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World Health Day April 7, 2021: Theme, significance, history and quotes

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World Health Day is celebrated on April 7 every year, the theme for world health day 2021 is Building a fairer, healthier world. Here are some inspiring health quotes to encourage you to keep in good health, have a look.

World Health Day 2021: Health is not just about physical well-being but also about the mental and social aspects. A person is said to be healthy if he/she possesses all three. According to the WHO, health is central to human happiness and well-being. It also makes an important contribution to economic progress, as healthy populations live longer and are more productive.

Millions of people around the world are prey to many terrible diseases. Therefore, to raise awareness about the overall health and well-being of people across the globe every year World Health Day is celebrated.

World Health Day is celebrated on which date?

World Health Day 2021 celebrated every year on April 7 to recognize the widespread contributions of our medical faculty and the success of the World Health Organization.

“The greatest wealth is health.” -Virgil

World Health Day 2021: Theme

Each year, the World Health Organisation (WHO) selects a theme highlighting a particular priority area of public health. The theme for this year’s global health awareness day is Building a fairer, healthier world

The campaign highlights WHO’s constitutional principle that “the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health is one of the fundamental rights of every human being without distinction of race, religion, political belief, economic or social condition.”

World Health Day 2021: Previous themes

Have a look at previous themes of World Health Day

  • 2020: Supporting Nurses And Midwives
  • 2019: Universal Health Coverage: Everyone, Everywhere
  • 2018: Universal Health Coverage: Everywhere
  • 2017: Depression: Let’s Talk
  • 2016: Diabetes

How can you achieve Good Health?

The following ways can help you achieve good health:

  • Eat healthy meals
  • Add more fruits and vegetables to your diet
  • Drink a sufficient amount of water
  • Do regular exercise
  • Wash your hand before eating
  • Get enough sleep
  • Practice meditation
  • Avoid smoking, tobacco, alcohol, caffeine, and sugary drinks.

WORLD HEALTH DAY QUOTES

“Love is not as important as good health. You cannot be in love if you’re not healthy. You can’t appreciate it.” -Bryan Cranston”Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.” -Gautam Buddha”I believe that the greatest gift you can give your family and the world is a healthy you.” -Joyce Meyer”Health is the thing that makes you feel that now is the best time of year.” -Franklin P. Adams”It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.” -Mahatma Gandhi”Our bodies are our gardens – our wills are our gardeners.” -William Shakespeare

“Happiness is the highest form of health.” -Dalai Lama

World Health Day History

In 1948, the WHO organised the first World Health Assembly which called for the creation of a “World Health Day”. In 1950, the first World Health Day was celebrated on April 7 and since then, it is observed every year on the same day. The main aim of the day is to create awareness of a specific health theme to highlight a priority area of concern for the World Health Organization

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