World Health Day 2022: Since 1950, every year on 7 April, the foundation day of the World Health Organization (WHO) is celebrated as World Health Day. This year in 2022, 72nd Health Day and 74th Foundation Day of WHO are being celebrated on Thursday, 07th April .
The concept of celebrating World Health Day was first conceived in the year 1948 at the first health assembly and it was started celebrating from the year 1950. Today, due to the coronavirus pandemic in the country and around the world, there is a special need for you to take care of your health.
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|Name||World Health Day|
|Name of the organization||World Health Organization (WHO)|
|date||07 April (Annual)|
|first time||07 April 1950|
|Theme 2022||Our Planet, Our Health|
When is World Health Day celebrated?
World Health Day is celebrated every year on 7 April to commemorate the anniversary of the founding of the World Health Organization, WHO was established on 07 April 1948 .
World Health Day was celebrated for the first time in the year 1950 with the aim of bringing together countries around the world to spread awareness on the issue of health at the international level.
How Health Day is celebrated:
On this special occasion, many health programs and free health checkup camps and eye checkups are organized by government and non-government health organizations, organizations and NGOs around the world.
Why is World Health Day celebrated?
World Health Day is celebrated with the aim of raising people’s attention and awareness towards health issues and problems around the world.
At the same time , prevention and treatment of terrible diseases like polio, tuberculosis, AIDS, leprosy, hypertension, blindness, heart disease, malaria and today’s corona virus etc. The major objectives of WHO and Health Day include.
So far, many programs have been run by WHO, in which they have achieved a lot of success such as: Polio. Yes, in the year 1995, this International Day was celebrated with the theme of Global Polio Eradication, after which many other countries including India have become free from this disease.
Theme of World Health Day 2022 (World Health Day Theme)
The theme of World Health Day 2022 is ‘Our Planet, Our Health‘. The aim of this theme is to draw global attention to the well being of our planet and the humans living on it.
|1950||Know your health services|
|1951||Health for you and the children of the world|
|1952||Healthy environment makes healthy people|
|1953||health is Wealth|
|1954||Nurse: Health is the leader|
|1955||Clean water means better health|
|1956||kill disease-carrying insects|
|1957||food for all|
|1958||10 years of health progress|
|1959||Mental illness and mental health in today’s world|
|1960||Malaria eradication – a challenge for the world|
|1961||Accidents and their prevention|
|1962||Keep sight – protect from blindness|
|1963||Hunger = disease of millions|
|1964||‘No ceasefire for TB’|
|1965||Big mother – be constantly on the alert|
|1966||man and his city|
|1968||health in tomorrow’s world|
|1969||Health, wages and productivity|
|1970||Early detection of cancer saves lives|
|1971||a fulfilling life in spite of diabetes|
|1972||your heart is your health|
|1973||health starts at home|
|1974||better food for a healthier world|
|1975||Badi Mata: No chance to come back again|
|1976||Prior knowledge prevents blindness|
|1977||Protect and protect your children|
|1978||below high blood pressure|
|1979||A healthy baby: a sure future|
|1980||Smoking and health: the choice is yours|
|1981||Health for all since the year 2000 AD|
|1982||add life in years|
|1983||Health for all from the year 2000 AD: Counting has begun|
|1984||Children’s Health: Tomorrow’s Wealth|
|1985||Healthy youth – our best resource|
|1986||Healthy Living: Everyone Is a Winner|
|1987||Immunization: a chance for every child|
|1988||Health for all: Health for all|
|1989||let’s talk about health|
|1990||Our Planet Our Earth: Think Global, Act Local|
|1991||Will disaster strike, be prepared|
|1992||Heartbeat: the rhythm of health|
|1993||Handle Life With Care: Avoid Violence and Neglect|
|1994||oral health for a healthy life|
|1995||global polio eradication|
|1996||healthy city for better life|
|1997||infectious disease to come|
|1999||Active aging can make a difference|
|2000||safe blood started with me|
|2001||Mental health: stop exclusion, dare treatment|
|2002||go to health|
|2003||Shaping the Future of Life: Healthy Environments for Kids|
|2005||Every mother and children count|
|2006||work together for health|
|2007||international health protection|
|2008||Protecting health from adverse effects of climate change|
|2009||Save lives, build a safe hospital in case of emergency|
|2010||Urbanization and Health: Make the City Healthy|
|2011||Anti-microbial stop: no action today, no treatment tomorrow|
|2012||good health add more time to life|
|2013||healthy heartbeat, healthy blood pressure|
|2014||vector borne disease|
|2015||Food Safety:- With 5 solutions:
1: Always keep clean,
2: Keep cooked and raw food separate,
3: Cook food properly,
4: Keep food at safe temperature,
5: Safe water and raw materials use
|2016||Diabetes: increasing prevention, strengthening care and increasing surveillance|
|2017||Depression: Let’s talk|
|2018||Universal health coverage: everyone, everywhere|
|2019||Sarvatra Swasthya Suraksha (Universal Health Coverage)|
|2020||Support nurses and midwives|
|2021||building a fair, healthy world|
|2022||our planet, our health|
What is the World Health Organization (WHO)?
The full form or full name of WHO is ‘World Health Organization‘, which is called World Health Organization in Hindi.
The World Health Organization is an agency of the United Nations that oversees health-related matters. It was established on 7th April 1948. Headquarters of WHO is in Geneva, Switzerland. At present, a total of 194 countries around the world are its members.