In 1948, the World Health Organization (WHO) held its first World Health Assembly, in which it proclaimed the 7th of April to be World Health Day . This date was chosen to commemorate the founding of the World Health Organization (WHO) and with the need to raise awareness about the world’s deadly diseases and create healthy habits in people.
The celebration of this day has been carried out since April 7, 1950 and every year a theme is chosen based on the needs and suggestions made by the member states.
Universal Health Coverage
In recent years, the WHO campaigns’ have worked to encourage health to reach all corners of the planet, enabling people to have health care when they need it within their community, without having to travel long distances to obtain it, and that it is affordable for families Despite this, many people still do not have access to quality healthcare, and it is still the case that many people are forced to choose between healthcare and other daily expenses, such as food and even a roof.
How can I celebrate World Health Day in 2020?
Although there is no information on the campaign that the WHO is planning this year, it is essential that we all do our part to call on the population to stay at home and prevent the spread of the disease. coronavirus, which is heavily affecting the world in 2020.
Use your social networks to raise awareness among the population. You could also make a video about what you are doing at home to keep the little ones, the elderly and families in general entertained. Bring together cooking, crafts, courses, readings, or whatever clever ideas you have in mind.
Don’t forget to add the following hashtags to your message#StayHome #WorldHealthDay.
Source: International Day