WORLD HEALTH DAY

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News:World Health Day is celebrated every year on 7th April since 1950

Facts:

  • It is observed by the World Health Organization (WHO).
  • It marks the founding of WHO
  • 2020 Theme: ‘Support nurses and midwives’
  • 2020 has also been designated by the World Health Assembly as the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife

Additional Facts:

World Health Organization

  • It is a specialized agency of the United Nations that is concerned with international public health.
  • It was established on 7th April 1948, and headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. 
  • The WHO is a member of the United Nations Development Group. It has 194 member states.