World Health Day 2021: Theme| History| Significance| Quotes

World Health day theme for this year is Building a fairer, healthier world
World Health day theme for this year is Building a fairer, healthier world

April 7 is celebrated as World Health Day all over the world. As the name suggests, the day is to raise and create awareness about the importance of health and well-being.

The theme for This Year

The theme this year is Building a fairer, healthier world.

Significance/ Objective of World Health Day

  • A major objective of the day is to make more and more people aware of the various health issues present in society.
  • These can range from mental health to women’s health and hygiene.
  • However, this day is organized to mark the founding of WHO.
  • It is seen by the organization each year as an opportunity to attract worldwide attention to a topic of major importance to global health.

Also, read | Covid-19 vaccination is for those who need, not who want: Government

History of World Health day

  • A campaign to identify a day dedicated to health was launched by the World Health Organization.
  • In 1948, the World Health Organization organized the first World Health Assembly, in which it was decided to mark April 7 as World Health Day.
  • Hence, The day finally comes effect in 1950.

The World Health Organization (WHO) has asked countries in the South-East Asia region to prioritize actions to address inequalities complicated by the ongoing coronavirus disease (Covid-19) Epidemic.

World Health Day 2021 Quotes| Slogans

  • It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.
  • He who has health has hope and he who has hope has everything.
  • In health there is freedom. Health is the first of all liberties.
  • Life is not merely being alive, but being well.
  • Those who do not find time for exercise will have to find time for illness.
  • A healthy body is a guest chamber for the soul; a sick body is a prison.
  • If you want good health, you have to take that first step. You cannot sit and wait for it to arrive.
  • Health is the crown on the good person’s head that only the ill person can see.
  • When you are young and healthy, a pandemic might not look like that much of a scare. However, by putting yourself at risk, you are also putting your family at risk. Pledge to be more responsible this World Health Day.
  • The crucial letters in wellness are we. Take care of yourself and your family.
  • Prevention is better than cure! Promise yourself to take care of your health.
  • A healthy body is a guest chamber for the soul; a sick body is a prison.
  • To keep the body in good health is a duty, for otherwise, we shall not be able to trim the lamp of wisdom, and keep our mind strong and clear.
  • Good health is not something we can buy. However, it can be an extremely valuable savings account.
  • When you’ve got your health, you got everything.
  • I believe that the greatest gift you can give your family and the world is a healthy you.

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