blood starts with me”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 2001 “Mental Health: stop exclusion, dare to care”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 2002 “Move for health”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 2003 “Shape the future of life: healthy environments for children”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 2004 “Road safety”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 2005 “Make every mother and child count”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 2006 “Working together for health”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 2007 “International health security”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 2008 “Protecting health from the adverse effects of climate change”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 2009 “Save lives, make hospitals safe in emergencies”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 2010 “Urbanization and health: make cities healthier”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 2011 “Anti-microbial resistance: no action today, no cure tomorrow”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 2012 “Good health adds life to years”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 2013 “Healthy heart beat, Healthy blood pressure”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 2014 “Vector-borne diseases”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 2015 “Food safety” (with other five prime keys; Key 1 Keep clean, Key 2 Separate raw and cooked food, Key 3 Cook food thoroughly, Key 4 Keep food at safe temperatures, Key 5 Use safe water and raw materials).

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 2016 “Diabetes: Scale up prevention, strengthen care, and enhance surveillance”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 2017 “Depression: Let’s talk”.

  • World Health Day Theme in the year 2018 “Universal health coverage: everyone, everywhere”.

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