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World Health Day

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  • April 7, 2022
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World Health Day

Part of: Prelims and GS II – Health

Context: World Health Day is celebrated on April 7th every year to draw attention to a specific health topic of concern to all people across the world. 

  • On this day, WHO was established in 1948. 
  • This year, WHO will focus on urgent actions needed to keep humans and the planet healthy globally and also foster a movement to create a society focused on well-being.
  • According to the WHO, more than 13 million deaths occur every year across the world due to avoidable environmental causes.
    • This consists of the climate crisis, which is the single biggest threat to health facing humanity. Therefore, the climate crisis is also a health crisis
  • The theme of World Health Day 2022 is “Our Planet, Our Health”. 

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