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Dates of World Health Day
2022 United Nations Thursday, April 7thWorld Health Day
2021 United Nations Wednesday, April 7thWorld Health Day
2020 United Nations Tuesday, April 7thWorld Health Day
2019 United Nations Sunday, April 7thWorld Health Day
Summary
This day marks the anniversary of the founding of the World Health Organisation in 1948.

April 7th of each year marks the celebration of World Health Day. From its inception at the First Health Assembly in 1948 and since taking effect in 1950, the celebration has aimed to create awareness of a specific health theme to highlight a priority area of concern for the World Health Organization.

Each year a theme is selected that highlights a priority area of public health concern in the world.

Over the past 50 years this has brought to light important health issues such as mental health, maternal and child care, and climate change. The celebration is marked by activities which extend beyond the day itself and serves as an opportunity to focus worldwide attention on these important aspects of global health.

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